Part time Master's Degree in Business Studies in Netherlands

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Business Studies

A Masters degree gives you the opportunity to either further your understanding of a particular question or take off in a completely different way using skills you have gained from your previous undergraduate degree.

Business studies is an academic program that is designed for students wanting to learn more about how businesses are run. Courses may include more general topics or more specific ones to help prepare students for a particular career.

The Netherlands is a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, consisting of twelve provinces in North-West Europe and three islands in the Caribbean. English speaking students will have no problems finding suitable courses. For international students applying to universities in the Netherlands, several scholarships are available.

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Master Agribusiness Development

Aeres University of Applied Sciences
Campus 12 months September 2017 Netherlands Dronten

Aeres University of Applied Sciences offers a Master in Agribusiness Development for Bachelor graduates or young professionals. [+]

Master in Agribusiness Development

 

Aeres University of Applied Sciences offers a Master in Agribusiness Development for Bachelor graduates or young professionals.

 

International corporations in the agrifood sector increasingly need professionals qualified in change management, who can act locally and think globally. All graduates from this Master programme will have first-hand knowledge of change processes in a business context outside their own branch and will have acquired valuable insights into the differences in international business cultures and work ethics and the role they can play to deal with these issues in change processes. These people bring the science of life to the business of food.... [-]


Professional Footwear Innovation

SLEM Footwear & Education Center
Campus 9 months November 2017 Netherlands Waalwijk

SLEM offers a unique program, combining forecasting, design, technology and business, educating footwear entrepreneurs, forecasters and consultants. [+]

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MSc in Information Sciences

Radboud University
Campus 1 year September 2017 Netherlands Nijmegen

This Master’s programme will give you everything you need to become an expert coordinator of ICT, people and organisations. [+]

A good computer system is one thing, but a system that meets its users’ needs is another. This Master’s programme will give you everything you need to become an expert coordinator of ICT, people and organisations. The Netherlands is the European leader in information science. By providing excellent training in a stimulating research environment, Radboud University is thus a leader among leaders, producing graduates who ensure that good software is also useable software.

Programme This programme is structured as follows: Mandatory courses, including information science, business rules, security in organisations, research methods, information and science, philosophy (30 EC) Specialisation courses (6 EC) Elective courses (6 EC) Master’s thesis (18 EC) ... [-]


Master degree in Facility and Real Estate Management

Zuyd University of Applied Sciences
Campus 1 year September 2017 Netherlands Maastricht

Real Estate and Facility Management are on the way to become grown up management disciplines. Managers understand that without a secondary process a primary process cannot exist. Real Estate and Facility Management are considered nowadays as [+]

Master Real Estate and Facility Management

 

Real Estate and Facility Management are on the way to become grown up management disciplines. Managers understand that without a secondary process a primary process cannot exist. Real Estate and Facility Management are considered nowadays as important parts of the overall business. As a result of this development managers of Real Estate and Facility Management departments are more involved in the company’s strategy than ever before and this involvement is not only from a secondary process viewpoint. Real Estate and Facility Management and the core business are partners in a kind of joint venture for the benefit of all the stakeholders. Departmental borders get blurred and all business processes interfere. Therefore the Facility Management and Real Estate managers have to think and to manage in terms of strategy, choices, visions and goals of the overall business.... [-]


Master in International Management (CEMS MIM)

University of Cologne Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences
Campus 4 semesters

The CEMS Master's in International Management (CEMS MIM) is a master’s programme in the field of business and management, which is delivered by 30 leading universities from around the world in cooperation with more than 70 multinational corporations and four social partners. In Cologne the CEMS MIM is offered as part of the 2-year MSc in International Management. [+]

