MSc in Business Studies - Interdisciplinary Business Professional
The Master of Science in Business Studies - Interdisciplinary Business Professional is an intensive, ground-breaking one-year international master's programme, designed for ambitious students who are eager to make a difference. You will contribute to solutions and innovations for wicked problems that organisations are facing. Wicked problems are complex interdisciplinary issues that require innovative and diverse answers for organisations that add value to both people and our planet. The programme consists of three pillars: Applied research, Interdisciplinary Assignments and Professional Skills Development & Ethics. These three pillars are based on the view that the future Business Professional needs to be equipped with critical thinking skills along with analytical skills to be able to handle complex issues. The interdisciplinary assignments enhance cooperation and communication skills with professionals from various disciplines and backgrounds. The Professional Skills Development pillar focuses on the ability to reflect on one's own behaviour and development and to adapt accordingly.
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Master of Science
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.
No Numerus Fixus
Without numerus fixus.
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.
If you pass the online admission exam you will be invited for a final admission interview, which can take place either in person or through Skype. During the admission interview, you will be asked to motivate your choice and expectations, as well as discuss the admission exam.
Students who are considered as eligible for the master are invited to take an online admission exam. You will have three days to finish the admission exam.
for international students
A bachelor degree or an equivalent degree within the domain business studies and related fields. Besides a bachelor diploma, you need to submit a transcript (grade list), CV and a motivation letter. If you are an international student, you might have to submit an IELTS test certificate, with a score of 6.5. For more detailed information, please check the course website.
- IELTS overall band
- TOEFL paper based
- TOEFL internet based
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||15 Aug '23||1 Jun '23|
|1 Sep '24||15 Aug '24||1 Jun '24|
|1 Sep '25||15 Aug '25||1 Jun '25|
You can check if you're eligible for scholarships that apply to this course.
The Holland Scholarship is meant for international students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) who want to do their bachelor’s or master’s in the Netherlands.
StuNed Scholarship Programme
StuNed Scholarships for master studies, short courses and customised training programmes are available for Indonesian professionals with at least 2 years' work experience in a development-related organisation.
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