Creative Business-Media Management, B.A. | NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences | Leeuwarden, Netherlands
48 months
8895 EUR/year
2314 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Would you like to get more out of your passion for movies, TV series, or music? Are you interested in all forms of media, from magazines and YouTube to video games and Instagram? In that case, this 4-year bachelor in Creative Business-Media Management course at NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences is perfect for you! 

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During this Creative Business-Media Management course from NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences , you will learn how to produce and publish media successfully. You'll learn the ins and outs of the industry and get to do an internship at prestigious companies like Disney, Nintendo, or even within your own company. 

If you have international ambitions, you can opt to take a minor at one of our Grand Tour locations in Bali, South Africa, Thailand, China or Italy or go on an exchange to a partner institute. 

Career opportunities

The bachelor's programme will open up a world of career opportunities for you: managing a creative team or assisting the production of a TV show. In this rapidly growing and ever-changing sector, there's always a need for dynamic and highly skilled professionals. 

Some examples of career paths are concept developer, creating campaigns and creative concepts, producer, web editor, or music manager. You could also start your own enterprise as a creative entrepreneur.  

In this course, we will assist you in getting familiar with the industry on an international level, offering you access to the skills you need to become an enterprising, creative professional. 

Programme Structure

  • The curriculum of this course focuses on the main processes of the creative industry; from concept development to production and from marketing to distribution. You will eventually be the one who is going to manage all these processes. 
  • The programme is divided into modules that zoom in on different themes. Each year, you will explore these themes from a different vantage point. You start with the 'what'; the operational level. This is followed by the 'how', which focuses on the tactical level. And finally, you will focus on the strategic side, the 'why'.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

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IELTS admission requirements IELTS
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240 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To be admitted to one of our 4-year bachelor programmes, you will need to meet the admission requirements as outlined in Dutch Higher Education law. For 4-year bachelor programme at NHL Stenden, you need a diploma that is at least equivalent to an NLQF 4/EQF 4 level (Dutch/European Qualifications Framework) and comparable to the required Dutch diploma.

3 Year Track

  • To be admitted to one of our 3-year bachelor programmes (also known as fast tracks), you will need to meet the admission requirements as outlined in Dutch Higher Education law. Your diploma must be the equivalent of a Dutch pre-university high school diploma (VWO).

Short Track

  • Successfully completed general secondary education. 
  • Completed a subject-related apprenticeship
  • Or work experience 
  • Each application to the Short Track Programme is assessed individually and can vary widely, depending on educational background and the study programme in question.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8895 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8895 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2314 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2314 EUR per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Leeuwarden

700 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

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



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