Best Part time Masters in Business Studies in Netherlands. INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT (CEMS MIM) - MASTER OF SCIENCE The CEMS Master's in International Management (CEMS MIM) is a master’s programme in the field of business and management, which is delivered by 30 leading universities from around the world in cooperation with more than 70 multinational corporations and four social partners. In Cologne the CEMS MIM is offered as part of the 2-year MSc in International Management. An international focus and strong links with industry and business set the programme apart from others. Alongside internationally aligned courses, Skill Seminars and Business Projects, it includes an internship abroad and a term at a CEMS partner institution in another country. In addition to being the most international management programme on the market, it is the starting point for lifelong professional and personal networks. The quality of CEMS MIM is underscored by its excellent results in the Financial Times Master’s in Management Ranking, which rates the professional success of graduates. The MIM programme has continually held one of the Top 10 places since the ranking was introduced in 2005. The programme's core features International course experience Intercultural study groups Term abroad at one of the top business schools of the CEMS Global Alliance in Management Education Consultancy project carried out in collaboration with multinational companies Soft skills seminars geared towards developing leadership skills Numerous opportunities to meet and network with representatives of globally active companies 10 week internship abroad CEMS (MIM) Curriculum Within the core and advanced category in International Management, the CEMS MIM students from the University of Cologne study mandatory courses in International Management such as International Finance and Business Strategy. They also choose one of the following six specialisations in Business or Economics: Accounting and Taxation, Corporate Development, Finance, Marketing, Supply Chain Management and Economics. The programme’s focus on Applied International Management culminates in a mandatory Business Project and a Case Study Course. The CEMS year, including the CEMS core elements, takes place during the second year of the Cologne master degree and is equivalent to an academic year (CEMS term 1 during the fall and CEMS term 2 during spring term). One of these terms is completed at the home school, the other term at a CEMS school abroad. The master’s thesis is written towards the end of the programme. It is intended to show that the student is capable of conducting academic work on and reflecting on a specific problem related to the subject matter covered on the programme, using the necessary methods and within a specified period. Take the chance Learn to apply the latest research and appropriate solutions at your home and partner university to questions with practical, real-world relevance! Develop an understanding of the role of leadership in different intercultural environments and effective approaches to strengthen ethical behaviour in business. Reflect your own conceptions of leadership and relate them to current positions and arguments discussed in academic literature and case studies. Discuss current topics with CEMS members all over the world, which are relevant for international companies (strategy, organisation, personnel, business ethics, etc.); learn econometric methods and analyse the economic situation of globally operating companies. Tuition Fee The University of Cologne does not charge any tuition fee for the CEMS MIM. Students selected for the programme must pay a student registration and handling fee of €100 to CEMS. This fee is due in January and payable directly to CEMS. Students will receive further instructions about the payment method once accepted on the programme. All students accepted on the CEMS MIM at the University of Cologne must pay a social contribution fee of the University of Cologne of approximately 260 EUR each term. This social contribution includes a semester ticket covering public transport in the Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia. Admission requirements The admission requirements must be fulfilled until the application deadline: Bachelor's degree or equivalent degree in Business Administration or Economics with strong proficiency in Business Administration, Economics and quantitative methods Application in the case of unfinished Bachelor studies: In cases where present Bachelor studies have not been fully completed, application is permitted if the candidate has earned at least 70% of the required degree credits and will have achieved the remaining results by 30 September at the latest. Overall grade of at least 2.5 (German grade) in the Bachelor’s degree Fulfilment of the following subject-related requirements: 1. subject-related requirements at least 48 ECTS need to be specific to the field of Business Administration/Management Studies at least 16 ECTS need to be specific to the field of Economics at least 10 ECTS credits in Statistics/Mathematics 2. Language requirements English at level C1 (CEF) 2nd CEMS language (level B2): can be the mother tongue or any other additional language Selection procedure Academic achievements (Bachelor grade) [68-34 score points] GMAT Test score (GRE or English TM-WiSo also accepted), highly recommended [17-0 score points] interview (includes education, motivation, analytical and communication skills, personal incidence and integrity, international experience) [15-0 score points] Applicants who are shortlisted after the assessment of the written application will be invited for a selection interview to Cologne. Application Application deadline and process All documents must be provided in either German or English and submitted on the application portal until March 31st. An authorised translation into either German or English must be attached to any documents in other languages. We may need to ask for further documentation at a later stage of the application. Applicants with a (bachelor) degree acquired abroad must also apply via uni-assist until March 31st. Detailed information about the admission procedure and admission deadlines are provided on the application website. [-]

