Ready to get a head start in your accountancy career? Study your accounting and finance degree course in Germany and develop the skills you’ll need to operate confidently in the fast-paced world of international organisations and global financial markets.
The BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance course at our Berlin campus gives you the latest skills and knowledge you need to launch your career in an area that is in high demand across all areas of business. You’ll develop a thorough understanding of modern financial theories together with learning about how organisations make investment and financing and decisions. This will give you the confidence to start working as either an accountant or finance professional after graduation, or to pursue additional training and professional qualifications such as ACCA or a master’s degree.
What’s more, you’ll be taught by practitioners and academics with extensive experience in the accounting and finance sector here at our Berlin campus. They’ll show how to apply the most up-to-date accounting and finance strategies that are proven to enhance corporate value, while developing your communication, leadership and teamworking skills so that you become adaptable to change in this fast paced and ever-evolving industry.
By establishing a strong foundation in accounting and finance and studying a major center of commerce, you’re setting yourself up for an exciting future full of career possibilities.
I learn better face-to-face, so blended learning gives me an opportunity to do both face-to-face learning and independent online study. This is better for me because I need time for my daughter as well as my studies, so now I have time for both.
To earn your bachelor’s in accounting and finance you’ll complete 360 credit hours, which are made up of the following 17 modules:
The way we assess our students provides you with the opportunity to demonstrate your strengths in a number of ways. That’s why we choose a range of methods to keep track of how well you are progressing. These include:
At Arden University we consider applications on a case by case basis. If you have significant work experience, have qualifications you have gained elsewhere, or a degree or qualification that isn't a clear pathway to this degree - we are more than happy to discuss your application.
To be eligible to study this degree, we need to see that you have:
We also usually ask you for a personal statement that demonstrates your motivations to study the course. We may also want references and evidence of relevant work experience.
If you don’t currently hold the above qualifications, we also offer this course with an additional foundation year, which is designed for students who need extra support when starting their degree course.
We also offer an internal English test for applicants who are unable to provide an English Proficiency letter. Get in touch to find out more.
Whilst you can read your study materials on your smart phone or tablet, to make the most of your learning experience, you will need access to a laptop or computer (we recommend one running the latest version of Windows), and a good stable internet connection.
Our business and management faculty in Berlin are a dedicated and passionate group of professionals who are here to help you reach your goals both in and outside of the classroom. Get to know some of our business faculty members before you start your programme by following the link below.
The world of accounting and finance is vast - which role is best for you?
I chose Arden University Berlin because they provide an environment to further your knowledge and pursue opportunities in a new field.
We design each of our courses to give graduates relevant and highly-sought after career skills that can be applied in a number of different fields and roles. As a graduate of our bachelor’s in accounting and finance programme, you’ll have gained knowledge of:
After earning your BSc in accounting and finance you can go on to join the workforce or pursue additional education opportunities. As a graduate in Berlin, you’ll also have the chance to apply for an 18-month post-study residence permit to work in Germany.
With some more training, you could land a role in positions including:
The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) is a powerful global presence within the accountancy profession, inspiring its members and students towards greater success and prosperity.
When a higher education degree course is accredited by the ACCA, that course has been assessed by the ACCA’s professional qualifications approvals team, and exemptions from future ACCA exams are awarded accordingly.
At Arden, our BSc Accounting and Finance is awarded the maximum nine ACCA exemptions. This means that students who go on to study ACCA after graduation will start their studies at the appropriate level, studying only five ACCA papers out of the standard 14 that make up the ACCA qualification.
The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) is one of the most globally reputable organisations in professional accountancy. The institute works to provide continued professional development services, fund academic research, develop thought leadership, and monitor professional standards in the accountancy sector.
It also maintains a code of ethics for members and works with external tuition providers and assessment services to provide the best study and examination experiences possible for accounting students. CIMA currently has a network of more than 696,000 members, students, and professionals in management and public accounting.
Our BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance has exemptions from CIMA at operational and certificate levels.
Arden University’s Faculty of Business is an esteemed member institution of the Business Graduates Association (BGA), an international quality assurance body of world-leading education providers who share a commitment for responsible management practices and lifelong learning. Membership with the BGA means that Arden University will support its students’ professional growth, allowing them to contribute to an international network in which ‘Leaders Never Stop Learning’.
We have partnered with Bloomberg to provide our students access to the Bloomberg Financial Markets Platform, an industry leading and cutting-edge financial tool. Through this, you will be able to interact with financial markets in real-time, giving you insight into what it’s really like to work in finance and allowing you to gain valuable employability skills in a safe environment.
You will also have access to Bloomberg Market Concepts (BMC) – an industry leading course. BMC is a self-paced e-learning course that provides an interactive introduction to the financial markets. The course is available to you for free for the duration of your degree, and a year after graduation.