BA (with Honors) in Business (Tourism)

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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Are you passionate about traveling and sharing exciting experiences with like-minded people from all over the world? The BA (Hons) Business (Tourism) course offered at our Berlin campus allows you to explore your own leadership methods, while gaining insight into the big picture in the tourism sector to help you have a successful career as a tourism professional .

Today, the tourism sector requires professionals who can create and lead successful businesses that support sustainable tourism in challenging global circumstances. By focusing on managing tourism from an ethical and sustainable perspective, you will learn how global tourist destinations, visitor attractions and accommodation services are planned, marketed and managed. You will also study course modules that cover vital business areas such as marketing, business planning, and finance, which means you will graduate with transferable skills that will give you a level of flexibility in your career outlook.

Professional options

As a graduate of Arden University Berlin, you will possess a wide range of transferable skills that you can apply to a number of different professional careers. As a graduate, he will have acquired knowledge about:

  • Solving problems effectively and under pressure
  • Business functions in an international context
  • The problems facing managers in tourism today
  • Effectively manage a team of people from different cultures.
  • The essential principles of key business pillars, such as finance, human resource management and marketing.

After earning his business degree, he can continue to work in almost any career he chooses. 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.

This course will provide you with the skills necessary to enter roles, including:

  • Hotel manager
  • Sales manager
  • Business Manager
  • Travel agent
  • Marketing Executive
  • Business Development Executive
  • Trip manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Travel Agency Manager
  • Travel manager
  • Event organizer

Program structure

By becoming familiar with the essential business strategies and workings of the tourism industry, you will graduate with the freedom to use your refined skills in whatever career you choose!


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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