CEMS Master’s in International Management (CEMS MIM)

CEMS - The Global Alliance in Management Education
Campus 1 year September 2017 Netherlands Rotterdam

The CEMS MIM is a postgraduate, pre-experience degree open to a select group of students enrolled on a Master’s programme in one of 28 leading institutions [+]

CEMS MIM Master’s in International Management 

CEMS is a strategic alliance of business schools, multinational companies and NGOs that together offer the CEMS Master's in International Management (MIM). The CEMS administrative officeis located on the HEC campus close to Paris, with the programme and corporate relations being managed by a dedicated team within each member school. You will find all CEMS member universities by using the keywords "CEMS" in the Master in Management Compasssearch engine or by clicking on the CEMS partners list below.

The CEMS MIM is a pre-experience postgraduate degree open to multilingual students enrolled in a Master's in Management program at one of the CEMS member schools. Students study at their home university for one semester and then spend a second semester at a different CEMS member school. Some students may even opt to take both semesters abroad, in two different schools (the “tri-national track”). Other key components of the course include: core courses in Strategy and Cross-Cultural Management, elective courses, skill seminars, business project and an obligatory international internship.... [-]


Master of Financial Management and Control (MSc) - full-time

The Hague University of Applied Sciences
Campus 12 months August 2017 Netherlands The Hague

The Master of Financial Management and Control programme at The Hague University of Applied Sciences (THUAS) offers you the opportunity to do this. It is a professional master's degree for ambitious students with a nose for financial, economic and organisational growth. Through a programme based on a strong international awareness, you will be trained for a top international financial position. [+]

Best Part time Masters in Business Studies in Netherlands. You have a strong financial background and are familiar with the business world, but you want to go a step further. Enrich your knowledge and give well-founded management advice with self-confidence. The Master of Financial Management and Control programme at The Hague University of Applied Sciences (THUAS) offers you the opportunity to do this. It is a professional master's degree for ambitious students with a nose for financial, economic and organisational growth. Through a programme based on a strong international awareness, you will be trained for a top international financial position. After successful completion of this programme, you will receive a legally accredited Master’s degree and the title Master of Science (MSc). Broad and international With the Master of Financial Management and Control, you learn everything that a modern Financial Manager needs to know. Alongside management accounting, financial management and information management, subjects such as professional ethics, risk management and people management are also included in the programme. The program encompasses a broad curriculum, tested in practice and optimally geared towards an international career that allows you to thrive in a challenging work environment. More than numbers The Master of Financial Management and Control programme expands the world of earnings, expenditures, loans and investments. Your area of work transcends the financial aspects. Checking, budgeting, analysing and advising come naturally to you. You understand perfectly how business processes work and you are able to translate your knowledge of the market, economy and organisation into a well-founded business strategy. In short, you are the conscience of the company, on whom the management blindly relies. With a Master of Financial Management and Control degree, you can develop your career to become the Financial Director of an international company. You can follow this Master's programme on a full-time or part-time basis. MFMC - Full-time Type of education: Professional Master Language of instruction: English Admission requirements: Higher professional education (bachelor)degree, preferably with a major related to finance and/or economics and 2 years of work experience Lecture days: 5 Working days a week Lecture hours: Variable Time investment: 40 hours a week Credits: 60 ECTS Accreditation: Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO) ) [-]

Master In Management

ESA Business School - Ecole Supérieure des Affaires
Campus

The Master in Management of ESA, only Grande Ecole program in Lebanon, as future managers for easily evolve in competitive, international and multicultural environments. [+]

Master in Management

The Master in Management of ESA, only Grande Ecole program in Lebanon, as future managers for Easily evolve in competitive, international and multicultural environments.

