Bachelor’s Degree Program in Business Administration with a Specialization in Economics and Politics

As an important part of society, the economy is subject to many different influences. In turn, it has a significant effect on society. This degree program helps you to prepare for a responsible role at the intersections between the economy and politics. 

At a Glance

Title: BSc in Business Administration with a Specialization in Economics and Politics
Workload: 180 ECTS (approx. 5400 hours of work)
Duration: 6 semesters (full-time)
Start of ProgramMid-September (calendar week 38)
LocationWinterthur
Language of Instruction: German
Semester FeeCHF 720.- (subject to change)
Enrollment: The enrollment form will be available from the end of October.

What You Will Learn

The specialization Economics and Politics focuses on management in the public sector, which includes political and nonprofit organizations. As a graduate, you will have specialist knowledge of political science, administrative science, and economics. You will acquire a knowledge of business administration that is broad, up to date, and geared towards an international context, as well as sound fundamental knowledge of law, statistics, and mathematics

Your Career Prospects

Functions

  • Management Support
  • Project manager
  • Staff positions
  • Specialist positions
  • Leadership roles at team level

Sectors

  • Private enterprises
  • Public administration
  • Public enterprises
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Nongovernmental organizations

Program Structure and Admission Requirements

Multilingual and Flexible

The specialization in Economics and Politics is full-time course of study which takes six semesters to complete. While classroom instruction is in German, you will have four semesters of English, bringing you up to Cambridge Advanced level. Four compulsory elective modules will enable you to deepen your knowledge of specific key focus areas.

Module tables

Module table as from 2014
Full-Time

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What You Need to Qualify

  • A federally recognized vocational baccalaureate: no entrance exam or additional professional experience required
  • A non-commercial vocational baccalaureate: no entrance exam required; at least one year of regular work experience in the commercial field
  • A federally recognized academic baccalaureate: no entrance exam required; at least one year of regular work experience in the commercial field

Further details

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