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B.Sc. On Campus

Commerce Economics and Entrepreneurship

Tio University of Applied Sciences

48 months
20900 EUR/year
20900 EUR/year
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Learn the tricks of the (online) marketing profession. The marketing world is looking for you! After obtaining the Commerce Entrepreneurship and Organisations bachelor's degree at Tio University of Applied Sciences, you know how to give online and offline sales a boost, both in SMEs and for a multinational.

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Tio University of Applied Sciences Commerce Economics and Entrepreneurship is awarded to be the best Commercial Economics/ Marketing programme in the Netherlands. There is a great demand for (online) marketeers in the label market. Because of Tio's collaboration with, among others, the Ecommerce Foundation, the study programme meets the wishes of employers all over the world.A glimpse of your futureThere are many roads open to you when you earn your Commerce Entrepreneurship and Organisations bachelor’s degree. What about working as an account manager at or as a project manager at the marketing department of KPMG? You can also work as an online marketeer or consultant. The opportunities are endless.


This Marketing bachelor's degree has been accredited by the NVAO and educates students in three or four years for the internationally recognised title of Bachelor of Science (BSc) (ISAT-code: 30119) . Also, you can earn your Associate degree in just 2 years. The programme is based on the national Commercial Economics training profile.

Programme Structure

Practical is the keyword: learning by doing! Circa 60% of the Commerce Economics and Entrepreneurship bachelor programme has a practical focus. The curriculum is divided into several components:


Includes subjects, such as: Digital Marketing, Search Engine Marketing, and Creative Concept Design

Marketing, Sales & Branding

Includes subjects, such as: Digital Sales, Marketing Communication, and Branding

- International Entrepreneurship

Includes subjects, such as: Finance & Accounting, Operations Management, and Corporate Social Responsibility

Some of the minors you can choose from: Event Management, International Financial Management, Sales or Study Abroad.

And finally, your final thesis. You will be doing research independently or within a company. 


Are you commercially oriented, entrepreneurial, sales minded and not afraid of numbers? Then the bachelor Commerce Economics and Entrepreneurship may be a good fit! You can end up working in a wide variety of positions (such as: Brand Manager, Marketing Manager or Sales Manager) and for many different organisations all around the world. 


All of the lecturers are from the industry and most of them are still working or have their own business. Also, more than 95% of the lecturers has a Master's Degree.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

You can apply for the Tio programmes until the start of the semester. But, the number of positions is limited. So, it is recommended to register on time.


240 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other 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.
Required documents
  • A copy of your passport (readable text and visible face).
  • A copy of your residence permit (if applicable).
  • A copy of your birth certificate, with an apostil or double legalisation.
  • A copy of the original documentation of your Higher Education qualifications.
  • A legalised copy of all previous educational qualifications translated into English.
  • A legalised copy of recent mark/grade lists translated into English.
  • A colour passport photograph - digitally (according to Dutch rules, taken from the front side of the face).

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    20900 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20900 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    20900 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20900 EUR per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Amsterdam

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.


Tio offers scholarships to international students from the European Union (EU /EEA) and to non-European students for its English bachelor and master programmes. The scholarship is awarded for one academic year and it is possible to apply for this every year.

There are two types of scholarships:

Tio super talent scholarship: € 10,450

Tio talent scholarship: € 5,225

Please visit our website on the requirements and how to apply.

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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