AN INNOVATIVE PROGRAM SPONSOR YOUR AMBITIONS

A race Allowing students to Deepen and master the theories and tools for a successful integration in the professional world. Coaching students in the definition and formalization of a credible professional project meeting Their aspirations and needs of Lebanese and international business community. A strategic business vision, operational skills and Ability to make decisions and drive change to enable students to Become Effective employed in Their respective fields.... [-]


MSc in Business Administration - Strategy and Management in International Organisations

Linköping University
Campus 2 years

The two-year master’s programme in Business Administration - Strategy and Management in International Organizations (SMIO) aims to educate future leaders with good judgment, who can make well-balanced decisions. The program combines fundamental academic knowledge (thinking and reasoning) and experiential knowledge (skills) to prepare students to go beyond applying known solutions to known problems. [+]

Best Part time Masters in Business Studies in Netherlands. The two-year master’s programme in Business Administration - Strategy and Management in International Organizations (SMIO) aims to educate future leaders with good judgment, who can make well-balanced decisions. The program combines fundamental academic knowledge (thinking and reasoning) and experiential knowledge (skills) to prepare students to go beyond applying known solutions to known problems. Upon successful completion of the program, students will have acquired good analytical skills and the ability to think strategically. The international focus of courses and the international composition of the SMIO class help to prepare students to work in international organisations. Programme description Term 1 The courses of the first term focus on strategy by studying the two elements that strategy unites: the inside of the organisation and the surroundings in which it works. The first course, Classic Leadership and Organization Dilemmas (15 ECTS), takes strategy as a starting point and explores a number of classic dilemmas (such as how to divide scarce resources between exploration and exploitation activities) and the resulting leadership and organization challenges. The second course, Contemporary International Management Paradoxes (15 ECTS), also starts by considering strategy, but looks outside of the organisation. It considers, in particular, globalisation issues and a large-scale perspective. The course will initially take you on a historical journey to help you understand how we ended up where we are, and then zoom in on a number of challenges and paradoxes that organisations are facing. The skills developed in the first term are classic academic ones such as ‘learning to learn’, argumentative writing, visualization methods, rhetoric, critical thinking and analysis. Term 2 The dilemmas and paradoxes that students met in the first term were of the kind that are insoluble –they cannot be solved once and for all, and must be continuously managed. The second term, therefore, focusses on analytical tools and models that can be used to manage the dilemmas and paradoxes that were introduced in the first term. The term starts with Business Finance (7.5 ECTS), a hands‑on case-based course that focusses on how to apply the techniques of business finance and solve problems. Management Control Systems (7.5 ECTS) is the second course of the term and focusses on issues such as performance measures and incentive systems through a number of cases. The third course, Perspectives on Human Resource Management (7.5 ECTS), starts with classic HRM issues and goes on to deal with contemporary models and challenges, such as how to work with HR in increasingly temporary and project-based organisations. The term ends with a project (7.5 ECTS) in which you will synthesize what you have learned during the past two terms. Two approaches are offered, and your choice depends on your interests. The first approach is to work together with a company and help it to solve a problem. You are then to write a project report based on your findings. The second approach is suitable for those interested in a research career, and involves taking on a research problem and working together with one of the professors at the department. The skills developed during the term are qualitative and quantitative analysis, argumentation, writing, presentation and communication skills, project management, and teamwork. Term 3 The third term also focusses on analytical tools and models that can be used to manage the dilemmas and paradoxes of the first term. The term starts with Strategy – Classic and Contemporary Views (15 ECTS), which will introduce you to various eras of strategic thinking, in the form of ‘Big’, ‘Best’, ‘Fast’, and ‘Beautiful’. The second and final course before the thesis is a choice between two options. If you are interested in innovation, project management, knowledge creation and integration, and working in high-tech companies, you can choose to study Innovation and Project Management (15 ECTS). If, however, you are interested in marketing and sales, and issues of branding, product design and understanding consumers, you can choose to study Advanced Consumer Marketing (15 ECTS). The term will end with the development of a proposal for your master’s thesis. The skills developed during the term are further qualitative analysis and argumentation. Term 4 The fourth term is dedicated entirely to your master’s thesis (30 ECTS), which will be written in teams of two. You will independently develop a research problem, design and carry out a study, analyse data, synthesise results, present it all in writing and defend your work in a public seminar. Each pair will be appointed a thesis advisor and will become part of the advisor’s thesis group, which will meet regularly to discuss and give feedback on the work as it progresses. The master’s thesis will tie together the programme and enhance your ability to solve problems independently and in a scholarly manner. Career opportunities Upon completion of the Business Administration master’s programme, students will be competent analysts and competitive candidates for employment in international organizations in general. Students who specialize in Innovation and Project Management will be ready to work within high-tech companies, and be equipped with a special understanding of highly innovative settings and project-based organizing. Students who specialize in Marketing will instead have a good foundation for understanding customer behavior, new market research methods and brands. Among our alumni we find for example consultants, business analysts, innovation strategists, marketing and brand executives, HR managers and project managers. Some alumni have also started their own businesses while others have chosen to pursue an academic career through doctoral studies. [-]

