Business Administration (B.Sc.) Content

Karin Rose

Programme structure

Students acquire practical business administration knowledge and have an opportunity to specialise in certain functions or sectors. Special attention is given to method skills throughout the programme. Business administration fundamentals are communicated in the first two years of study, and complemented by method modules and courses on language and law. In the second and third years of study, selected subjects are treated in depth (Marketing, Finance, Strategic Management, Controlling). The main content in the final year is a range of options (specialisation, electives), providing wider and deeper know-how and method skills.

Plan of Study

Semester 1

Module Contact Hours Credits
Methodology and Basics of Business Studies (Part 1) 32 4
Financial Accounting 48 6
Microeconomics 48 6
Mathematics 48 7
Wirtschaftsrecht or Business Law(Part 1) 16 5
Business English 48 5

Semester 2

Module Contact Hours Credits
Human Resource Management 48 6
Managerial Accounting 48 6
Operations Management 32 4
Macroeconomics 32 4
Statistics 48 7
Wirtschaftsrecht or Business Law (Part 2) 32 5

Semester 3

Module Contact Hours Credits
Marketing Management I 32 4
Introduction to Investment and Finance 48 6
Organisation 48 6
Strategic Management (Part 1)) 32 7
Arbeitsrecht or Labour Law 32 3
Quantitative Methods 32 5

Semester 4

Module Contact Hours Credits
Marketing Management II 48 6
Corporate Finance 32 4
Betriebswirtschaftliche Steuerlehre or International Taxation 48 6
Strategic Management (Part 2) 32 7
Operations Research 32 5

Semester 5

Module Contact Hours Credits
Controllership 48 6
Specialisation (Part 1) 108 22
Elective 2 32 3
Fundamentals of Information Systems 48 6

Semester 6

Module Contact Hours Credits
Management Game 30 4
Specialisation (Part 2) 60 22

Special Weeks

Module Special Week Contact Hours Credits
Introduction to HSBA 1 18 0
Methodology and Basics of Business Studies (Part 2) 1 4 4
Project Management 3 24 5
Elective 1 4 30 3
Study Trip 5 30 2
General Electives übergreifend 125 5

Electives

The electives enable students to deepen and widen their knowledge in specific areas. In the second year of the programme, Law is an elective, with a choice between labour law and sector-specific auditing law. An international study trip (or option in Hambu

The general electives give students the opportunity to develop their individual knowledge and skills further. The offering ranges from social skills and IT seminars to studium generale events and smaller electives where students can tackle selected business administration content in a more in-depth manner. Foreign language courses are also on offer on an extracurricular basis.

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