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    The Master's programme in Business Administration is the only programme of its kind in the Netherlands that focuses on business services.

    More specific on companies and people: how they work, what roles they play. No part of the Dutch economy is growing as fast as the business services industry. The programme has a multidisciplinary focus. Thus, the students start by specializing in a particular business process and study this using knowledge from several disciplines. As the programme is an academic one, it provides the student with rigorous academic training and acquaints him with state-of-the-art theoretical background. The MSc in Business Administration is a one-year full-time programme. Upon successful completion of the course, you will have obtained specialist knowledge in the area of your specialization and you will receive an internationally recognized Master of Science degree (MSc) in Business Administration. You complete the programme by writing a Master's thesis about your own research on a specific topic in the master's specialization programme of Business Administration. This is supervised by one of the tutors.

    Programme internationalization:

     

    This programme has a workload of 60 ECTS.

    Specialities:

    Entrepreneurship:

    Why, how, when and where do opportunities arise? In the Entrepreneurship specialization of Business Administration the focus is on opportunities and solutions: the cornerstones of entrepreneurship.

    Financial Management:

    How do you decide how much capital an organization needs? The Financial Management specialization of Business Administration is about acquisition, administration and allocation of financial resources.

    Human Resource Management:

    How can an organization get the best out of its employees? The Human Resource Management specialization of Business Administration is about managing human capital and achieving business objectives.

    Information & Knowledge Management:

    The Information and Knowledge Management (IKM) specialization in the Masters programme in Business Administration focuses on innovative strategies in managing information and knowledge processes.

    Management Consulting:

    Are you after the tools that are necessary for a career as a consultant? Then the specialization in Management Consulting in the Master's programme in Business Administration is your programme.

    Strategy & Organization:

    The Strategy and Organization specialization in the Master's programme in Business Administration strongly focuses on strategy and organization, particularly in international service organizations.

    Transport & Supply Chain Management:

    How do you manage a flow of goods from suppliers to customers? The Transport and Supply Chain Management specialization of Business Administration is about tackling supply chain problems.


    program_requirements

    Knowledge minimum: basiskennis Written request: request for admission to the admission board, see www.feweb.vu.nl/masterbusinessadministration > Admission and application Knowledge minimum: Please make sure you also read the general requirements and application procedure Written request: No decisions on admission can be made until the admissions office has received the complete online form, the application fee and the required documents as mentioned on the general website. Additional language requirements:IELTS overall band: 6.5IELTS writing: 6TOEFL paper based: 580TOEFL computer based: 237TOEFL internet based: 92 English Language Requirements IELTS band: 6.5 CAE score: (read more) Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) is part of the Cambridge English suite and is targeted at a high level (IETLS 6.5-8.0). It is an international English language exam set at the right level for academic and professional success. Developed by Cambridge English Language Assessment - part of the University of Cambridge - it helps you stand out from the crowd as a high achiever. 75 (Grade B) TOEFL paper-based test score : 580 TOEFL iBT® test: 92

     

    Scholarships / Grants:

    Neso Indonesia:
    StuNed Scholarships for Master studies, short courses and customized training programmes are available for Indonesian professionals with at least two years work experience in a development-related organization.
    For additional information: Website

    Nuffic:
    The Orange Tulip Scholarship Programme supports promising Taiwanese graduates and young professionals intending to pursue postgraduate degree programmes at a Dutch higher education institution.
    For additional information: Website

    VU University Amsterdam:
    VU University Amsterdam awards its own scholarships to outstanding students joining our international Master's degree programmes. The VU Fellowship is an amount of money between 2.500 and 15.000 Euros to cover a part of the study expenses. The general criteria for selection are excellence, motivatio
    For additional information: Website

     

    Accreditation

    Accredited by: NVAO in: The Netherlands

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