Master in Human Resource Studies

Tilburg University
Campus 1 year August 2017 Netherlands Tilburg

The Master's in Human Resource Studies provides you with a critical understanding of the importance of people for the performance of organizations. It is a unique multidisciplinary degree program at a high academic level for those wishing to study the broad field of people, work, and organizations... [+]

Master in Human Resource Studies Many organizations nowadays subscribe to the notion that people are their main assets. Huge amounts of time, money, and effort are spent on people management and employee development in order to improve individual and, ultimately, organizational performance. The Master's in Human Resource Studies provides you with a critical understanding of the importance of people for the performance of organizations. It is a unique multidisciplinary degree program at a high academic level for those wishing to study the broad field of people, work, and organizations. Extended Master HRS If you are an excellent student and want an additional challenge to distinguish yourself from your fellow students, we can offer you the Extended HRS Master’s program (EMHRS). The EMHRS is an extension and deepening of the regular graduate program. It provides you with relevant experiences and learning opportunities to enhance your professional and academic skills and knowledge. Within this Extended Master, we offer three different tracks: International Comparative HR Professional Traineeship HR Analytics Career perspectives When you have graduated in Human Resource Studies at Tilburg University, you will have excellent career opportunities. The HRS Master prepares you for HR positions with an emphasis on analytical, strategic, and leadership qualities. Graduates are equipped to analyze and advise on HR, work, and organizational issues, such as understanding the underpinnings of HR decisions and their consequences for work, well-being, and performance, or to implement new HR policies in the context of a changing environment. Five reasons to choose Human Resource Studies Multidisciplinary approach Anchored in practice International orientation Focus on academic and personal skills Interactive and engaging teaching methods Curriculum Content The program consists of 60 credits (ECTS), equivalent to 1,680 hours of study, spread over two semesters. The first semester starts at the end of August, with most deadlines and exams in December and January. The second semester runs from January to June and is reserved entirely for writing your Master's Thesis. Courses Human Resource Metrics and Valuation Individual Research Proposal HRS Personal Skills Seminar Human Resource Studies Organizational Change Master's Thesis Human Resource Studies Choice of electives Choose a course of 6 ECTS of the cluster KEUZE Choose a course of 3 ECTS of cluster KEUZE 2 Learning and Development (KEUZE) Performance Management (KEUZE) Compensation and Benefits (KEUZE 2) International Human Resource Management (KEUZE 2) [-]

Master in Finance: Honours Programme Quantitative Finance

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Campus 1 year September 2017 Netherlands Amsterdam

