Award in Business Studies

Provided online via distance learning
Program Overview

This EQF Level 6 program is targeted at individuals who wish to obtain a foundation in Business Administration. It can also be followed as a bridging program in order to complete the necessary ECTS to qualify for admission into a Master (Level 7) program. Delivered via eLearning, it is ideal for candidates with practical experience who want to obtain a high-value academic qualification.

The program is a min. 10-month part-time program targeted at learners who seek a high level of flexibility. It is conducted entirely online in a cohort mode. Live online-meetings take place at set times weekly in the evenings to allow advance planning in alignment with the work schedules of our students.

Physical attendance is not required. The language of instruction is English.

Program Objectives

The program develops a thorough understanding of business and management concepts, skills and competencies, with a focus on practical application. Covering numerous subdisciplines, the program provides a holistic view on value creation for businesses, customers, and society at large.

This program is designed for individuals who are either entering the job market or who currently hold junior positions. It is also suitable for self-employed entrepreneurs wishing to gain a better understanding of the various disciplines involved in running their business.

Admission Process
  • A completed online application.
  • A High School diploma or equivalent (e.g. Secondary School Leaving Certificate, Matura, Abitur, Baccalaureate) uploaded with the online application form.
  • Official High School transcripts showing at minimum the last two high school years leading to graduation. A scanned transcript must be uploaded with your online application. If the transcript is not in English it must be translated by a certified translation service.
  • Proof of English proficiency. Not needed for students graduating from an English-speaking school.
Course Descriptions