• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration

About

Only students providing valid contact details (E-mail and phone number) will be contacted by the university regarding their requests.

The overall aim of the (Hons) Accounting and Finance program offered by GISMA Business School is to enable students to acquire the skills relating to key inter-connected disciplines applicable to a range of commercial and non-commercial sectors. By the end of the three years, students should have developed a range of transferable skills that will assist them throughout the careers they choose. 

The programme is structured across three levels and ensures that students gain a basic understanding of the world of business throughout the three years. The first year will tackle modules such as developing personal and management skills, financing accounting and cost accounting. You will also learn to develop essential decision-making skills which best support the growth of enterprise. Level 5 will teach students about increasingly important business law and key ethical issues facing businesses today. 

Other areas covered include the British tax system, management accounting and decision making skills. In their final year, students will learn the importance of audit, financial management and professional, statutory and current accounting issues. 

Who is the programme for? 

This programme is aimed at anyone seeking a career in accounting and finance. This course will provide you with key skills in financial reporting and management accounting, and knowing how to apply these to inform good financial decision making in real business situations.

Employment stats and USP’s 

  • Arden University has received 4.5* for student satisfaction 
  • Arden has supported 50,000 higher education learners over 26 years
  • 96% graduates are in employment or further study 6 months after graduation
  • 79% students saw their career improve as a direct result of their studies

Why GISMA? 

  • AMBA Accreditation since 2011 with some triple-accredited partners which only 1% of the world’s elite business schools receive 
  • Programmes with top global rankings – the MIB is ranked 20th in the world by the Economist in 2017
  • International student cohort with over 40 nationalities represented 
  • Scholarships, flexible payment plans and early-bird discounts available 
  • Perfect city centre locations in Berlin 
  • Free German classes and 100% in English

Why Germany? 

  • Germany has the 2nd best unemployment rate in the EU, at 3.4%*
  • 4th Best Graduate starting salary at £40,650 in Europe, with a growing economy**
  • Germany is the most popular option for international students looking to study in Europe; It is recognised for its high-quality education and you can experience this with GISMA***. 
  • Berlin, Germany’s capital is the start-up technology capital of Europe
  • Berlin is the second largest city in the EU and has a thriving business scene, offering a range of job opportunities to young professionals and graduates.

Germany is well known for its rich history in culture and arts, offering students an enriching international experience whilst combining world-class education from our globally ranked partner institutions. 

*Statista 

**Business Insider 

***According to statistics and data from ICEF monitor.

Career direction/Progression

Upon completion of this undergraduate qualification, you will be prepared to enter a variety of business, financial and accounting roles. 

Candidates equipped with a solid understanding of business management as well as financial knowledge and accounting skills are highly valued to many employers. 

Some roles you might consider are: 

• Accountant

• Finance Analyst

• Financial Manager

• Actuarial Analyst

• Investment Banking

• Broker

• Tax Advisor

Flexible payment plans available: 

Arden University offers flexible payment plans* that allow you to spread the costs of your programme fees across three instalments. A deposit of €2,000.00 is required to start.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Modules overview

Year 1 (Level 4): 

  • Financial Accounting
  • Cost Accounting
  • Developing personal and management skills
  • Business Maths
  • Understanding the Business Environment
  • Managing Information Systems

Year 2 (Level 5):

  • Business Law
  • British Tax System
  • Accounting and Audit Framework
  • Financial Reporting
  • Management Accounting
  • Decision Making

Year 3 (Level 6): 

  • Audit
  • Financial Management
  • Ethics
  • Professional, Statutory and Current Accounting Issues
  • Research Methods & Dissertation

Please note that the modules listed are indicative and may be subject to change

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

Academic Requirements

  • Two subjects at GCE A level or equivalent, plus passes at grade C or above in three subjects at GCSE level or equivalent; or
  • For non-standard entry requirements, please contact us.
  • An English language level equivalent to IELTS 6.0 or above with a minimum of 5.5 in each component.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    8000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8000 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    8000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8000 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • 1,000 euro per year early-bird discount (saving up to 3,000).

Living costs for Berlin

  • 836 - 1340 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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