Bachelor
Business Administration

Do you enjoy commercial topics and want to launch into an international career? Then start your online Bachelor of Business Administration with IU.

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Start your Bachelor in Business Administration online

Megatrends such as globalisation, digitalisation, and cultural and social change have a lasting impact on companies. These changes require experts with great business administration expertise who understand how general business and companies work. Our online Bachelor in Business Administration offers a wide range of specialisation opportunities. You'll acquire fundamental knowledge in the management and finance-oriented business administration courses. Afterward, you can pick the electives of your choice that suit your interests. Your comprehensive knowledge will open up new job opportunities in many industries and companies around the world – so there’s nothing standing in the way of your international career.

In order to best prepare you for the international job market, all of our study programmes are offered 100% in English. What are you waiting for?

100% flexible
You decide where and when you want to study
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Overview Your degree summed up

All the facts and figures about your study programme at a glance

  • Study model
    Bachelor of Arts (BA)
    180 ECTS
    Language: English
  • Duration of study
    Regular study period 36 months
    Different time models
    Start your studies at anytime
  • Tuition fees
    Starting from 172 euro per month
  • Accreditation
    180 ECTS - English
    AR-Siegel, ZFU 10004496
  • Admission
    With Secondary School Diploma
    and without Secondary School Diploma
  • Reduce your study fees
    Reduce fees by getting your previous achievements recognised
    The costs of your studies are usually tax-deductible
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Content

Course overview

The online Bachelor in Business Administration offers you the perfect mix of theory and practice. It addresses current economic trends with an international focus. You'll have the opportunity to specialise and to work on your soft skills during interesting courses such as Collaborative Work and Intercultural and Ethical Decision-Making. During the online Bachelor in Business Administration, you can pick the electives that allow you to focus on the industry-specific subjects of your choice! Additionally, you have the chance to develop your technical IT skills or even learn a foreign language. The study programme is taught in English to prepare you for an exciting international career.

Our Bachelor’s degree programme has a modular structure which means that you'll study specific topics that are divided into modules. Once you've successfully completed a module, you will receive ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) points which are internationally recognised.

1. Semester
2. Semester
3. Semester
4. Semester
5. Semester
6. Semester
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Careers

Your Business Administration career outlook

After completing your Bachelor in Business Administration online you’ll be ready to take on specialist and leadership positions in companies worldwide. Your expert knowledge can be applied in a wide range of roles in accounting, marketing, sales, HR, or management departments.

Business Manager

As a Business Manager, you would be responsible for monitoring all departments within a company and developing industry-specific solutions to increase sales and acquire new customers. You will draw up financial plans from an economic point of view and review projects regarding efficiency. As a Business Manager in a large company, you might present directly to the board of directors and convince them of your high level of consulting competence. In smaller companies, you can often make decisions independently and report to the management.  

Assistant Accountant

As an Assistant Accountant, you could work in finance and accounting—typically at a bank, an auditing company, or in the finance department of a company. You will be responsible for bookkeeping, the preparation of financial plans and reports, and the performance of administrative tasks. You are familiar with the company's internal guidelines and keep an eye on fluctuating government regulations regarding the recording of financial data. You maintain databases accordingly and ensure smooth overall operations of the business. 

Business Developer

In your position as Business Developer you are responsible for the further development and expansion of a company's business areas. As a central driver of growth and innovation, you are committed to the future-oriented alignment of your organisation. In doing so, you pursue central growth strategies within the framework of market development, product development, and diversification. You’re always on the hunt to bring in new business and optimise the status quo.

Tuition fees

Study models & fees for your Bachelor in Business Administration

Full-time study is not always easy to manage, depending on your personal or professional situation. That’s why we’ve developed part-time programmes that offer flexible and extended study periods for all of our courses. This way, you can study alongside your job or in your free time, wherever you want. The various models are all identical in content. We will adapt your tuition fees to suit your programme model. If you choose the part-time option, your weekly study workload will be reduced.

