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Overview

Get the flexibility of choosing between 3-year programme or 4-year programme (with Foundation Diploma) when you take Bachelor’s in Economics and Business Administration. Learn about fundamental business principles as well as compulsory topics for the global business environment such as economics, accounting, information systems, business law, human resources, and marketing.

Taking the four-year degree course includes the foundation year where students from a variety of backgrounds and skills, a broad subject knowledge base that will introduce them to practical skills, research techniques and ways of thinking which have traditionally been out of reach.

Secure your place on this programme by applying today for 2021 intakes* - Find out how to apply here.

*Only 3-year programme is currently available for 2021 intakes

What will you experience?

In this Bachelor’s programme, you will cover a multi-disciplinary range of subjects to develop your knowledge in areas such as finance, marketing, human resources and much more. You’ll have ample opportunity to work with your tutors and fellow students to discuss topics and work on interactive projects.

The additional foundation year (if you opt to choose the four-year programme) gives students the opportunity to grow academically and personally in a university environment. This allows students to have more time to reinforce and complement existing understanding and perform to their full potential over the course of the four-year degree.

You will learn in well-facilitated classrooms with access to all the resources required for your studies including textbooks, academic trade journals, online lectures and much more. Additionally, all students have access to the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) which has many e-resources. You’ll also participate in experience field trips and practical workshops.

All students have the option to learn the German language.

Why study this course?

  • As the demand for qualified business professionals continues to grow, get to grips with the issues at the core of modern management practice
  • Get acquainted with modern business principles, such as entrepreneurship, innovation, technology management and international business
  • Cover essential areas of business administration such as economics, finance, accounting and marketing
  • Benefit from a dynamic course content, evolving as business issues change to ensure that graduates have the skills and awareness to succeed in the modern business world
  • You will earn a European bachelor’s degree with 180 European University Credits (ECTS) 
  • BA students will receive a 50% discount when opting for a postgraduate course two months before graduating from their BA*

*The advertised discount applies to the current fee of the chosen postgraduate course on the day of the application. The offer is valid up until six months before the end of the BA. In order to be entitled to the discount, students must apply two months before their graduation. Students must complete and pass their BA to be eligible.

Who should take this course

Both the three-year and four-year programme options are designed for those who are looking to improve their knowledge as well as practical skills in business.

The one-year foundation diploma included in the four-year will bring you up to speed in terms of technical and industry skills, therefore you will be ready for the following three years of your bachelor’s degree.

The four-year programme option has been designed for international students coming from non-English speaking countries aiming to gain the knowledge, skills and tools to succeed in a bachelor's degree. Proactive and ambitious students interested in acquiring practical insight in economics and business are ideal candidates for the four-year degree.

 

Course price

International Students Price: €9,500 per annum

EU Students Price: €6,500 per annum

International Students Price: Foundation Diploma €6,500 plus annual fee for BA €9,500

EU Students Price: Foundation Diploma €6,000 plus annual fee for BA €6,500

The School's admissions process is subject to the Consumer Contracts (Terms and Conditions). Information on your Right of Withdrawal and our Refund Policy can be found in the BSBI study agreement.

Programme Structure

The majority of your work will be completed in groups and on-going support will be provided through the use of structured, 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, reflective journals and experiential work-based activities.

The modules of this programme are offered via the blended learning method. Students will attend the online modules via the UNINETTUNO University platform and face-to-face at the BSBI campus in Berlin.

Please note: each year is divided into three terms.

