HZ University of Applied Sciences

Introduction

HZ University of Applied Sciences is a medium-sized university. It is located on the beautiful Zeeland coastline in the South-West of the Neherlands. Our core values are quality, personal development, mutual respect and professional orientation. Our goal is to develop each student to be able to deal effectively with life in a multicultural society. Through a custom-built, flexible study programme, our students acquire the knowledge and skills that will prepare them for a challenging career ahead.

The university is divided into 7 Academies, offering 26 Bachelor programmes.

The following 7 Bachelor programmes are taught in English:

Academy for Business Administration:

  • International Business & Management Studies

Scaldis Academy:

  •  Vitality & Tourism Management

Delta Academy:

  •  Water Management
  •  Civil Engineering
  •  Delta Management

Academy of Technology & Innovation:

  •  Chemistry
  •  International Maintenance Management

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Programs

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Bachelor

Bachelor of Engineering in International Maintenance Management

Campus September 2017 Netherlands Vlissingen

Maintenance management is becoming increasingly important for concerns globally. Correct maintenance leads to better performance in terms of quality, availability and trust [+]

Bachelor of Engineering in International Maintenance Management

in September 2011, HZ University of Applied Sciences and Avans Hogeschool start a new Bachelor programme : International Maintenance Management.

Maintenance management is becoming increasingly important for concerns globally. Correct maintenance leads to better performance in terms of quality, availability and trust, against minimal lifecycle costs. Entrepreneurs are interested in maintenance managers that will contribute to the sustainable use of capital goods, to innovation and to cost cutting.

The study programme focuses on more than technology alone : you are also trained in management and negotiating skills.... [-]


Chemistry, Bachelor of Applied Sciences

Campus September 2017 Netherlands Vlissingen

Approximately 40% of the study will consist of experiments in the laboratories. These experiments are carried out in our spacious laboratories with advanced equipment. [+]

Chemistry, Bachelor of Applied Sciences

 

Approximately 40% of the study will consist of experiments in the laboratories. These experiments are carried out in our spacious laboratories with advanced equipment. Quality is paramount in every respect.

The first two years introduce you to the professional field and you learn everything about general chemistry and biology. In the third year you choose between the majors 'Applied Chemistry' and 'Life Sciences'.

 

 

Applied Chemistry

Applied Chemistry trains you to become a researcher in the field of applied laboratory research. You will study the composition, the concentration and the quality of raw materials and products such as drinks, shampoo, medicines but also food products. You will also conduct researches into organic materials found in natural products and deal with environmental problems.... [-]


Civil Engineering, Bachelor of Built Environment

Campus September 2017 Netherlands Vlissingen

In principle, the programme takes four years. Students with excellent records and the required background may be eligible for the shortened three-year programme. [+]

Civil Engineering, Bachelor of Built Environment

In principle, the programme takes four years. Students with excellent records and the required background may be eligible for the shortened three-year programme.

 

First year

The first part of the programme (first semester) starts with an orientation phase, in which you become acquainted with all kinds of jobs in the field of Civil engineering and the graduation variations HZ offers. You get subjects such as construction designing to get an insight in the stability of constructions above and underground. Furthermore, you follow courses such as water management and constructing in and with soil, which are often integrated. You also follow a number of Professional Core courses. In these courses you learn the general skills that you need in your future job. In the first semester these are, among others, English and Communicative skills.... [-]


Delta Management, Bachelor of Delta Management

Campus September 2017 Netherlands Vlissingen

Delta Management is a broad Bachelor programme. The focus of the lectures is, among others, on water, climate, ecology, environmental planning, legislation and regulations [+]

Delta Management, Bachelor of Delta Management

What is possible in a delta? How can we safely live there? Can tourism be developed there? How can we be sure of sufficient fresh water? The Bachelor Programme Delta Management focusses on these isssues.

Water, climate, ecology, environmental planning, legislation and regulations, economic insights communication and process management form part of this educational programme.

Delta Management is a broad Bachelor programme. The focus of the lectures is, among others, on water, climate, ecology, environmental planning, legislation and regulations, economic insights, communications and process management. Next to that, you regularly carry out projects together with students from other Bachelor programmes, such as Civil Engineering, Aquatic Ecotechnology, Communications and an economic programme.... [-]


Water Management, Bachelor of Water Management

Campus September 2017 Netherlands Vlissingen

The Dutch have over a thousand years of experience in water management. In order to meet the growing demand of high-quality water for nature, consumption [+]

Water Management, Bachelor of Water Management

The Dutch have over a thousand years of experience in water management. In order to meet the growing demand of high-quality water for nature, consumption, agriculture and industries, new solutions must be developed, taking into account and balancing all different interests involved. Cooperation at an international level is pivotal to safeguard the interests of millions of people, to prevent flooding and protect or improve ecologically valuable areas, such as wetlands. It is undeniably important to study water management in an international context. Water Management programme at HZ University of Applied Sciences offers this possibility.... [-]


BBA

International Business and Management Studies, Bachelor of Bussin

Campus September 2017 Netherlands Vlissingen

With International Business and Management Studies (IBMS) you will acquire techniques and skills in the fields of business, management, marketing and sales, and financial management [+]

International Business and Management Studies, Bachelor of Bussiness Administration

With International Business and Management Studies (IBMS) you will acquire techniques and skills in the fields of business, management, marketing and sales, and financial management in an international setting. You will have fellow students from all over the world, and will be able to study in another country for six months.

Because of the increasing globalisation, the demand for international orientated, general managers has also increased. The graduated IBMS student has the potential to develop a career in international business. The starting professional has to use persuasiveness, empathy and social skills to collaborate with experts in different disciplines. Wide knowledge of organisations, business and international trade will place the IBMS graduate as a negotiator on management level, both internal as external.... [-]


Vitality and Tourism Management, Bachelor of Business Administration

Campus September 2017 Netherlands Vlissingen

People nowadays are concerned about their lifestyle, their health and their quality of life. They are looking for a healthy balance between body & mind. [+]

Vitality and Tourism Management, Bachelor of Business Administration

People nowadays are concerned about their lifestyle, their health and their quality of life. They are looking for a healthy balance between body & mind. This Bachelor programme is developed due to the growing demand for Vitality & Wellness managers within the hotel and leisure industry and the demand for professional advisors in a working context.

 

International environment

The Bachelor programme Vitality & Tourism Management offers an international environment, based on education in the fields of Management, Vitality and Wellness, Sports, Health, Spa and Hospitality. As a V&TM student, you will get an extensive chance to profile and specialize yourself. You will also learn to judge your own functioning and assess your own actions with respect to sustainability, safety and ethics.... [-]