BA (Hons) Business with Foundation Year
Thinking about a future career in business, but not sure if you’re ready to jump straight into a university business degree? Then the BA (Hons) Business with Foundation Year course at our Berlin campus has been designed for people just like you. Our Foundation Year courses provide you with the extra support and skills needed to get started in higher education, helping you complete your full business degree with confidence.
With much sought-after business skills under your belt, you’ll be graduating with a business degree that keeps your future career options wide open.
Your initial foundation year is made up of 6 modules. Then, to complete your bachelor’s in business, you’ll study 360 credit hours over three years, which are made up of 16 modules over years 2, 3, and 4, and a dissertation.
Foundation year modules
Numeracy, IT and Data
Research Skills and Using Information
Values, Ethics and Working Collaboratively
Developing Academic Skills
Structure of Business
Technology in Organisations
Developing Personal and Management Skills
Understanding the Business Environment
Principles of Marketing
Introduction to Finance
People in Organisations
Management Information Systems
Managing Across Cultures
Enterprise and Entrepreneurship
Managing Change in Organisations
Contemporary Management Issues
Managing Self and Others
Research Methods and Dissertation
Arden University is regulated by the Quality Assurance Agency for England (QAA) and the UK government.
96% of Arden University graduates are in employment 6 months after graduation.
Taught 100% in English.
Intensive, engaging and face-to-face teaching by industry experts.
Industry-relevant, 21st-century application.
International student cohort with over 40 nationalities represented.
Payment options and early-bird discounts available.
Perfect central location in Berlin, close to key corporate players.
Germany has one of the best employment rates in Europe, at 91%*.
4th Best Graduate starting salary at £40,650 in Europe, with a growing economy**.
Germany is the most popular European country for international students, recognised for its high-quality education***.
Berlin has been named the start-up capital of Europe.
Berlin is the largest city in the EU with a thriving business scene, offering a range of job opportunities to young professionals and graduates.
Germany has a rich history in culture and arts, offering students a chance to explore this whilst experiencing world-class education from a UK-recognised institution.
*Times Higher Education
**I Am Expat
***According to statistics and data from the ICEF monitor
At least 3 x GCSEs / 45 credits at Level 2 or equivalent – if your qualifications are older than 3 years we would also ask to see a professional CV.
English proficiency: IELTS 5.5 (no less than 5 in any element); or TOEFL 46-59, or equivalent.