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NBS Northern Business School Business Administration (BA) with the field of competence Business Psychology - part-time
NBS Northern Business School

Business Administration (BA) with the field of competence Business Psychology - part-time

Hamburg, Germany

8 Semesters


Part time

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The part-time course in business administration is an accredited, state-recognized course offered by the Hochschule Wismar - University of Technology, Business and Design.

This course is offered at the NBS in two time models, namely full-time during the day and Friday evenings and Saturdays for employed persons and trainees.

The career options

Graduates of business administration courses have a comprehensive insight into the company and accompany planning, management and control, they lead employees and make decisions on personnel issues. Technical and social skills, organizational skills and the ability to work independently are essential. You must know the interdependencies between the various departments and be able to correctly classify the resulting problems and prepare the necessary strategic decisions.

This field of competence transports psychological insights to economic issues in the areas of marketing and human resources. In addition to the field of competence in business psychology, you choose marketing or Personnel management another special business administration course and thus qualify for professional activities in personnel departments, market research and marketing or in personnel and management consultancies.

The study content

The course prepares you for the requirements of entrepreneurial management in a practical way and provides you with solid training in the methodology of scientific work. You will be qualified to work successfully in international companies or organizations and in culturally different professional and work fields by integrating international issues in all suitable courses.

The course can be divided into two phases: in the first three semesters there are only basic modules. The focus is on imparting the basic knowledge required for further study in the areas of methodology, business administration, economics, mathematics and law. In the later semesters, you will continue to expand your business management know-how in parallel with your degree specializations.

The faster networking of the study content is promoted above all by the fact that not every module is examined in the form of an exam: At least one module per semester is completed with a term paper and/or presentation. Above all, this should promote your methodological competence in the field of scientific work and enable you to obtain the necessary information even with complex questions and to evaluate it critically.

study plan

alt="1. semester

  • Introduction to business administration
  • bookkeeping and accounting
  • commercial law
  • Linear Algebra/Linear Optimization
  • Soft Skills I

2 semesters

  • Marketing & Distribution
  • financing
  • microeconomics
  • Analysis

3rd semester

  • Materials and production management/logistics
  • corporate governance
  • human resource management
  • Cost and Performance Accounting
  • Taxation

4th semester

  • controlling
  • macroeconomics
  • business Informatics
  • statistics

5th semester

  • investment
  • Soft skills II
  • marketing sales or Personnel and company management - module alt="1
  • marketing sales or Personnel and corporate management - Module 2
  • marketing sales or Personnel and corporate management - Module 3

6th semester

  • Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Basics of business psychology
  • Internal business psychology
  • Case Studies Advertising and Sales Psychology

7th semester

  • Project, process and innovation management
  • Balance sheet analysis & balance sheet policy
  • European economic policy
  • Operations Research
  • Business communication or economy and politics

8th semester

  • business simulation
  • Bachelor thesis with colloquium

start of studies

  1. March and alt="1. September of each year


Bachelor of Arts (BA)

Admission Requirements

  • General higher education entrance qualification or subject-related higher education entrance qualification or technical college entrance qualification
  • OR successful participation in a state-certified advanced training course such as master craftsman; state-certified technician; state-certified business economist
  • OR by statutory order, in particular §§ alt="18,alt="19 LHG of the state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania (entrance test, placement test) or equivalent access authorizations recognized by the responsible state body for this degree program.

Normal period

8 semesters (48 months); Shortening possible with previous studies, vocational training or state-recognized advanced training.

Lecture times and locations

The courses take place on Fridays from alt="6:00 p.m. to 2alt="1:alt="3 p.m. and on Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. to alt="5:00 p.m. in our study centers in Quarree and Holstenhofweg and in the rooms of the Helmut -Schmidt University Hamburg.

semester break

Semester breaks are in February and August. There are no courses or exams from Christmas Eve to New Year's Day.

tuition fee

The tuition fees amount to 48 installments of 260 euros per month. In addition, a one-time examination fee of 300 euros is charged for the final examination (total price: alt="12,780 euros).

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