Master in Science Business & Innovation

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Program Description

Master in Science Business & Innovation

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

As a Science-Business professional you are able to bridge the gap between research in (university) laboratories and practice in large industries companies as well as (small) entrepreneurial firms. You are trained to integrate science aspects in a business and innovation context while taking organizational, social and cultural variables into account. Practice and theory go hand in hand in your Master SBI and the SBI courses feature real world business and technology cases that are directly applicable in your future career.

STRUCTURE OF THE PROGRAMME
At the start of the program, students choose a specialization: Energy & Sustainability or Life & Health. The curriculum comprises the following: • Compulsory business and innovation courses (18 EC) • Specialisation-related science elective courses (12 EC) • One specialisation-related compulsory integration course (6 EC) • One of the two variants of the science project (24 EC) • Research project (36 EC) • Compulsory Research Methodology course (6 EC) • Electives (18 EC)

YOUR FUTURE CAREER

Starting positions include: assistant R&D project manager, assistant business analyst, high-tech marketing trainee, or strategy consultant in the public or private sector. Companies that are attractive for SBI graduates include venture capital companies investing in innovative new concepts, consultancy companies for both governments and businesses and the energy and pharmaceutical sector, where research and development are of crucial importance.

SPECIFIC ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Students who hold a Bachelor’s degree in Exact Sciences (Chemistry, Physics, Pharmaceutical Sciences) with at least 24 EC of business/innovation courses, mathematics (9 EC), statistics (at least 6 EC), computer skills (at least 6 EC) are considered for admission. Applications will be assessed individually. The premaster SBI for International students can be followed in case of deficiencies.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated October 23, 2017
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2018
Duration
Duration
3 years
Full time
Price
Price
2,006 EUR
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Locations
Netherlands - Amsterdam
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Price
for EEA students; €7.500 for Non EEA