The Master's Foundation Programmes are designed to prepare you for one of our two English-taught Master programmes: Consultancy and Entrepreneurship or International Supply Chain Management. By taking classes such as Business English Skills and the Specialisation and Supplementary courses you will build a solid foundation of business knowledge for your Masters studies.
We offer the 6 month preparation programme to students with both a business and non-business related bachelor degree. Based on the diploma you have, you will required to have work experience and an English level test.
What you'll study the Master's Foundation Programme (6 months) at Rotterdam Business School
The level of application of this knowledge increases throughout the course with students making presentations, writing business reports, developing research skills, working on projects with external companies and taking part in an online business simulation using real-time economic conditions. Emphasis is placed on the value of team-work, self-reflection, and personal development. The assessment process, guidance and expertise of lecturers will prepare you well for one of the master programmes.
The 6-month intensive programme commences in both February and September.
- Business English Skills
- Academic Writing: Advanced Grammar
- Research Methodology
- Marketing: Strategic
- 6 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , EEA/EU
- Apply before , International
DisciplinesBusiness Administration Finance Management Studies View 210 other programmes in Business Administration in Netherlands
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
To enter the pre-master programme of Rotterdam Business School you have to meet the following requirements, see them below:
Business-related Bachelor Degree or a non-business related bachelor degree with one-year relevant work experience*
Curriculum vitae and motivation letter
- IELTS academic: 6.0 (no more than 2 IELTS sub-scores may be a maximum of 0.5 points below the required overall score of 6.0)
- TOEFL iBT: 80
- TOEFL IBT Home test 80;Cambridge: 169
These test results can’t be older than two years at the start of the foundation programme.
International5612 EUR/fullTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 5612 EUR for the full programme during 6 months.
EU/EEA5612 EUR/fullTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 5612 EUR for the full programme during 6 months.
Living costs for Rotterdam
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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