Faculty of Business Management (FBM)


Assalaam a’laikum and welcome to the Faculty of Business Management (FBM)!

Whether you are a school leaver, a working adult seeking to advance your career, or simply seeking personal growth, we offer a comprehensive portfolio of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

Since 2007, FBM has continued to build a strong national reputation as the leading choice for accounting, finance, marketing and business programmes in the country. Built on the core values of Villa College, FBM seeks input from our students, sponsors and various stakeholders to continuously meet and exceed their expectations. We aim to create an enterprising, innovative and creative mind-set in our students.

Being the first Gold Tuition provider of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, UK (ACCA) in the Maldives, we also offer the full suite of ACCA qualifications to meet the growing needs of the accounting and finance sectors of the Maldives.

Through our international partnerships and more recently with our own programmes, we continue to excel in catering to the increasingly complex skill demands of the Maldives industry and business community. In doing so, our curriculum is international, cutting-edge and we use the latest technology in programme delivery.

We believe in serving our community. Our staff and students engage in various activities to make a positive contribution to those in need in our community, be it volunteering with NGOs, donating blood or cleaning the beach. We believe quality management education must be supplemented with good citizenship.

Backed by a pleasant study environment, good facilities, unrivalled study resources and the expertise of our international partners, we will ensure your time with us is memorable, truly life-changing and intellectually rewarding.

With best wishes


Abdulla Nafiz






BA (Hons) Business Management and Economics

BA (Hons) Business Management with Marketing

BA (Hons) Business and Management

BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance

BA in Human Resource Management and Development

Diploma in Human Resource Management

MSc Accounting and Finance

Master of Business Administration (UWE)

Association of Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA)

BA (Hons) Business and Human Resource Management

Master of Business Administration (VC)

Diploma in Tourism and Hotel Management

Diploma in Banking and Finance

BA in Banking and Finance

BA in Tourism and Hotel Management

MSc Accounting and Finance - Qualified Professionals Route

Bachelor of Arts in Business Management

Bachelor of Arts in Business Management and Marketing

Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance

Master of Arts in Human Resource Management

Bachelor of Arts in Business and Aviation Management

BA (Hons) International Business Management (Top-Up)

ACCA - Association of Chartered Certified Accountants: Applied Knowledge

ACCA - Association of Chartered Certified Accountants: Applied Skills

CAT – Certified Accounting Technicians - FIA/ CAT-LEVEL-2

CAT – Certified Accounting Technicians - FIA/ CAT-LEVEL-1

CIMA – Chartered institute of Management Accounting – Certificate Level (CIMA Cert BA)

CIMA – Chartered Institute of Management Accountants: Operational Level (CIMA Dip MA)

CAT – Certified Accounting Technicians - FIA/ CAT-LEVEL-3

BA in Health Services Management

Bachelor of Arts in Business and Project Management

MSc in Project Management

Bachelor of International Hospitality Management (Honours)

Master of International Hospitality Management

Master of Communication

Bachelor of Culinary Management (Honours)

Bachelor of Mass Communication (Honours)

BSc (Hons) in Applied Accounting

CIMA – Chartered Institute of Management Accountants: The Management Level

CIMA – Chartered Institute of Management Accountants: The Strategic Level


We take pride in the quality and professionalism of our lecturers and support staff. Our lecturers are experts in their respective fields, with years of teaching and industry experience along with relevant qualifications from esteemed universities. They are always willing and ready to provide all necessary support to you and help you through your programme of study.

Message for potential students

Faculty of Business Management is your gateway to an exciting academic and career future. Whatever you want to get out of your educational journey, we are here to guide you through to your destination. We are here to facilitate the realization of your dreams and to prove that with energy, dedication and enthusiasm, no dream is unreal and no goal is too far away.

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Thorif Ahmed

In my opinion, the BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance [BAAF] is the best out of all accounting degree programmes in the country. In addition to the fact that it’s a UK programme, it provides exemptions from the nine fundamental papers of ACCA. It also allows people who have no prior knowledge... Read More


Hawwa Zeena

When I decided to do my MBA, I preferred Villa College because it is the most popular higher education institution in Maldives. The relationships among lecturers, staff and students are very amiable, which gave me an opportunity to become proficient in my area of interest in a very comfortable... Read More


Ibrahim Junadh Haleem

My college life in Villa College has been an amazing experience. The college has a very green and relaxing environment for the students and the facilities such as student services, library and printing facilitites are very reliable and satisfactory. 


Hussain Anwar

Studying at Villa College has been a wonderful academic journey for me. I can study from a Villa College campus in the Maldives and graduate as a student of the University of the West England. In addition, VC academics are highly skilled and they tutor students to their maximum potential. The staff... Read More


Salam Ahmed

Villa College has a homely atmosphere, with helpful student care staff and lecturers, as well as easily accessible classrooms and other facilities. The students at VC are very supportive and this helped me when I first joined.  The college has extracurricular activities which are fun to... Read More


Fathimath Sharaaf

Villa college has been an amazing experience for my higher education. A homely environment with friendly lecturers is convenient to study. Also a flexibility in class time and availability of many services and activities made my college life prosperous.


Aishath Azal Ali Zahir

I initially had the opportunity to study a Diploma and I had not thought of continuing further than that here. But I have had an amazing experience in Villa College which made me change my mind completely. Now, I am continuing my studies and my music career here at the same time. I would love to... Read More


Jessie Jemimah Nixon

I gained interested in the field of business rather late honestly. I completed my O'levels and A'levels in science. But this one particular moment during my A'levels where one of my teachers were absent, I had to stay in a business class. I listened to the teacher explaining about business and that... Read More


Abdulla Hanaan

During my O levels my interest towards economics was very minimal. However, during A levels my interest started to veer towards the subject as i started to understand the importance of it. Scoring high on economics was a challenge since it was comparatively different from other subjects i was... Read More


Inasa Umar

My story isn’t extra ordinary. As a matter of fact, I am an ordinary student striving for outstanding results. Despite all this, I was a dreamer. I had several second thoughts about my career options. Upon finishing my A’ levels, I knew that I had to start somewhere and I am always... Read More


Mohamed Sharuwan Ismail

I was unaware of the opportunities in Higher Studies, here in the the Maldives when I studied for my O’levels. This actually made me think of going abroad for further studies. But after completing my O’levels, I did some research and found Villa College through various social media... Read More