Studying your computing degree course with us here in Berlin will give you the up-to-date skills you need to succeed in your career. Freshly updated in 2021 with the latest course content, this course has been designed to give you contemporary workplace skills that employers in the computing sector are searching for.
What makes this course different to others? The BSc (Hons) Computing course at out Berlin campus in Germany focuses on the key skills and abilities that matter to organisations today. You’ll cover topics including data mining and analysis, cloud-based technologies, object oriented programming (Java), and website coding and authoring (HTML, CSS). The course offers you two career pathways to choose from. Students who want to focus on technical employment opportunities have the chance gain in-depth understanding of data mining/ analysis and programming skills. Or, if you decide to opt for a management career in IT, you can study subjects that will give you combined skills in technical know-how and management strategy. Additionally we’ve structured your learning activities so that you’ll have a foundation for ongoing skills development throughout your career, such as understanding programming and coding in a way that will allow you to pick up future developments in technical areas like they’re second nature.
This means, whichever path you choose, you’ll graduate with life-long, specialised skills and knowledge that employers in the computing industry value the most. Studying with Arden University in Berlin also means you’ll be able to work in Germany while you study, as well as being able to apply for an 18-month working visa after graduation. Germany is currently one of Europe’s leading hubs in the computing industry, with a large volume of well-paid employment opportunities for qualified graduates.
I have learned a lot from the course program and it has given me a good foundation for me to expand my knowledge. The module structure is designed according to my knowledge requirements of my personal IT goals.
The course gave me the confidence and skills to go for senior jobs that I wouldn’t have previously. I have been promoted several times since.
Over the course of 3 years you’ll study a total of 360 credit hours over seventeen modules. In years 2 and 3, you’ll study the required ‘core’ modules and choose 2 ‘elective’ modules from a choice of 4 options.
The course offers you two potential career pathways to focus on.
Students who want to pursue technical job opportunities can concentrate on their understanding of data mining/analysis and programming skills on the course. Or, if you decide to opt for a management or leadership career in the computing sector, you can select course modules that will give you skills in both technical proficiency and management/leadership abilities.
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How do we assess you?
This bachelor’s course in computing is taught by professionals with practical industry experience in the computing sector.
Our course assessment methods have been designed to give you real world skills and context that prepares you for the workplace, giving you hands-on expertise in areas that employers in the computing sector value. Throughout the course you’ll have the opportunity to demonstrate your knowledge through:
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 offer an internal English test for applicants. More information on this can be found here.
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.
Arden University’s industry aligned computing programmes are focused on your needs as a student and the skills required by employers. We provide you with one-to-one support and contextualised learning so that you fully understand the latest developments and concepts being put into practice in data analytics, cloud-based technologies, software development and databases. I look forward to welcoming you to the Arden University family.
On our BSc (Hons) Computing you’ll develop your computing knowledge alongside a wider range of workplace skills that employers are looking for, such as effective communication and problem-solving. This means you’ll be ready to take on your first role with confidence. Whilst studying this course, you will:
Your computing degree with Arden University Berlin sets you up for any number of possible career paths after graduation. And don’t forget, as a graduate from our Berlin campus, you’ll also have the chance to apply for an 18-month post-study residence permit to work in Germany after you complete the course!
Here are some of the professions that previous Arden graduates have gone on to explore:
At Arden University Berlin, we’re dedicated to making sure you get the skills and knowledge you need to start your career.
Often 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. Berlin is also one of Europe’s leading locations for anyone who wants to develop their career in the computing sector. In fact the German IT industry has grown to a value of 95 billion euros in 2020, and is forecast to be worth 98.6 billion euros by the end of 2021. This growth is due to the widespread role computing and IT plays in all areas of German life, including consumer, professional, administrative, political, and economic activities.
Students studying abroad in Berlin have the chance to get their foot of this rapidly growing 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.
Throughout your studies you’ll have access to Arden Berlin’s student support advisors. They are here to help you settle in to life in Berlin, to guide you through our orientation process, and to give you the personal and career support that you need. This means you’ll have professional guidance at every stage of your degree.