International Business Management (4 years)

SubjectBusiness , Management


Type of DegreeBBA

EU FeesEUR 20,400

Cost non-EUEUR 20,400

UniversityTIO - Amsterdam

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The world revolves around trade. Establishing international contacts and spotting opportunities - or creating them yourself. Our International Business Management programme brings you one step closer to international success.

You close a deal with an American organisation and research the possibilities of doing business in Asia. That is just business as usual after earning the International Business Management bachelor's degree from TIO. You can also compete with the best in the financial services sector. You keep a close eye on international developments and are always one step ahead of the latest trends. You have contacts around the world and use your knowledge as the manager of a multinational, as a consultant or an independent entrepreneur.

The sector

The demand for highly educated managers with an international mindset is growing as a result of the ever-expanding global trade. The Netherlands is a true trade nation. It is in the top 10 in the world in terms of exporting goods and services. With professional knowledge and enthusiasm for finance and e-business, you can also become an independent entrepreneur.

BBA in 3 or 4 years

Our International Business Management programme enables you to obtain a BBA degree within three to four years.

International Business Management is partly based on the International Business profile level of professional competence, supplemented with e-commerce.

Best business programme

Our International Business Management programme is accredited by the NVAO. It has scored top marks in the Higher Education Guide for four consecutive years. The programme has also earned the highest rating amongst Dutch business schools in the National Student Survey in the last six years. In Elsevier's "Best programmes 2017" enquiry, the International Business Management programme has earned the #1 position for the fourth time.

Choose your internship

At TIO, you will complete two 13-week internships and a 20-week research project at top organisations all over the world. Think Oxfam in London, IQI in Kuala Lumpur or Armada Music in Amsterdam. This is the best way to discover all the ins and outs of your field. It is not only great for your personal development but also looks fantastic on your CV!

Why students choose our International Business Management programme

  • International: You can complete an internship abroad, study abroad at one of TIO's international partner universities and go on an international study trip.
  • Cooperation within the sector: TIO works closely together with businesses and its lecturers all have practical experience. The course content has been created with trade associations such as the Sales Management Association and and experts with a wealth of practical experience.
  • Entrepreneurship: You will develop your entrepreneurial skills, so you can turn any business into a success.
  • Employability: International Business Management is a comprehensive programme that prepares you for a career at an SME or a multinational organisation. You learn the ins and outs of international business and can also use this knowledge at the national level - perhaps as an independent entrepreneur with your own business.
  • Interesting projects: During the Sales week and the Finance week, you will experience many aspects of international business. The management game helps you make decisions on finance and HR issues. You will also set up a business and learn all you need to know about the stock market.
  • Small classes: You will attend theoretical lectures in groups of no more than 16 students, while practical lectures are given to groups of 10.
  • Learning by doing: 60% of the International Business Management programme has a practical focus. You will also set up your own business and complete two internships.
  • Excellent employment opportunities: International trade makes up more than 30% of the GDP in the Netherlands. This results in a wealth of employment opportunities and excellent prospects for well-trained young professionals.
  • Accelerated learning: At TIO, you can earn your BBA degree in just three years.
  • Networking: The excellent contacts with the business world, your internships and the international study trip give you ample opportunities to develop a large network.
  • Lots of guidance: On average, you will have 24-26 contact hours per week.

How to apply

This programme is open to candidates with three A-Levels.

For more information about the application process, please visit the university's website.

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