• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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? Look no further than the bachelor in Creative Business-Media Management course at NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences  and become a specialist and future manager in media, entertainment or the creative industries!

Overview

The Creative Business-Media Management course at NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences was previously offered as Media and Entertainment Management (MEM).

Key facts

  • Internship options at prestigious companies like Nintendo, MTV, and Walt Disney. 
  • Enrol in a broad-ranging management course – a gateway to a career in media.
  • Option to complete part of the programme abroad.
  • Opportunity to do an internship at your own company.
  • Learn how to produce and successfully publish media.

Career opportunities

As a media professional, you will possess highly developed conceptual thinking skills, be able to manage a creative team and know how to use various communication media and technologies to which you have access. Get ready for an exciting career in a rapidly changing field!

Careers open to you after graduation include:

  • Concept developer: creates creative concepts and campaigns.
  • Producer: is responsible for the production of a media product.
  • Web editor: manages the content on a website and writes texts for it.
  • Music manager: arranges everything concerning a music production.
  • Creative entrepreneur: you are self-employed and work for multiple companies.
  • Content manager: you are in charge of all the content on different (digital) channels. 
  • Social media marketer: uses social media as a marketing tool in a creative and effective way.
  • Organiser of branding events: you organise exciting events to promote a brand. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    240 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Modules included:

  • Creative Business
  • Content 
  • Marketing 
  • Concept & Production
  • Creative business: strategic thinking 
  • Internship

English Language Requirements

  • 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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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • 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. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

To be admitted to one of the bachelor programs you have to meet certain admission requirements. NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences recognises the following general international qualifications: 

  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma or European Baccalaureate Diploma
  • High School diploma from an accredited institution
  • Four GCSE/GCE ‘O’ level passes (final grade A, B or C) and two ‘AS’ level passes. These six passes combined must all be in different subjects.
  • Associate, Bachelor or Master Degree
Students with an appropriate high school level diploma (entry level for academic universities) might be able to follow a 3 year Fast Track Programme.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8350 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8350 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.
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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.

Funding

If you are thinking about applying to NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences, you may be eligible for a scholarship. We are a proud partner in the Holland Scholarship and Orange Tulip Scholarship programmes. These scholarships award selected international undergraduate students from outside the EU/EEA with a one-time financial contribution. 

In addition, NHL Stenden starts with a new Excellency Scholarship for bachelor students. This is a performance-based scholarship. This means that you cannot apply for it before starting your studies. It will be granted to our best-performing NON-EU/EEA bachelor students during their first and second year of being a student at NHL Stenden. 

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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