Worried you won’t finish your degree in the designated time? No problem! We have the right programme model for you. If you realise that you’ll need more time, you can simply change to a different time model by giving three months’ notice to the end of the month. Here are our various course models:

Only until 20.04.2021

Full-Time

Duration 36 Months

Perfect for students who want to hit the ground running and shorten the period of study by increasing their studying pace.

286€ /mtl 359€ Enrol for your online study programme by 20th of April and save €3,333 on your tuition fees. *Coupon code: CHANCE21 *You can start your studies at a later date. Apply now
Only until 20.04.2021

Part-Time I

Duration 48 Months

Excellent for talented all-rounders who want to give their studies everything they’ve got while holding down a job and keeping down their monthly costs at the same time.

254€ /mtl 309€ Enrol for your online study programme by 20th of April and save €3,333 on your tuition fees. *Coupon code: CHANCE21 *You can start your studies at a later date. Apply now
Only until 20.04.2021

Part-Time II

Duration 72 Months

Ideal for students who would like to take their time completing their course on top of their job and everyday life and keep down the monthly costs of their studies.

172€ /mtl 209€ Enrol for your online study programme by 20th of April and save €3,333 on your tuition fees. *Coupon code: CHANCE21 *You can start your studies at a later date. Apply now
Additional charges

Boost your Career.
Earn a Dual Degree.

With the IU and LSBU (London South Bank University) dual degree track, you get a unique opportunity – graduate with both a German and a British graduation certificate, without any extra academic requirements. The study programmes at IU and at LSBU are coordinated and therefore equivalent to each other.

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All our study programmes include the following benefits
  • Teaching and study material

  • Marking of your end-of-module exams

  • Free 4-week trial

  • Online tutorials and guidance from tutors

  • Use of the online campus

  • Individual study coaching

  • Online exams

  • No charge for extension of course duration

  • Career coaching

Recognition

Recognition of previous achievements

Have you already completed a training course, studied at a university or gained work experience? Then you have the opportunity to get your previous achievements recognised. By doing so, you save time and tuition fees – namely €30 per recognised ECTS point.

  • Shortening your period of study: Skip individual modules or whole semesters!
  • Save on tuition fees: You’ll save €30 for every recognised ECTS point.

Even before you apply for an online study programme, we’ll gladly check whether we can take your previous achievements into account: 100% online, no strings attached. Simply fill in our online recognition form.

Send an email to study@iu.org to find out which previous achievements you can get recognised.Make sure you send your application before the end of your 1-month trial. You can get your previous achievements recognised during your studies. However, we can no longer grant you a cost reduction after the end of the trial month.

Do you need help with your application for recognition? Our student advisors will be happy to help. Simply arrange a personal call-back appointment. Arrange a call-back appointment to discuss recognition
Admission

Entry requirements

We make it happen: At IU you can easily start your desired study programme at any time. There is no limited amount of students we admit and your degree will be globally recognised!
With Secondary School Diploma
Without Secondary School Diploma
English language skills
Why IU is the best choice
  • Your studies are flexible and 100% online

    Schedule when you want to learn and study 100% online. At IU you have the possibility to complete your degree fully from home, whether full-time or part-time. You can even take your exams online whenever it suits you. 

  • Accredited & Globally recognised

    IU is accredited and certified with a seal of approval from the German Accreditation Council. All IU study programmes, materials, and services meet high internal and external quality standards, which are regularly reviewed and updated.

  • You gain full support

    We provide you with innovative learning tools, digital study material, tutorial videos, student advice and support, and forums to exchange with other students. You also have 24/7 access to our large online library. Your tutors are always available to answer your questions. Our study coaches are also available to help at any time.

  • The ideal mix of theory & practice

    Our programmes provide you with essential theoretical knowledge and focus, above all, on practice-oriented studies designed to best prepare you for your future career. Thanks to our great variety of specialisations you can specialise in the specific areas that match your personal goals.

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