Business Administration - Master's Qualifying Programme, Pre-Master | University of Amsterdam | Amsterdam, Netherlands
9 months
18675 EUR/full
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The Business Administration - Master's Qualifying Programme from ONCAMPUS Amsterdam prepares you for postgraduate study at the University of Amsterdam. You will study your Foundation programme at the heart of the University of Amsterdam campus, and attend classes with students from the university.

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We realise that the situation around the world is changing all the time. If for whatever reason you cannot start your programme as planned, your place will be deferred to the next available start date. Provision will be made to continue and complete the programme online if required to ensure you will be able to compete your programme successfully and progress as planned to your university degree.

Who is this programme designed for?

This Business Administration - Master's Qualifying Programme from ONCAMPUS Amsterdam is designed to prepare international graduates for entry to Master's level studies at the University of Amsterdam. 

How long will I study for?

This programme lasts one academic year (nine months). You will undertake up to 25 hours of classroom-based study per week.

What will I study?

This programme includes English and up to seven academic subject modules. English will be integrated into the teaching of academic subjects, as well as being taught separately for those who need additional support to develop their English language ability.

There are two academic pathways to choose from and you will study the pathway most suited to your chosen progression degree. Academic skills relevant to the specific subject area will be taught to fully prepare you for university study.

Programme Structure

Modules included

  • Management research methods for business administration
  • Digital technologies and marketing
  • Strategy and change
  • International management
  • Management and leadership in the digital age

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 9 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Start in September face to face or online, to suit you. Join face to face at any point between September and December.


IELTS admission requirements IELTS


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Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS

Other requirements

General requirements

English level: 6.0 IELTS (with no element lower than 5.5)

Minimum age: 21+

Academic requirements 

  • Academic Bachelor Degree in a related subject and with good grades.
  • Economics pathway: Please provide GRE with all sections completed and with a score of 155 in Quantitative Reasoning or a GMAT with all sections completed and with a score of 48 in Quantitative Reasoning.
  • Business pathway: Please provide a GMAT if your degree is not related or if your Bachelor degree had limited Quantitative Research methods content.*

* subject to university’s assessment on individual applications

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18675 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18675 EUR for the full programme during 9 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.


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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