Bachelor in International Business (Breda)

General

Program Description

Bachelor in International Business

You look beyond borders and are interested in economics, marketing and business. The International Business study programme will prepare you for a managerial role in an international organisation.

A large multinational wants to tap into a new market in Brazil. You give the management advice on marketing. Or a mobile phone manufacturer wants to relocate some of its production to Eastern Europe. You research the options and write a business plan.

As an international business manager, you can advise on all sorts of business matters. Like communication, marketing, trade, sales or finance. You approach international business issues from various perspectives and resolve them.

You

You are open-minded about other cultures. You are independent, but a team player at the same time. And you are adventurous and self-motivated. You take an interest in international businesses, how they are organised and how they can improve.

The programme International Business

You will acquire a broad knowledge of international management, marketing, trade and finance. And you will develop relevant professional skills, such as intercultural teamwork, planning, leadership and business communication. We maintain close contact with the professional world.

The entire study programme is taught in English. You will learn a second foreign language and spend at least one year abroad. You may also obtain a double degree. Upon completion of the course, you will be granted the degree of Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA).

Features of this study programme

Our community is truly international. Both students and lecturers come from the Netherlands and abroad. Our approach is personal. You will work in small groups and have your own personal coach.

Admission requirements

The level of your prior education has to be equivalent to the Dutch havo, vwo or mbo 4 level. English must have been one of your courses. If we are not familiar with your foreign diploma, NUFFIC, the Dutch organisation for international diploma recognition, will check the level for us.

English requirements for international students

Exam - Minimum score:

  • IELTS overall band: 6
  • TOEFL paper-based: 550
  • TOEFL internet-based: 80

Important dates:

Start of programme: September

Application deadline EU: 1 August
Application deadline non-EU: 1 June

Last updated September 2019

About the School

Studying at Avans University of Applied Sciences means acquiring state-of-the-art knowledge. But that's not all. You will also learn how to apply this knowledge in real business or professional projec ... Read More

Studying at Avans University of Applied Sciences means acquiring state-of-the-art knowledge. But that's not all. You will also learn how to apply this knowledge in real business or professional projects. Our studies are geared perfectly to the requirements of organizations and companies that operate internationally. The university has once again in 2018 been ranked the top No. 1 large university of applied sciences in the Netherlands by the leading higher education guide “Keuzegids Hbo” for the fifth consecutive time! Avans has been in the top 3 for 8 years, which shows that we set the bar high, as reflected in our own quality mark. Find out more about Avans University of Applied Sciences by filling in your details and the school will contact you. Read less
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