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International Business (4 year), B.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Groningen, Netherlands
Would you like to study in an international atmosphere and work alongside students, faculty and partners from all over the word? Are you interested in global business andintercultural communication? Are you eager for new experiences? Then the International Business bachelor's programme, offered by Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen, is the right programme for you! 
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Overview

The International Business bachelor's programme prepares you to become an international business professional who is capable of helping internationally operating businesses achieve their goals. Besides learning about key business functions such as Marketing, Finance, Operations and HR, you will also work on your 21st century skills, including intercultural sensitivity, information management and communication.

To deepen your cultural awareness and broaden your international horizon you will learn an additional language, such as Spanish, French, German, Dutch or Mandarin Chinese. Add to this the adventure of a year abroad that includes a semester at a partner university and an international work placement. This combination ensures that the International Business programme provides the perfect study environment for a business bachelor's student who has strong, international ambitions!

Career opportunities

Our alumni are located around the world and work at top global companies, such as Google, IBM, Rabobank, Volkswagen, PwC, and Philips. The most popular roles include:

  • marketing & sales manager
  • finance & accounting manager
  • business consultant
  • project & account manager
  • entrepreneur

Many graduates are offered jobs with their placement company or the company for which they did their final graduation project. We are even contacted directly by international companies that are specifically looking for our graduates.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    240 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Business Communication (English)
  • Economics
  • Finance & Accounting
  • Organisation & People (HRM)
  • Law
  • Professional Skills Development
  • Second Language
  • International Marketing
  • Organisation & People (HRM)

English Language Requirements

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • A national (home country) secondary school diploma or international secondary school qualification, such as an International Baccalaureate Diploma, is required. 
  • It must have a similar or equivalent level to the Dutch HAVO secondary school diploma. 

Studyportals Tip: Students should consider taking one of the Pre-Bachelor's below. these courses will be necessary if:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Tuition Fee

  • International

    7900 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7900 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2143 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2143 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

EU/EEA students entering a Dutch higher education bachelor's programme for the first time are eligible to pay half the tuition fee during the first year: €1.071

Living costs for Groningen

  • 750 - 1000 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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.

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