BSc (with Honors) in Business and Administration

Key Points

  • Work permit while you study

  • Post Graduation Work Permit for 12 months

  • Starting dates: May / October

  • Duration: 3-4 years

  • Level 8 qualification

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

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Designed with future business leaders in mind, the BSc program will equip you with relevant skills and encourage you to use your creativity to solve complex business problems.

You will have the option to choose between the three or four year International Road program. The four-year International Path program includes a foundation year that will introduce you to the fundamentals of creative business and management while preparing you to use the English language in academic work.

The Berlin School of Business and Innovation is associated with the University for the Creative Arts (UCA), a Gold Standard institution under the Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF). As a result of this partnership, BSBI is able to offer the BSc Business and Management program. UCA is an acclaimed creative institution in the UK that ranks high on the top three UK league tables. The university has also been ranked 13th out of all UK universities in the 2020 Guardian League Table; and was ranked # 7 in the 2021 Guardian League charts for business, management and marketing.

Whether you’re looking to start your own business or forge your path as a leader in a small or large organization, this three- or four-year program will equip you with the practical skills, entrepreneurial attributes, and creativity needed to make an immediate impact. in global business organizations.

You will study in our well-equipped classrooms on our campus in Berlin. You will also have access to a variety of learning resources, including our Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) and our industry connections, allowing you to take advantage of some of Berlin’s most exciting businesses.

Why study this course?

BSBI is committed to nurturing the talents of future business leaders. If you’re ready to join the next generation of innovators, inventors, and entrepreneurs, enrolling in this program is the best place to start. The BSc (Hons) Business and Management equips students with knowledge in business analysis, along with skills in financial management, marketing, operations and human resources necessary for a successful career in all global industries.

Who should take this course

At BSBI, we serve ambitious students who aspire to be leaders in the business world. As such, we encourage diligent students with an appetite for business and a passion for innovation to apply to this program.

Professional Options

Upon successful completion of the BSc (Hons) Business and Management, you will be able to:

Knowledge

  • Understand how the specific characteristics of companies in the creative industries work together to inform strategy and operations in a variety of creative contexts.
  • Discuss and apply a consistent and detailed knowledge of business and management within the creative industries, its people, creative and commercial models.
  • Discuss current professional opinion and research on business and management in the creative industries, and the changes that may affect their development in the near or medium future.

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  • Employ detailed quantitative and qualitative data to analyze complex problems and propose appropriate solutions for professional business and management practice in the creative industries.
  • Assess markets, plan operations, manage finances and organizations, and communicate business needs in a variety of creative industry contexts.
  • Critically evaluate arguments and data (which may be incomplete) to ask appropriate questions and make judgments about solutions to problems related to business and management in the creative industries.
  • Accurately apply a variety of quantitative and qualitative methods and techniques to support decision-making regarding business and management in the creative industries.

Skills

  • Initiate and carry out projects, exercising initiative and personal responsibility, to allow companies in the creative industries to achieve defined strategic objectives.
  • Apply high-quality hardware, software, and design skills to create professional and engaging communications for both specialist and non-specialist audiences.
  • Planning and managing your own professional development I continue to make appropriate use of career opportunities, networks, publications, and research sources.

The scope of the program is broad, which means that you will develop skills and knowledge applicable in a variety of industries including fashion, music, cosmetics, and games. Students also have different options in terms of the scale of the organizations they will work for.

Program structure

Most of your work will be completed in groups and ongoing support will be provided through the use of structured and targeted individual tutorials and online tutorials.

The learning and teaching will consist of a variety of elements such as lectures, tutorials, workshops, animated / non-animated video, practical work, seminars and trips. The assessment strategy will include individual / group reports and / or presentations, case studies, essays, portfolio development, reflection journals, and activities based on work experience.

The modules in this program are offered through the blended learning method. Students will attend the modules online through the UNINETTUNO University platform and in person at the BSBI campus in Berlin.

Please note: each year is divided into three periods.

  • Introduction to creative business and management
  • English for Academic Purposes, Research and Study Skills
  • Marketing, communication and branding
  • Creative business project
  • Introduction to the German language
  • Industry management
  • Fundamentals of Marketing and Communications
  • Business economics
  • Business Seminar 1: Understanding Consumers
  • Creative people and organizations
  • Understanding trends and forecasts
  • Identity-based marketing
  • Business Seminar 2: Business Analysis
  • Introduction to the German language
  • Business Seminar 3: Professional Practice
  • Critical Analysis with English for Academic Purposes 1
  • Financial management
  • Critical Analysis with English for Academic Purposes 2
  • Operations and Logistics
  • Creative innovation
  • Industry Conference Series
  • Behavioral and consumer studies
  • Advanced German language
  • Start-up of creative companies
  • Data Mining for Marketers
  • Predictive data analytics for companies
  • Business Seminar 4: Strategy and Decision Making
  • Creative Leadership Laboratory
  • Project / Dissertation
  • Business German

Admission requirements

Foundation (International Route)

  • Minimum age 17 (degrees awarded after completing at least 11 years of schooling)
  • NARIC academic qualifications equivalent to GCSE

English language requirements

  • Academic IELTS: minimum overall score of 5.0 (with a minimum of 4.5 in each component) or equivalent test (i.e. Password Test, PTE, TOEFL IBT)
  • West African Certificates (WAEC and NECO only) with a minimum of C6 in English and issued within the last 5 years. The Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) is also accepted with an overall grade of C or higher. For Tanzania and Cameroon, we request an IELTS (or equivalent certificate).
  • Citizens of a majority English-speaking country who have obtained their academic qualifications in that country do not need to take an English test (Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Ireland, Jamaica , Malta, New Zealand, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, UK and USA.
  • The English language test can be waived and a letter of instruction on the medium can be sent if:
    • Applicants have obtained the NARIC recognized High School Certificate, where the medium of instruction was entirely in English (teaching and assessment)
    • you are a Canadian citizen who has completed studies at an English-speaking school / college / university

Bachelor’s degree (with honors):

  • Minimum age: 18 years (degrees awarded after completing at least 12 years of schooling)
  • Academic qualifications: a certificate of completion of studies that allows you to pursue higher studies in Germany (for example, Abitur, Fachhochschulreife, Matura or International Baccalaureate), or certificates of completion of international studies, or BTEC / National Diploma or Certificate of Advanced Professional Education.

If you do not meet the above academic requirements, applicants with professional qualifications and / or 4 or more years of full-time work experience will be considered on an individual basis.

English language requirements:

  • Academic IELTS: minimum overall score of 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or equivalent test (i.e. Password Test, PTE, TOEFL IBT)
  • The English language test can be waived and a letter of instruction on the medium can be sent if:
    • Applicants have earned a NARIC Recognized High School Certificate or higher *, where the medium of instruction was entirely in English (teaching and assessment)
    • you are a Canadian citizen who has completed studies at an English-speaking school / college / university
  • West African Certificates (WAEC and NECO only) with a minimum of C6 in English and issued within the last 5 years. The Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) is also accepted with an overall grade of C or higher. For Tanzania and Cameroon, we request an IELTS (or equivalent certificate).
  • Cambridge IGCSE, Cambridge AICE Certificates
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma if: English A Study Program: Standard Grade 4 or higher, or higher and English B Study Program: Standard Grade 5 or Higher Grade 4, or higher
  • Citizens of a majority English-speaking country who have obtained their academic qualifications in that country do not need to take an English test (Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Ireland, Jamaica , Malta, New Zealand, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, United Kingdom and USA.

* The certificate above high school can be an undergraduate certificate, an undergraduate diploma, HNC, HND, CertHE, DipHE, etc.

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