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.
Our aim is to make learning as accessible as possible by ensuring that you can join us, wherever you are.
That's why we keep our requirements simple. All you need is a laptop or computer (we recommend one running the latest version of Windows), and a good stable internet connection.
With this one tool, you'll be able to access information, advice, support, learning materials and our online library, as well as create assignments, keep notes, and collaborate with other students effectively.
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.
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.
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 the largest global accountancy body in the world, and has over 200,000 members.
When you successfully complete your bachelor’s in accounting and finance, you’ll be given exemptions from the ACCA Applied Knowledge and Applied Skills stages (old F1-F9). This qualification proves that you meet recognised standards of professionalism and knowledge in your field.
Take a look at some of the quick links below to discover more about the student experience at Arden University Berlin.
I have enjoyed doing my master’s here because it’s not like a traditional university where you sit in a classroom and a lecturer talks and you write down everything. I like that when we come here there’s actually a discussion and we do a lot of analysis.
Named the start-up capital of Europe, Berlin is home to a growing list of internationally-regarded corporations and has office locations for countless household names like Sony, Daimler, and the Axel Springer Media Group.
Students studying abroad in Berlin even have the chance to get their foot in the door to the European job market; international students are permitted to work 120 full and 240 half days per year, and graduates can apply for an 18-month post-residency permit in Germany to gain more work experience.
How does it work?
With online learning, you decide when and where you work through your self-guided learning materials, without being held to a set lecture timetable. If you’re interrupted during a lesson, simply pause the materials and continue later. You can also communicate and collaborate with your tutor and classmates through live online forums and email.
Find out more about how Online Learning works.