The Quantitative Finance programme is an 84-credit Honours Track that is part of the Master’s programme in Finance. You will take three core courses in... [+]

Master in Finance: Honours Programme Quantitative Finance

 

The Quantitative Finance programme is an 84-credit Honours Track that is part of the Master’s programme in Finance. You will take three core courses in finance (Investments, Derivatives, and Quantitative Risk Management), and three advanced methodological core courses in econometrics and financial mathematics.You can select three electives from the Master’s programmes in Finance, Econometrics, Mathematics, Business Studies, Economics and others. This freedom of choice allows you to select your own specialization and create your own career profile. You will be able to emphasize fundamental, methodological subjects or focus on the application of advanced methodology.In the course of one year you will attend lectures, complete case study assignments, give presentations and conduct extensive research assignments. The programme is taught in English. Graduates receive the title of Master of Finance.... [-]


Master in General Management for Executives

IAE Aix Graduate School of Management
Campus Part time 9 - 24 months

The Master's in General Management can be joined in its second year and is recognised by the european LMD system. The master's programme has been organised in a way which can help you access the full-time and part-ime MBA .... [+]

Master's in General Management for Executives

This program requires proficiency in English and French.

A global approach to management for corporate executives

 

"Companies are often looking for Managers who have both a specialised area of competence as well as a general approach, and are therefore capable of directing an activity in all of its aspects: technical, human and managerial.  This programme goes beyond simply aquiring the basic management methods and techniques and focuses on how to work and adapt to various contexts, particularly an international environment. The Master's in General Management can be joined in its second year and  is recognised by the european LMD system. The master's programme has been organised in a way which can help you access the full-time and part-ime MBA programmes at IAE Aix via:... [-]


Master in Management

Maastricht School of Management
Campus 1 year February 2017 Netherlands Maastricht

The MSM Master in Management (MM) program is a one-year full-time master’s program for aspiring young professionals who want to fulfill their potential to contribute on the very top to the management of their organizations, whether in the private or public sector. [+]

Best Part time Masters in Business Studies in Netherlands. Are you an ambitious graduate or young professional who aims for a successful career in top management? The MSM Master in Management (MM) program is a one-year full-time master’s program for aspiring young professionals who want to fulfill their potential to contribute on the very top to the management of their organizations, whether in the private or public sector. Our MM provides you with a first necessary step to fast-forward your career to higher levels by providing you with a solid foundation in the practice and theory of management in a fast-changing global world. During this course you will be provided with the opportunity to understand how to steer your organization to high performance in a diverse and multicultural international business context. You will learn from experienced faculty and stimulating fellow participants from different cultural, business and study backgrounds. The MSM Master in Management will ultimately challenge you to develop your own unique approach to management that inspires. The MM program targets recent graduates as well as young professionals with the ambition to pursue leading positions in the competitive global marketplace. Why should you follow the MSM Master in Management? Connect theory to practice Besides providing theoretical knowledge, the MSM Master in Management will equip you to put this knowledge into practice. At various stages during the program you will learn how to develop your own approach to solve organizational problems and turn opportunities into business success. At course level you will conduct group and individual assignments where you will actively demonstrate your newly acquired knowledge and skills. You will finalize your Master’s program with an integrative assignment in the form of a business consultancy project or an applied research project. In your business consultancy assignment you will confront a challenge facing a particular organization and provide a creative and practical business solution through professional application of your newly developed management skills. If you choose to do the applied research project you will critically study a general challenge facing organizations in a particular industry, sector or country, and propose and defend a new approach for rising to this challenge. Become a responsible manager Our MM program is people-focused: organizations are created and exist by people for people. Hence you will gain a deeper understanding of how organizations that are responsibly managed adopt and adhere to ethical standards. In this regard you will study what works and what does not in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainable development. We subscribe to the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME). Therefore social responsibility and business ethics are a common theme throughout the program. Learn and network through diversity You will develop your management skills in a truly international and multicultural classroom with fellow participants from all over the world. Not only will they represent various cultural backgrounds, but they will also come from different business sectors, study backgrounds and different personal networks. In the global context your personal networks and multicultural leadership skills are vital ingredients of career success. Get access to our broad business network Our strong links to the business community will give you exposure to the best companies and organizations in the Maastricht region, who best exemplify successful global business and management. This is facilitated through our international management mentorship program, a platform that links our talented, experienced and diverse group of Master’s candidates on an individual basis to representatives of the local and regional business community. Furthermore work visits will be organized to regional companies and organizations throughout the program. FEES Full Tuition Fee: € 15,500 Application Fee (non refundable): € 200 Study Materials:€ 300 [-]

