BA (with Honors) in Business

Key Points

  • Work permit while you study

  • Post Graduation Work Permit for 12 months

  • Starting dates: February, June, September and November

  • Duration: 3 years

  • Level 8 qualification

  • Type: Full Time
  • Hours: Daytime
  • Enrollment Fee: From € 9,000 / year

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If you are ready to enter the business world, the BA (Hons) Business course at our Berlin campus provides you with the fundamental industry knowledge and management skills you need to begin achieving your career goals. The course offers an interesting combination of academic study, business skills development, and face-to-face training, giving you the best possible platform from which to launch your career.

Studying key modules in areas including accounting, finance, economics, knowledge management, cross-cultural leadership, and operations means you’ll also graduate with a qualification that keeps your future career options open.

While studying at our Berlin campus, you will have the time and opportunity to explore job openings across the city, so that you can develop even more practical skills and enter the European job market during your time at university.

Professional options

We design our Bachelor of Business course with your career goals in mind. To provide you with the opportunity to enter a wide range of possible careers after graduation, this course covers vital business topics such as managing an international team and analyzing marketing principles. As a graduate, you will have gained knowledge of:

  • Methods to solve problems quickly and efficiently.
  • Business functions in today’s internationally focused business environment
  • Where to focus your career planning and what steps to take after graduation to reach your goals
  • Fundamental concepts of modern marketing
  • Essential Principles of Finance

Your business degree prepares you for any number of possible career paths after graduation. As a graduate of our Berlin campus, you will also have the opportunity to apply for an 18-month post-study residence permit to work in Germany.

If you pursue additional training or complete an additional degree course, you can enter roles that include:

  • Business Development Executive
  • Business modeling and analysis consultant
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Business Manager
  • Retail Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Marketing Executive
  • Brand manager
  • Project manager
  • Communications Consultant
  • Digital Marketing Specialist

Program structure

Through a deep dive into strategic management concepts and exploration of key business pillars like marketing and finance, you will gain skills to thrive in your career of choice.


Before submitting your bachelor’s degree in business, we will need you to complete 360 credits. It consists of 17 modules, studied in the following order:

  • Develop personal and managerial skills
  • Understanding the business environment
  • Marketing Principles
  • Introduction to finance
  • People in organizations
  • Management information systems
  • Management across cultures
  • Business processes
  • Business and entrepreneurship
  • Business analysis
  • Manage knowledge
  • Manage change in organizations
  • Contemporary management problems
  • Strategic management
  • Handling oneself and others
  • International Administration
  • Research and dissertation methods


The way we assess our students gives you the opportunity to demonstrate your strengths in a number of ways. That’s why we choose a variety of methods to track your progress. These include:

  • Assignments
  • Essays
  • Presentations
  • Case studies
  • Work portfolios
  • Exams

Admission requirements

To be eligible to study this degree, we need to see that you have:

  • Two GCE A-Level or equivalent subjects, plus grade C or higher approvals in three GCSE or equivalent subjects; O
  • Completed a recognized access program or equivalent

We also usually ask you for a personal statement showing your motivations for studying the course. We may also want references and evidence of relevant work experience.

Mastery of English

  • IELTS 6.0 (not less than 5.5 in any element); o TOEFL iBT 60-78; or equivalent
  • Alternatively, evidence that you have previously studied in English; A letter can be accepted to demonstrate that the medium of instruction was in English.

We also offer an internal English test for applicants who are unable to provide an English proficiency letter. Please contact for more information.

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