International Logistics and Economics
This English-taught professional bachelor's programme prepares you for a career in the international logistics industry. NHTV offers two international programmes in the field of logistics. In the economic programme is more emphasis on Marketing and Sales Management. In the transport (technological) programme, it is on more ICT-related subjects, like Intelligent Transport Systems.
Optimal customer service at minimal cost
- How does the iPad get to the store shelves?
- Will you ensure smooth logistics processes during a music festival?
- Do you find the best, cheapest and fastest way to produce and distribute products?
After your graduation at NHTV Breda, you are the logistic expert who offers optimal customer service at minimal cost to any logistics-related business challenge!
Graduates are equipped to fill a range of positions, such as purchase manager or project manager at (inter)national:
- advisory agencies
- commercial enterprises
- production companies
Please be aware of the fact that many graduates start at the bottom of the career ladder - in assistant positions - and work their way up to management positions.
NHTV offers three English-taught international programmes in the field of mobility and logistics. You start with a joint first year. There are two logistics programmes. In the economic programme there is more emphasis on Marketing and Sales Management. In the transport programme, it is on ICT-related subjects, like Intelligent Transport Systems.
Study lay out
In the first and second year, you complete projects, courses, training courses and coaching sessions. In the third year you carry out two work placements, both for three months at for example a transport or production company. In the second part of that year you deepen your theoretical knowledge. In the fourth year you take a number of specialist classes and work on your graduation assignment for an international company in the Netherlands or abroad, where the business language is English.
In the first two academic years you can earn two credits by completing a course or practical component which you can choose yourself. Consider, for example, participating in an international study trip. At the moment, study trips to Dubai, New York and Arizona are available. Other destinations are Hamburg, Scotland, Barcelona and Ireland.
The regular track of this programme takes four years, but a fast track is available for Dutch students with a vwo diploma or relevant mbo diploma (level 4). German students might be considered for the fast track if they have Hochschulereifezeugnis. Do you already have a (propaedeutic) certificate from another higher education institution or university in the Netherlands? If so, you may be allowed to follow the fast track programme.
Admission Requirements for Foreign Students
You can apply for this programme if you have completed secondary school, Abitur, Artium, Avgångsbetyg från Gymnasieskolan, COU, Senior High School - A levels or secondary vocational education.
Test Of English as a Foreign Language
As a non-native speaker of English, you must also show sufficient results of one of these tests:
- TOEFL test (minimum score 80 internet-based and minimum sub score for Speaking 20)
- IELTS test (minimum overall band score 6.0 and a minimum sub score for Speaking 6.0)
- Cambridge Advanced Certificate
If your high school diploma is comparable with A-levels, you are exempted from taking the English test.
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Last updated October 23, 2017