Intensive foundation programme (6 months)
Short or summer course
An ideal starting block for the English-taught Master programmes at Rotterdam Business School.
Pre-Master courses are designed to prepare students for one of our two English-taught Master programmes: Master in Consultancy and Entrepreneurship and Master in International Supply Chain Management.
We offer the 6 month foundation programme to students with both a business and non-business related bachelor degree. Based on the diploma you have, you will required to have work experience and an English level test. Check out the admission requirements page to find out more.
The course consists of an intensive English language programme with a focus on business English and business subjects.
Successful completion of the Pre-Master course will lead to: (1) a certificate for the Pre-Master course, (2) an exemption from the IELTS 6.5/TOEFL iBT 90 requirements
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The European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS) is a student-centred system based on the student workload required to achieve the objectives of a programme of study. Its aim is to facilitate the recognition of study periods undertaken by mobile students through the transfer of credits. The ECTS is based on the principle that 60 credits are equivalent to the workload of full-time student during one academic year.
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Tuition fee 2023/2024
The EU/EEA rate is the regular fee for students from within the EU/EEA.
The non-EU/EEA rate is the rate for students from outside the EU/EEA.
The institutional rate is for all students who have already obtained a bachelor’s or master’s degree and who want to start a second programme leading to a degree at the same level or at a lower level.
Business related Bachelor Degree or a non-business related bachelor degree with one-year relevant work experience*
In case you have a non-business related bachelor degree and no relevant work experience, you need to meet a specific English requirement.
Business-related Bachelor Degree or non-business with 1 year relevant work experience
IELTS 6.0 / TOEFL iBT 80
Rotterdam Business School requires that no more than 2 IELTS sub-scores may be a maximum of 0.5 points below the required overall score.
Non-Business related bachelor degree & no relevant work experience
IELTS 6.5 / TOEFL iBT 90
Rotterdam Business School requires that no more than 2 IELTS sub-scores may be a maximum of 0.5 points below the required overall score
Check when you can start and what you have to pay!
|Start date||App. deadline EU/EEA||App. deadline Non-EU/EEA|
|1 Sep '23||31 Jul '23||1 May '23|
|1 Feb '24||1 Jan '24||1 Oct '23|
|1 Sep '24||31 Jul '24||1 May '24|
|1 Feb '25||1 Jan '25||1 Oct '24|
|1 Sep '25||31 Jul '25||1 May '25|
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