• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration

About

Is this bachelor programme right for you?

The International Business Management bachelor programme offered by Tio University of Applied Sciences is based on the International Business and Management Studies (IBMS) programme and places additional focus on finance and e-commerce. This means you will also feel right at home in the finance and online world after completing this study course.

Employment opportunities

There are many roads open to you when you earn your International Business Management bachelor’s degree. What about working as a commercial adviser at ABN AMRO or a manager of marketing communication at the American Chamber of Commerce. You can also work as an account manager or a marketing manager.

International trade makes up more than 30% of the GDP in the Netherlands alone. This results in a wealth of employment opportunities and excellent prospects for well-trained young professionals.

Think of professions such as:
  • Financial manager
  • Account manager
  • Sales manager
  • Entrepreneur
  • Marketing manager
  • Consultant
  • District manager
  • Managing director
Where can you work? Examples include:
  • Multinationals
  • Banks
  • Stock exchange
  • Insurance companies
  • SME
  • Consultancy firms
  • Advertising and communication agencies
  • Telecommunication

Open online days

Can’t come to one of our open days at the Tio campuses? No problem! We offer you the possibility of attending an online open day from your lazy chair. Just sit back & relax and we will tell you all about Tio and its possibilities for you! You can find the recorded online open days in our website.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: EU/EEA students can apply for the Tio programmes until the start of the semester. However, the number of available positions is limited.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description
      36-48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

The curriculum for Tio’s International Business Management bachelor’s programme is divided into four components: financial expertise, business & entrepreneurship, international management, communication and internship & final thesis. To read about more courses, please visit the university's website.

Courses for Financial Expertise include:

  • Company visits
  • Finance & accounting
  • Financial analysis
  • Guest lectures
  • International finance
  • Management accounting & funding

Projects for Financial Expertise include:

  • Finance week
  • Management game
  • Stocks & bonds
  • Trading & securities

Courses for Business & Entrepreneurship include:

  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Creative concept design
  • Digital marketing
  • E-commerce
  • Export management
  • Information management
  • Marketing
  • Master classes
  • Operations management
  • Supply chain management

Projects for Business & Entrepreneurship include:

  • Sales week
  • Student company

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

General Requirements

  • Havo, vwo (any profile), mbo4-diploma.
  • Comparable diploma, e.g.: German Fachhochschulreife or Abitur (algemeine Hochschulreife), British GCE A-levels, French Baccalaureat, American High School (incl. a college preparatory programme) or secondary business education.
  • For students who have not previously studied Management & Organisation, the preparation course Introduction to finance & accounting (FA) is mandatory.
  • For students whose prior education did not include economics, the preparation course Introduction to economics is mandatory. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18500 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    18500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18500 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs

  • Utrecht, Netherlands

    900 - 1450 EUR/month
    Living Costs
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands

    1000 - 1500 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Tio offers scholarships to foreign students from the European Union (EU /EEA) and to non-European students for its English bachelor programmes. The scholarship is awarded for one academic year. For more information please visit the university website.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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