Are you 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.
A foundation year provides you with the extra support and skills needed to get started in higher education, helping you complete your full business degree with confidence. These courses are the ideal pathway if you don’t currently meet our standard entry requirements, or if it’s been a while since you were in formal education and need to brush up your study skills. Once your foundation year is completed, you’ll progress the first year of the full degree course.
As with all of our business degree courses, the bachelor’s degree in business with foundation year offers an exciting mix of academic study, business skills development, and face-to-face training. With much sought-after skills under your belt, you’ll be graduating with a business degree that keeps your future career avenues wide open. What’s more, studying with Arden University in Berlin means you’ll be able to work in Germany while you study your course. You’ll also able to apply for an 18-month working visa after graduation.
My tutors assist me any time I have a question, and my classmates are very helpful too. If we have any problems in our assignments or don't understand something then we ask our tutor, and they respond right away and clear things up.
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:
Our assessment methods have been designed to allow you to demonstrate your strengths in a number of ways. Throughout your studies, we’ll keep track of your progress through the following:
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 able to study this course, we need to see that you have:
We also offer an internal English test for applicants. More information on this can be found here.
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.
Our BA (Hons) Business with Foundation Year degree course has been designed to give you to the confidence to take control of your future. You’ll develop highly sought-after abilities in analytical and critical thinking, problem-solving, and strong interpersonal and communication skills, including how to work on projects within a team environment.
Wherever your career path leads you after graduation, you’ll have gained a well-rounded business education that prepares you to take on challenges in whichever are of business you feel most passionate about.
I chose Arden University Berlin because they provide an environment to further your knowledge and pursue opportunities in a new field.
We designed this course to provide you with the confidence to get your career in business underway. To give you the chance to enter a wide range of possible careers after graduation, the course covers vital business topics across a wide range of areas, including finance, marketing, entrepreneurship, and cross-cultural management, and more. While studying, you will:
Your business degree with foundation year 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 our previous graduates have gone on to explore:
Chartered Management Institute (CMI) accreditation means that your course fully meets the professional standards and expectations of the management industry.
As a student with Arden, you’ll have free membership throughout your studies, which gives you access to several valuable professional resources including: