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Course Essentials

This Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Arden University Berlin is a full-time course which provides managers with the advanced leadership skills and industry awareness needed to pursue senior management positions. 

While studying on the programme, you will spend two days per week in scheduled lessons at our Berlin campus. You study the remainder of the course content independently online via our study portal, ilearn. This flexible style of learning allows students to take up part-time employment and gain industry exposure alongside their studies.


Add value to your CV with Salesforce certifications

While studying your MBA programme at Arden’s Berlin campus, you will have the opportunity to get certified in Salesforce Technology. As the world’s #1 CRM system, Salesforce expertise is valued in industries all around the world. Arden students have access to this certification course for free as part of their degree programme.

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Key Information

Award:
MBA
ECTS:
180 (UK Credits)
Intakes:
Feb, Jun, Sep, Nov
Course Title:
Master of Business Administration
Duration:
12 months
Course Fees:
16,500 €
Study Mode:
Full-time
Location:
Berlin based
  • Course Details & Modules
  • Entry Requirements
  • Payment Plans
  • Career Prospects
  • Why study in Berlin?
  • Industry Skills

Professionals who hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree are highly sought after by employers across the globe. This degree programme is designed to enhance the leadership and business skills that you already possess, while expanding your understanding of the international business environment. 

You’ll be exposed to the most current management and leadership practices under the guidance of experienced academics. During the programme you will study vital management functions such as marketing, human resource management and finance, while exploring ideas taken from international thought leaders and organisations.

Upon successfully completing your MBA programme you will possess a wealth of knowledge and expertise that will make you invaluable to your workplace and field as a whole.

While studying this course you have the opportunity to explore and work in Berlin -- the start-up capital of Europe -- and meet fellow internationally-minded professionals on campus. 

Modules

  • Personal & Business Transformation
  • Ethical Leadership
  • Managing within a Competitive Environment
  • Leading Transitions
  • Implementing Strategy
  • Sustaining the Business
  • Research Project

Please note that these modules are indicative and may be subject to change.

Assessments

You will be assessed through a variety of methods which allow you to demonstrate your strengths and understanding of the course material.

You will have the opportunity to complete and take ownership of a piece of research on an issue related to the management field. Throughout your studies you have access to support and resources which ensure you are prepared to succeed both during and after your course. 

To qualify to study this MBA programme in Berlin, you must have:

  • A UK Honours Degree at a minimum of second class (2.2) or equivalent
  • 2 years suitable work experience
  • If you haven’t previously studied in English, you must IELTS 6.5 or equivalent (no less than 6.0 in any element)

If you don’t meet the academic qualifications

We encourage you to apply if you have significant work experience - at least five years at the senior level - and can prove you have the drive to complete the course. You will need to submit a personal statement which exhibits your ability to succeed on the programme. 

If you don’t have any of the above requirements

Don’t already have a degree or the necessary work experience? You may still qualify to study on one of our Undergraduate Degree courses. We offer degrees in a variety of subjects which prepare you for success in your chosen career path, or to go onto further study. 

Explore the undergraduate degrees we have available in Berlin.

Already completed an award with CMI or ILM?

You may be entitled to an exemption towards your MBA if you’ve already completed an award with CMI or ILM. We also consider other professional or academic awards on an individual basis to see if we can grant you an exemption towards your degree.

For more information about exemptions, feel free to reach out to our Admissions Staff or view the full list on our dedicated exemptions information page. 

The course fees for this Master of Business Administration (MBA) are €16,500. An initial holding fee of €1,000 is required to secure your place on this course. 

Arden University offers payment plans* that allow you to spread the cost of your programme fees across multiple installments. If you apply 8 weeks before the start date of your course, you can receive an early bird discount of €3,000.

In addition to the qualification itself, your course fees cover a range of student support services, including visa application support, as well as German language classes for international students.


*Terms and Conditions apply

View Our Covid-19 Refund Policy

No matter the skills or experience you possess before entering your programme, upon completing your MBA you will be prepared for success in senior management roles within international organisations. 

Graduates of Arden’s MBA degree programme in Berlin will be prepared for rewarding careers including:

  • Marketing Manager
  • Management Analyst
  • HR Manager
  • Senior Product Manager
  • Senior Management Consultant
  • Business Operations Manager
 
  • Ranked the 5th best student city in the world by Top Universities in 2019
  • Option to apply for an 18-month post-study residence permit in Germany or an EU Blue Card, following graduation
  • Excellent employment prospects
  • Learn from world-class international faculty in an international environment
  • Reasonable cost of living in comparison to many other European countries
  • Attractive to international students pursuing an education abroad
  • Rich in culture, history and entertainment
  • A vibrant start-up entrepreneurial city
  • Germany is the most popular country for international students^

^ Based on an annual survey by ICEF.

Boost your prospects with Salesforce certification

Arden are pleased to offer students studying this degree course the opportunity to develop additional skills. You have the chance to develop your own learning journey towards Salesforce accreditation via the 'Salesforce Trailhead' programme. Salesforce have been an industry leader in customer relationship management (CRM) for more than 20 years, so this gives you the opportunity to gain an extra self-managed certification while studying your Arden degree.

About Salesforce certification

By studying a Salesforce-certified course, you’ll have access to professional-level materials, ensuring your industry knowledge remains current.

There are 140 Trails and 520 badges to choose from, covering many aspects of business, computing and using Salesforce as a management tool.

Key benefits

Gain industry-relevant skills Develop additional skills relevant to roles in marketing, sales and technology, allowing you to stand out in crowded jobs markets.

Add value to your CV
Prove your enthusiasm for your industry, dedication to self-development and eagerness to learn to potential employees.

Access professional-level content and a student community
Access materials used by industry professionals, and join the Salesforce student community, interacting with others and sharing your experiences.

How does it work?

Once you enrol one on for the accredited Blended Learning courses with Arden, you will receive access to Salesforce courses online via your online learning platform, iLearn. 

Courses including CRM Fundamentals for Salesforce Classic; Measuring your Marketing Impact and the Fourth Industrial Revolution are available to study, and the amount of time needed to complete a Salesforce course ranges from 35 minutes to 21 hours, which you will need to fit in around your degree study time, at a pace to suit you.

These courses are an added extra, and you decide whether or how many you complete. Your participation won’t have any effect on your degree or the grades you receive.

Fees

The Trailhead courses are completely free to study.

Course Details & Modules

Professionals who hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree are highly sought after by employers across the globe. This degree programme is designed to enhance the leadership and business skills that you already possess, while expanding your understanding of the international business environment. 

You’ll be exposed to the most current management and leadership practices under the guidance of experienced academics. During the programme you will study vital management functions such as marketing, human resource management and finance, while exploring ideas taken from international thought leaders and organisations.

Upon successfully completing your MBA programme you will possess a wealth of knowledge and expertise that will make you invaluable to your workplace and field as a whole.

While studying this course you have the opportunity to explore and work in Berlin -- the start-up capital of Europe -- and meet fellow internationally-minded professionals on campus. 

Modules

  • Personal & Business Transformation
  • Ethical Leadership
  • Managing within a Competitive Environment
  • Leading Transitions
  • Implementing Strategy
  • Sustaining the Business
  • Research Project

Please note that these modules are indicative and may be subject to change.

Assessments

You will be assessed through a variety of methods which allow you to demonstrate your strengths and understanding of the course material.

You will have the opportunity to complete and take ownership of a piece of research on an issue related to the management field. Throughout your studies you have access to support and resources which ensure you are prepared to succeed both during and after your course. 

Entry Requirements

To qualify to study this MBA programme in Berlin, you must have:

  • A UK Honours Degree at a minimum of second class (2.2) or equivalent
  • 2 years suitable work experience
  • If you haven’t previously studied in English, you must IELTS 6.5 or equivalent (no less than 6.0 in any element)

If you don’t meet the academic qualifications

We encourage you to apply if you have significant work experience - at least five years at the senior level - and can prove you have the drive to complete the course. You will need to submit a personal statement which exhibits your ability to succeed on the programme. 

