B.Sc. Business Management
Study programme of SRH Hochschule in Nordrhein-Westfalen
Our Bachelor program in Business Management prepares you for your entry into the professional workforce. You will learn how to apply your acquired professional expertise to solve complex problems.
You can also choose one of the following specialisations in this degree programme:
Business Administration B.Sc. - Focus Digital Marketing
Business Administration B.Sc. - Focus Digital Business
Business Administration B.Sc. - Focus Sports Management
Business Administration B.Sc. - Focus Innovation & Start-up Management
Business Administration B.Sc. - Focus Sustainable Business
Business Administration B.Sc. - Focus International Business
You can study the programme B.Sc. Business Management at the following locations:
Enrolment fees: 480 EUR (one-time)
Tuition fees: 24,480 EUR (4,080 EUR/semesters)
Introduction to Business Studies (Creating a Business Plan)
Introduction to Business Studies II
Cost & Performance Accounting
Scientific work & presentation techniques
Commercial Private & Commercial Law
Corporate law & selected commercial law
Introduction to Computer Science
Application-oriented data processing
Programming & IT Projects
Corporate Management & Planning I
Quantitative Methods in Economics
Introduction of ERP systems
Human Resources Management
Business Creation & Development
Corporate Management & Planning II
Finance & Risk Management
Description of the programme
Our Bachelor programme in Business Management provides you with an in-depth education in all core areas of business administration. You acquire professional skills and key competencies, learning to view both national economies and individual companies as part of a global economics system in which methods, facts, and numbers are equally as important as social interaction. The following areas are components of the Bachelor’s degree programme at SRH University.
Over a five-week period, each course will engage intensively with a specific topic. You will take a maximum of two subjects per 5-week-block. Learning objectives, course content, and examinations are all aligned. You take competency-based examinations at the end of each block. These regular examinations provide you with ongoing feedback on you performance and avoid the need to prepare for multiple simultaneous exams. This approach leads to highly effective classroom instruction – helping you to better retain what you have learned. The 6th semester is the practical semester, in which you will write you Bachelor’s thesis while participating in an internship at a company. You profit from the resulting intensive contact with companies and future employers – an important step for you successful career entry.
Why enrolling in this programme?
Business enterprises are always looking for professionals with a special qualification profile. With your Bachelor in Business Management, you are well positioned, as it is a broad field of work with various specialisation and further training options. Depending on your interest, your special skills, your liking for an industry or your own initiative, you can support companies in all necessary matters. Whether in technical matters, management methods, team leadership, presentations or delegating and managing management levels - with our practice-oriented business studies programme, You have good chances in the professional world.
IT and engineering
Health, social services and care
Controlling and accounting
Marketing, sales and media
Logistics and trade
With your Bachelor in Business Management you will be qualified to take on responsibility for business management tasks, including providing support for all levels of corporate management and assuming a managerial function. You will be able to independently carry out technical tasks and master management techniques and will also be an effective team player, able to collaborate and lead.
Semester abroad & internship
Flexibility at its best - Our bridge semester
We have introduced the so-called bridging semester in order to offer a maximum of flexibility for exactly your personal development.
How does this work and what are the requirements? Quite simply.
You have reached 150 CP in your Bachelor's degree program? Perfect. We now offer you two options:
You continue your studies and graduate as soon as possible
You take a semester break and use this time to find a job, do internships, get a taste of companies, learn languages, acquire cultural competencies or whatever enhances your skills. You do not have to pay any monthly fees for this semester. Of course, your studies will continue for one more semester.
You can use this bridging semester as a bridging semester at the earliest after reaching 150 CPs and at the earliest after finishing the 5th semester in terms of personal and professional development and remain enrolled. A fee is charged for this semester, but the last semester is then free of charge. The bridging semester is limited to one semester. You can indicate yourself if you have reached the required CP before the bridging semester.
Accreditations & awards
The SRH University of Applied Sciences in North Rhine-Westphalia has been system-accredited since 01 September 2021 and bears the quality seal of the Accreditation Council. This certifies that the university has the highest standards in studying and teaching - students have the guarantee that planning, teaching and assessment are carried out according to certified processes. As a system-accredited university, the SRH University of Applied Sciences in North Rhine-Westphalia is entitled to accredit its study programmes independently and with the audited quality management processes. This procedure replaces the previously common programme accreditation.
In 2013, the university received the seal of approval from Germany's highest scientific body, the Science Council. With the accreditation, the Council ensures the quality of research and teaching and checks whether they meet recognised standards. Among other things, the Science Council praises the high level of identification of the teaching staff with the university and the pronounced commitment to teaching and student support. The SRH University in NRW was institutionally reaccredited in 2018. In its vote, the Science Council emphasises the positive development of the university. It also confirms that the university is valued as a cooperation partner in the region by companies and institutions in the social sector.
Award for the teaching and learning model CORE
In 2018, the Stifterverband recognised the CORE teaching and learning model with the Genius Loci Award, the only institutional award for excellent teaching in Germany. With the CORE principle (Competence Oriented Research and Education), SRH created a unique teaching and learning model in 2012 based on scientific findings from learning and brain research.
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Degree: Bachelor of Science
Programme type: full-time
ECTS points: 180
Start of studies: summer/winter semester
Regular period of studies: 6 semesters
15/10/2023 (WS), 15/04/2023 (SS)
optional semester abroad
English language skills required
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Language certificate English
Important information: Please verify the specific visa deadlines for your country before beginning studies in Germany. You will only be able to enroll at the university if you have a visa valid for study in Germany. Please contact the German embassy in your home country to obtain the specific deadlines.
For international students with local university entrance qualification.
Passing entry exam with good score – admission
Passing entry exam – admission with additional integrated study courses
Note: If you do not meet the requirements, you might still be considered for admission.
The following documents are required for an application as a German student:
Final school certificate
ID card or passport
Proof of health insurance cover
With a degree in B.Sc. Business Management, you can work in the following positions:
– Human resources
– IT and engineering
– Health, social services and care
– Controlling and accounting
– Marketing, sales and media
– Logistics and trade
The ALLSTAY Scholarship
The SRH University of Applied Sciences in North Rhine-Westphalia awards several Germany scholarships for EU students and one ALLSTAY-scholarship for non-EU students each winter semester. The grant amounts to 300.00 euros per month until the end of the standard period of study*. Half of the grant is paid by the Federal Government and the other half by a private donor.
* The sponsor must pay the grant for at least one year. After that, he or she can withdraw from the grant if the scholarship holder's performance is not adequate.
Application requirements - Applications are open to:
SRH students who are in their 1st or 2nd semester in the respective winter semester.
The scholarship programme law specifies the further criteria for support:
For first-year students: average grade of the A-levels. In addition, individual grades or qualifications relevant to the chosen field of study.
For students who are already enrolled: academic achievements to date, in particular ECTS points. For students in the Master's programme, the final grade of the previous degree programme also counts.
Special potential of the applicant, for example through special achievements such as awards and prizes, a previous professional activity, internships, extracurricular, social, university-political or political commitment or participation in religious societies, associations or clubs.
Special personal or family circumstances such as chronic illnesses and disabilities, raising children, especially as a single parent, caring for close relatives, working in family businesses, gainful employment during studies or migration background.
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Last update of the profile: 10/2022