Business Consultancy International (BCi) is a high quality and challenging business degree programme taught entirely in English. As a BCi student, you gain a solid foundation in a wide range of management as well as consultancy skills.

Key Facts

Akademischer Grad
Academic Degree
Bachelor of Arts in Business (BA)
Sprache
Language
English
Ects
ECTS
180
Campus
Campus
City Campus Wiener Neustadt
Dauer
Duration
6 semesters
Start
Study Start
End of August 2020
Mode of Study
Full-time
Admission days
Ongoing
Tuition fees
EUR 363.36 + (EUR 20.20 student union fee) per semester
Study places available
80
Application deadline
08.06.2020 (if you need a VISA to enter Austria 31.03.2020)
Mandatory work placement/Internship
Yes

Highlights

  • International student body and faculty | Native English-speaking lecturers
  • Exchange semester (optional)
  • Practical emphasis
  • Internship semester
  • Social & professional skills development
  • International campus atmosphere
  • Top Lecturers:
  • 20190625_Wallace Scot
    Mag. Dr. Scot Wallace
    Owner, SciencEndeavors
    As an experienced consultant in global M&A, business development, and investment analysis, Dr. Wallace brings a wealth of international experience to our faculty. His practical focus gained in multi-nationals as well as start-ups is an invaluable asset to our programme.
  • 20190625_Kotzegger Kurt
    Mag. Kurt J. Kotzegger, CFA
    Managing Partner, CELEUS Advisory
    Mag. Kotzegger works with large investors and international asset managers on issues like the design of robust investment processes, strategic asset allocation, and investment controlling. Prior to that, he spent almost 20 years in institutional investment management.
  • 20190625_Zimm Alexander
    Alexander Zimm, BSc, MA
    Senior Manager Marketing & Strategy, UPC Business
    As a Marketing Manager with experience in the FMCG & Telecommunications sector, Mr. Zimm combines the strategic understanding of marketing today with the digital implications of tomorrow. His interactive and engaging teaching style make him a valuable asset to our programme.
  • Occupational Fields & Career

    Potential career opportunities are international positions related to Business Consultancy and General Management especially in the areas of:
    - Accounting & Finance
    - Management & Leadership
    - Marketing & Sales

    • e.g. Auditor, Financial Consultant, Tax Consultant, Financial Accountant, Trader, Risk Manager
    • e.g. Human Resource Manager, Business Analyst, Talent Acquisition Manager, Business Consultant
    • e.g. Brand/Marketing Manager, Marketing Consultant, Sales Manager, Digital Marketing Manager

    Practice Perspectives

    As a BCi graduate you will be able to fulfil the requirements of the business community by means of perfect communication skills in English, intercultural understanding and global business know-how.

    All about Internships

    The main activity in the sixth and final semester of the degree programme is an internship in a company approved by the university, either in Austria or abroad. The duration of the internship is at least 15 weeks and provides a great opportunity for work experience, networking, and even permanent employment. Both the company and the students are supported by the BCi team to ensure that everyone involved gets most out of the internship experience.

    What the Experts say

    Sabine Kwasny, MA

    Customer Service Manager, Mars Austria OG

    "The BCi degree programme was a great choice for me, as I was interested in a career in international business. With lecturers and students from all around the world, I had the opportunity to learn from top-class professionals with global experience."

    Artem Fadin, BA

    M&A Analyst, Delphi Advisors, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

    "After BCi I went into investment banking and was well equipped for the job thanks to BCi’s focus on case studies, team work, and applied knowledge. The BCi program offers a holistic understanding of both enterprise and modern economy."

    Mag. Martina Koberg

    HR Director, L’ORÉAL Österreich GmbH

    "In our experience, graduates from the Business Consultancy International degree programme are open-minded individuals with a pragmatic, problem-solving mentality and have the ability to work effectively as part of a dynamic team."

    Flagship Projects

    Teaser

    The BCi Henkel Challenge

    As part of a Strategic Brand Management course, student groups apply their theoretical knowledge learned to date, to a real-life business problem presented by Henkel.

    Teaser

    "The Frame" by Samsung

    Real-life consultancy project where multi-disciplinary student groups worked for SAMSUNG, Austria, on one of their latest new products - The FRAME.

    Study Insights

    Curriculum

    COURSES
    30 ECTS
    Introduction to Business Administration
    4
    Fundamentals of Accounting
    4
    Business Software Systems
    4
    Mathematics for Business and Economics
    4
    Microeconomics
    4
    Marketing & Sales 1
    4
    English for Academic Purposes 1
    3
    Social & Professional Skills 1
    3
    COURSES
    30 ECTS
    Principles of Management
    4
    Financial Accounting
    4
    Corporate Finance 1
    4
    Legal Systems and Principles
    4
    Macroeconomics
    4
    Marketing & Sales 2
    4
    English for Academic Purposes 2
    3
    Social & Professional Skills 2
    3
    COURSES
    30 ECTS
    Law for International Business
    4
    Management Accounting
    4
    Corporate Finance 2
    4
    Strategic Management & Corporate Planning
    4
    Statistics for Business and Economics
    4
    Corporate Governance & Business Ethics
    4
    Academic Skills 1
    3
    Social & Professional Skills 3
    3
    COURSES
    30 ECTS
    Consultancy Models & Skills 1
    6
    Financial Planning, Budgeting & Controlling
    4
    Business Information Systems
    4
    Academic Skills 2
    4
    + choosen Specialisation
    12
    COURSES
    30 ECTS
    Consultancy Models & Skills 2
    6
    Bachelor Paper Seminar
    6
    Case Study
    4
    + choosen Specialisation
    14
    COURSES
    30 ECTS
    Bachelor Paper
    8
    Internship
    22

    Areas of Specialisation

    You have to choose one out of three Specialisations.

    International Accounting and Finance (IAF)

    The IAF specialisation focuses on finance and accounting in an international context addressing current challenges and issues facing the world’s international companies, financial institutions and markets.

    International Marketing and Sales (IMS)

    The IMS specialisation focuses on improving analytical and creative skills in order to solve global business challenges. Students are trained to identify consumer trends and based on these tendencies to create strategic marketing activities.

    International Management and Leadership (IML)

    The IML specialisation focuses on developing strategic skills related to all global HR challenges and the ability to manage and lead by understanding human, social and organizational processes in the international business arena.

    Entry Requirements & Admission

    Prerequisites

    • Completed secondary education or equivalent certification
    • Proficiency in English

    Admission Procedure

    Apply at onlinebewerbung.fhwn.ac.at. If eligible, you will be invited for an on campus Admissions Day. The assessment process consists of:

    • personal assessment (short presentation)
    • computer-based standardised aptitude test (Intelligence Test)
    • computer-based English language assessment

    For long-distance applicants (>1000 km) a Skype-interview can be arranged.

    For more detailed Information please click here.

    Certifications

    Application deadline is 8 June 2020 for EU citizens and nationals from the countries listed here. These candidates do not need a visa to enter and reside in Austria up to a given period (in most cases 3 months). Due to the necessary visa procedures, the application deadline for all other nationalities is 31 March 2020. Applications after these deadlines will be considered only for next year’s intake.

    • Personal assessment (short presentation)
    • Computer-based standardised aptitude test / Intelligence test
    • Computer-based English language assessment

    The tuition fee is the same for all students, regardless of their nationality, and currently amounts to € 363.36 per semester.