If you don’t have any of the above requirements

Don’t already have a degree or the necessary work experience? You may still qualify to study on one of our Undergraduate Degree courses. We offer degrees in a variety of subjects which prepare you for success in your chosen career path, or to go onto further study. 

Explore the undergraduate degrees we have available in Berlin.

Already completed an award with CMI or ILM?

You may be entitled to an exemption towards your MBA if you’ve already completed an award with CMI or ILM. We also consider other professional or academic awards on an individual basis to see if we can grant you an exemption towards your degree.

For more information about exemptions, feel free to reach out to our Admissions Staff or view the full list on our dedicated exemptions information page. 

Payment Plans

The course fees for this Master of Business Administration (MBA) are €16,500. An initial holding fee of €1,000 is required to secure your place on this course. 

Arden University offers payment plans* that allow you to spread the cost of your programme fees across multiple installments. If you apply 8 weeks before the start date of your course, you can receive an early bird discount of €3,000.

In addition to the qualification itself, your course fees cover a range of student support services, including visa application support, as well as German language classes for international students.


*Terms and Conditions apply

View Our Covid-19 Refund Policy

Career Prospects

No matter the skills or experience you possess before entering your programme, upon completing your MBA you will be prepared for success in senior management roles within international organisations. 

Graduates of Arden’s MBA degree programme in Berlin will be prepared for rewarding careers including:

  • Marketing Manager
  • Management Analyst
  • HR Manager
  • Senior Product Manager
  • Senior Management Consultant
  • Business Operations Manager
Why study in Berlin?
 
  • Ranked the 5th best student city in the world by Top Universities in 2019
  • Option to apply for an 18-month post-study residence permit in Germany or an EU Blue Card, following graduation
  • Excellent employment prospects
  • Learn from world-class international faculty in an international environment
  • Reasonable cost of living in comparison to many other European countries
  • Attractive to international students pursuing an education abroad
  • Rich in culture, history and entertainment
  • A vibrant start-up entrepreneurial city
  • Germany is the most popular country for international students^

^ Based on an annual survey by ICEF.

Industry Skills

Boost your prospects with Salesforce certification

Arden are pleased to offer students studying this degree course the opportunity to develop additional skills. You have the chance to develop your own learning journey towards Salesforce accreditation via the 'Salesforce Trailhead' programme. Salesforce have been an industry leader in customer relationship management (CRM) for more than 20 years, so this gives you the opportunity to gain an extra self-managed certification while studying your Arden degree.

About Salesforce certification

By studying a Salesforce-certified course, you’ll have access to professional-level materials, ensuring your industry knowledge remains current.

There are 140 Trails and 520 badges to choose from, covering many aspects of business, computing and using Salesforce as a management tool.

Key benefits

Gain industry-relevant skills Develop additional skills relevant to roles in marketing, sales and technology, allowing you to stand out in crowded jobs markets.

Add value to your CV
Prove your enthusiasm for your industry, dedication to self-development and eagerness to learn to potential employees.

Access professional-level content and a student community
Access materials used by industry professionals, and join the Salesforce student community, interacting with others and sharing your experiences.

How does it work?

Once you enrol one on for the accredited Blended Learning courses with Arden, you will receive access to Salesforce courses online via your online learning platform, iLearn. 

Courses including CRM Fundamentals for Salesforce Classic; Measuring your Marketing Impact and the Fourth Industrial Revolution are available to study, and the amount of time needed to complete a Salesforce course ranges from 35 minutes to 21 hours, which you will need to fit in around your degree study time, at a pace to suit you.

These courses are an added extra, and you decide whether or how many you complete. Your participation won’t have any effect on your degree or the grades you receive.

Fees

The Trailhead courses are completely free to study.

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