Foundation Year

(Four-year Programme starts here)

  • Introduction to the Business Environment
  • Employability Skills and Professional Development
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Managing Financial Accounting
  • Introduction to the German Language
  • Academic English
BA 1st Year

(Three-year Programme starts here)

  • Economics
  • Introduction to Business Administration
  • Mathematics
  • Introduction to Law
  • Business Management
  • Organisational Dynamics and Behaviour
  • Information Management
  • Introduction to the German language
BA 2nd Year
  • Monetary Economics
  • Statistics and Business Statistics
  • International Contract Law
  • Banking and Finance
  • Financial Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Advanced German language
BA 3rd Year
  • Public Economics
  • Management Accounting
  • Industrial Organisations
  • Business Law
  • Financial Mathematics
  • Business German Language
  • Research Methods and Dissertation

Learning Outcomes

Graduates will be able to:

  • Develop a detailed understanding of the key functions and responsibilities of organisations and their interaction with external factors
  • Demonstrate a detailed knowledge of the main concepts, models and tools of marketing and understanding of various ways to meet the needs of customers
  • Use a variety of tools and techniques to self-evaluate, plan and review their own personal and professional development
  • Demonstrate specialist subject knowledge and practical aspects of managing people in the process of organisational development
  • Devise and sustain arguments and solve problems affecting organisations using ideas and techniques learnt during this course
  • Research, analyse and evaluate a range of concepts and operational issues which affect business organisations
  • Develop a range of key skills (academic writing, literacy, numeracy and ICT skills)

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Career progression

After successful completion of the BA in Economics and Business Administration programme, students will have opportunities to work in areas such as banking, finance and accounting.

In addition, graduates on this programme can apply for exemptions from relevant professional examinations of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and the Institute of Chartered Accountants. Students on this programme may also become student members of the Institute of Management.

Alternatively, successful graduates on this programme will be eligible to progress in their academic studies by choosing one of BSBI's master's degrees. They will receive a 50% discount when opting for a postgraduate course two months before graduating from their BA.*

*The advertised discount applies to the current fee of the chosen postgraduate course on the day of the application. The offer is valid up until six months before the end of the BA. In order to be entitled to the discount, students must apply two months before their graduation. Students must complete and pass their BA in order to be eligible.

  • Delivery: Blended (on campus and online)*
  • Duration:
    • Bachelor's Programme: 3 years
    • Bachelor's Programme with Foundation Diploma: 4 years
  • Intakes 2021: February for Bachelor's Programme
  • Campus: Berlin Germany
  • Degree awarded by Università Telematica Internazionale UNINETTUNO
  • Official Italian title: Laurea
    For more information about the Italian Higher Education System please visit cimea.it/en
  • Price: 
    • 3-year Programme: €9,500 per annum (international students) | €6,500 per annum (EU students)
    • 4-year Programme: Foundation Diploma €6,500 plus annual fee for BA €9,500 (international students) | Foundation Diploma €6,000 plus annual fee for BA €6,500 (EU students)

*The modules of this programme are offered via the blended learning method. Students will attend the online modules via the UNINETTUNO University platform and face-to-face at the BSBI campus in Berlin. 

The School's admissions process is subject to the Consumer Contracts (Terms and Conditions). Information on your Right of Withdrawal and our Refund Policy can be found in the BSBI study agreement.

Bachelor's Programme with Foundation Diploma

  • Minimum age: 17 years old  (titles awarded upon completion of at least 11 years of schooling)
  • Academic Qualifications: NARIC equivalent to GCSE
  • English language requirements: IELTS – minimum score of 5.0 (minimum 4.5 in each component); PTE – minimum score of 42 or equivalent. English proficiency requirements can be waived for: Native English speakers and applicants who completed their education in English (such as a high school diploma or IB).

Bachelor's Programme

  • Minimum age: 18 years old  (titles awarded upon completion of at least 12 years of schooling)
  • Academic Qualifications: a school leaving certificate that allows you to pursue higher education in Germany (e.g. Abitur, Fachhochschulreife, Matura or International Baccalaureate), or International school leaving certificates, or BTEC/National Diploma, or Advanced Vocational Certificate of Education
  • English language requirements: IELTS – minimum score of 6.0 (minimum 5.5 in each component), PTE – minimum score of 50 or equivalent. English proficiency requirements can be waived for: Native English speakers and Applicants who completed their education in English (such as a high school diploma or IB)

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.

*According to the Università Telematica Internazionale UNINETTUNO admission criteria. 

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