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MSc Business Administration

 Course Level
Masters / PG
Full Time

1 Year
 Start month

 Tuition fee

16350 EUR
2006 EUR
2006 EUR

Application fee

International 0 EUR
National 0 EUR
Faculty of Economics and Business
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)6.5
TOEFL-IBT (min)92
TOEFL-PBT (min)580
GRE (avg)315
GMAT (avg)600

World University Ranking

About this course

The MSc in Business Administration aims to be the gateway for ambitious students with an entrepreneurial, global mind-set to an international career in business. Students enrolled in the programme will gain a deep understanding of management in one of the seven specialisations they can choose from. They will be challenged to solve real-life cases presented by the corporate partners of the University.

The Master's in Business Administration allows students to choose a top-level academic specialisation track in one of the following disciplines:

  • Strategy
  • Marketing
  • Leadership and Management
  • International Management
  • Entrepreneurship and Management in the Creative Industries
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Digital Business

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Eligibility Criteria

Please read all the requirements carefully. In the online application you will be asked to upload proof of all mentioned requirements.

  • Academic Bachelor's degree
  • English language proficiency
  • GRE and GMAT
  • Motivation and initiative
  • Referee

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Course Modules

  • The Strategy Track is designed for students who are fascinated by the important choices made by general managers and strategy consultants, such as which markets to enter, how to differentiate a firm from its competitors and how best to design organisational structures and management systems.
  • The Marketing Track provides students with a solid grounding in the science and models of contemporary marketing thought, thus empowering them to make relevant and distinctive (strategic and tactical) marketing decisions.
  • Upon completion of the Leadership and Management Track students will be ready to enter the labour market with a solid theoretical and practical understanding of leadership and management affect organisational, team and individual performance as well as personal ambitions and wellbeing.
  • The International Management Track is for those who seek a career that takes them to different parts of the world and allows them to exert influence across borders
  • The Entrepreneurship and Management in the Creative Industries (EMCI) Track is designed for two groups: those who are interested in the creative industries because they want to be involved in those industries themselves; and those who want to be prepared to deal with challenges in any industry where creativity and innovation play a central role.
  • The Entrepreneurship and Innovation Track is suited for those who are a dynamic and creative and who aspire is to apply these skills in a business environment.
  •  The Digital Business Track is apt for those want to start your career as a boundary spanner between the developers of apps and other online services and commercial and marketing activities.

In addition to a preferred specialisation, students may choose from a wide range of elective courses, like branding, leadership, management consulting or sustainability. This gives them the opportunity to tailor the programme precisely to their own personal preferences and skills.


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How to Apply

Please make sure to follow each step carefully.  

  • Check the entry requirements
  • Register in Studielink
  • Start your application
  • Pay the tuition fee after admission

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