Full-time MSc Shipping and Transport

Netherlands Maritime University
Campus 13 - 18 months August 2017 Netherlands Rotterdam

The Master of Science Shipping and Transport is a management program for maritime professionals who wish to pursue a management career in the exciting international world of shipping and transport. [+]

Objective

The Full-time Master of Science Shipping and Transport program offers you a combination of extensive knowledge and skills training, enabling you to fulfil a management position in the shipping and transport industry. As a participant of the program you will be exposed to a multidisciplinary view on maritime, port, transport and logistics issues and to complex management problems.

Program Structure

The full-time program has a total duration of twelve to eighteen months. Courses will be taught for 11 months. During the last block you will start the thesis research project. Classes, excursions and hands-on training, such as management games and simulator exercises will be scheduled from Monday to Friday.... [-]


MBS - Master in Business Studies

United International Business Schools
Campus Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 Netherlands Amsterdam

The MBS - Master in Business Studies program consists of 60 European credits and take 1 academic year of 9 months of full-time studies to complete (up to 3 quarters). Total contact hours ... [+]

Best Part time Masters in Business Studies in Netherlands. MBS - Master in Business Studies (without optional specialization) Total 60 credits Electives 52 credits/26 courses Thesis 8 credits MBS - Master in Business Studies (with optional specialization) Total 60 credits Courses (core) 24 credits/12 courses Courses (specialization) 6 credits/3 courses Electives 22 credits/11 courses Thesis 8 credits Admission requirements proficiency in the English language (refer to the admission section for further details) Bachelor degree (or equivalent) No distinction is made between academic or professional Bachelor degrees. Degrees with 180 European credits or 120 American semester credits are considered equivalent. Students who do not hold a business-related Bachelor degree or equivalent may be required to complete an inbound assessment test prior to starting the graduate program, and, depending on the results, earn an additional number of credits in leveling courses from the Pre-Master program in order to be fully prepared for our graduate programs. Students who do not hold a Bachelor degree or equivalent should apply for a Bachelor degree program, or for the Undergraduate Diploma top-up program. Refer to the undergraduate admissions catalog for further details. Students who have 15 or more years of relevant work experience may apply directly for the Pre-Master program and will be required to complete an inbound assessment test prior to starting the graduate program, and, depending on the results, earn an additional number of credits in specific undergraduate courses. e.g. Students who wish to earn a Master degree and who are required to complete the full Pre-Master program will need to earn 30 + 60 credits. CAREER PERSPECTIVES Our study programs and courses are career-oriented in nature and provide students with a high level of flexibility throughout their graduate studies. Focusing on a broad range of specialized subject matters, students are equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge to be successful in today’s global economy, and are prepared for a wide variety of professional development and career opportunities. Graduate programs are an excellent choice for recent college and university graduates who would like to see their employability in today's job market increase by engaging in rigorous and academically challenging graduate studies to obtain a relevant academic qualification in the field of business and management. Upon graduation, students mainly start or advance their careers with mid to upper-level management positions in national and multinational companies and organizations in various economic sectors. Others decide to launch a new business venture or join an existing family business. Students can also choose to continue their studies without interruption in almost any of our other graduate and postgraduate programs to further enhance their career prospects. [-]