Bachelor Business Administration (BA)

General

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Program Description

IUBH University of Applied Sciences – Online: Scholarship Initiative: Save up to 80%!

IUBH Online wants to make it possible for anyone to take their chance in life. That is why they offer strong regional scholarships that vary in terms of cultural, social, educational or work experience Background. All you have to do is to make use of the Scholarship Calculator on the school’s website and wait for the student recruitment team to get back to you with your final result.

(Be aware that our scholarships are not available to students from Germany, Austria, and Switzerland)

Jumpstart your career

The world is becoming increasingly complex and, as a result, the demands made by companies on their workforce are constantly rising, which is why the demand for well-trained and academic workers is constantly increasing. In order to survive in such a dynamic environment, it is essential for future managers, in particular, to understand how the economy in general and companies in a particular function.

Our graduates of the Bachelor's degree programme in "Business Administration" can be employed in a variety of ways. For example, they find their fields of work predominantly in small and medium-sized companies all over the world. However, they are also very interesting as employees for start-ups and globally operating large companies. In addition, they can also work successfully in social, cultural, or public institutions.

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A short overview of your study

  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts (BA)
  • Credits: 180 ECTS
  • Start of study: Anytime (no fixed start date or enrolment deadlines)* 
    *earliest start date: December 1st, 2020; minimum number of participants required
  • Study duration: Standard period of study: 36 months. 
    Different time models possible
  • Study model: Online study including online exams 24/7
  • Fees: Starting from 315 euros per month* (scholarships available) 

Programme Structure

The Bachelor programme in Business Administration lays the proper foundation for a fantastic career.

  • You will understand the mathematical and statistical fundamentals of data analysis, as well as getting a solid overview of current machine learning techniques.
  • You will gain expertise in modern data handling technologies at scale.
  • Software engineering for data-intensive applications will be an integral part of your curriculum.
  • Our unique approach combines lectures and seminars with hands-on projects. During the course of your studies, you will acquire a portfolio of projects to demonstrate your skills.
  • You can specialize and qualify in your choice of three areas.
  • A wide range of electives allows you to expand your knowledge of application domains.
1st semester 2nd semester 3rd semester
  • Academic Integrity and Writing for Business
  • Business 101
  • Managerial Economics
  • Introduction to Academic Work
  • Principles of Management
  • Global Corporations and Globalization
  • Business Mathematics
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Management Accounting
  • Supply Chain Management I
  • International Marketing
  • Statistics - Probability and Descriptive
  • Corporate Finance and Investment
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • International HR Management
  • Service Operations Management
  • Collaborative Work
  • Intercultural and Ethical Decision-Making



4th semester 5th semester 6th semester
  • Digital Business Models
  • Sustainability
  • International Accounting
  • Research Methods
  • Corporate Governance and Strategy
  • Leadership 4.0
















  • International Brand Management
  • Seminar: Current Issues in International Management
  • Supply Chain Management II
  • Agile Project Management
  • Elective A 
    Choose one module out of 5:
    • Managing People and Fundamentals of Business Psychology
    • Applied Sales
    • Financial Services Management
    • Business Intelligence
    • Online and Social Media Marketing
  • Elective B 
    Choose one module out of 4:
    • Fundamentals of Operations Research
    • Smart Factory
    • Introduction to Data Science and Programming with Python
    • IT Service Management
  • Elective C 
    Choose one module out of 10:
    • Managing People and Fundamentals of Business Psychology
    • Applied Sales
    • Financial Services Management
    • Business Intelligence
    • Online and Social Media Marketing
    • Fundamentals of Operations Research
    • Smart Factory
    • Introduction to Data Science and Programming with Python
    • IT-Service Management
    • Foreign Language (Italian/French/German/Spanish/Turkish)
  • Bachelor Thesis & Colloquium

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Eligibility Criteria

Academic Requirements:

  • Proof of eligibility to study at a university in your home country. This may include but is not limited to Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate such as A-Levels, IB, etc.
  • The only other academic admission requirement is to successfully pass two admission courses within the first 12 months of your studies. The passed courses will be acknowledged.

English Level:

  • Proof of English skills.
  • If English is your native language or you graduated from an English-speaking school/university, you do not have to prove your English skills.

Career Relevance

After completing your Bachelor's correspondence course in Business Administration, you can take on demanding specialist and management positions in companies all over the world. Your expert knowledge can be applied to various fields of work - depending on your main interests, you will work in accounting, marketing, sales, human resources, or administration.

Explore your opportunities

The high demand for data scientists and IUBH’s excellent reputation in academia and industry gives IUBH graduates significant leverage for a successful career.

Our programmes combine state-of-the-art lectures with industry-leading best practices and allow you to boost your career in your country of origin, in Germany or one of the 25 Schengen countries covered by a post-study work permit.

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Last updated Nov 2020

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