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International Business, B.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration

About

The English bachelor degree International Business at Saxion University of Applied Sciences prepares you for a managerial position in an international business environment. You will work with peers from 35 nationalities and you will learn how to become a conscious business professional who really can make a difference. 

You will work with peers from 35 nationalities and you will learn how to become a conscious business professional who really can make a difference. We expect you to spend at least one semester abroad and you will be able to start your career anywhere in the world after your graduation. During the first two years, you will gain a solid theoretical basis and hands-on experience in real business assignments.

During the four-year course, we expect you to acquire thorough theoretical knowledge and practical experience in all four business domains, and you will become the expert in connecting and balancing the different interests and roles within companies in practical cases.

Career:

The types of companies that you could end up working for, may include financial institutions, banks, transport companies, consultancy firms and NGOs. If you choose the specialisation of Technology and Innovation, the types of companies that you could end up working for, may include internet businesses, production firms, transport companies, consultancy firms. 

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Course include:

  • Marketing & Sales
  • Finance & Accounting
  • Operations & Supply Chain Management
  • People & Organisation

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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:

    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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  • 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

For all Saxion pathways the following general entry requirements are necessary:

  • The student must demonstrate that they have the ability, motivation and determination to successfully complete the course;
  • The student must be admissible to Higher Education through a diploma of secondary education/high school diploma with good results such as for Dutch students VWO, HAVO or MBO and for foreign students diplomas which are equivalent to e.g. the German Abitur (algemeine Hochschulreife), the French Baccalaureate or the American High School (top stream or plus 1 year's college);
  • The student must have sufficient English language skills for the specific course.

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    7800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7800 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2083 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2083 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs

  • Enschede, Netherlands

    650 - 920 EUR/month
    Living Costs
  • Deventer, Netherlands

    780 - 1160 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

The university offers scholarships to talented international students that apply for a bachelor or master programme at Saxion.

Saxion Scholarships programme:

  • Holland Scholarship
  • Saxion Talent Scholarship
  • Orange Tulip Scholarship

  • Saxion Excellent Scholarship 

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