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International Business and Management

Course Description


The Master in International Business and Management programme is an18 month full-time postgraduate programme for postgraduate of business-related disciplines. The programme challenges students to apply business management theory to current international business practice. It prepares postgraduate for international management positions by focusing on corporate strategy, marketing, operations, accounting and human resource management, all from an international business perspective. This programme is designed for students with a wide interest in international business and management, who are aiming at a management position. All subjects and modules are placed in an international context. The demands placed upon the manager are subject to increasing changes, which arise from the changes that take place in the international business environment and usually affect all business operations.

Programme overview

The first two semesters contain all the elements you would expect from an international business programme. Courses include, for example, Supply Chain Management, Strategic Management, Intercultural and International Competence, HRM, and Financial Management and Accounting. Next to lectures and workshops, you work both individually and in teams on practice- and experience-based projects and case studies. Within our Living Labs you interact with the world of professional practice through guest lectures, seminars, real-life consultancy projects and company visits. During the second semester you will select a topic and business setting for your master’s thesis that you will write in the third semester. In your thesis you will research a real question for a real client from a company or organisation. 

Career opportunities

A business and management master’s programme prepares you for a career in business, which may stretch across any sector and industry. Your career options are therefore varied. Studying business and management enables students to develop a broad understanding of business organisations and provide them with job-specific skills in areas such as markets, customers, finance, operations, communication, information technology and business policy and strategy. All industries need functional managers with a clear understanding of systems, efficiency and operational issues. Business and management students can work in any sector and industry.

Visit the International Business and Management page on the Hanze University of Applied Sciences web site for more details!

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Application Procedure

Please visit the website for the application procedure.

Further Information

Entry Requirements

* A Bachelor of Business Administration or a relevant business bachelor's degree, accompanied by a transcript that holds all the following courses:
- Human Resource Management
- Operations Management
- Supply Chain Management
- Financial Management
- Marketing Management
- Strategic Management

* A letter of motivation and a CV

* A certificate of proof of a sufficient proficiency in the English language: either IELTS with a minimum score of 6.0 or a TOEFL with a minimum score of of 550

Course Fees

Full tuition fee: € 15,000
Hanze UAS alumni fee € 13,500

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