Bachelor in Business Management
Tio Business School
EUR 22,250 / per year **
01 Aug 2024*
Earliest start date
01 Sep 2024
* for EU/EEA students | non-EU/EEA students deadline: 15.06.2024
** Visit our website to get a complete overview of the tuition fees and package fees (for non-eu students)
Do you want to understand every aspect of organizations and doing business? Would you like to learn how to successfully position your company in relation to its competitors? If you are passionate about both people and organizations, Business Management might be the right choice for you. You can choose the General Management option, or pick one of five exciting specializations.
You might, for example, work as an account manager, business process analyst, or organizational consultant. Or start your own online business!
Business, economics, and organizations
Our bachelor program Business Management teaches you everything there is to know about business and economics, management and strategy, effective communication, and much more! All of this is from the enterprising and practice-oriented perspective for which Tio is known. You will complete a core curriculum in which you will work toward a solid foundation of business know-how. Complemented by the freedom to personalize your study program based on your individual ambitions and interests.
Specializations within Business Management
In addition to the all-round Business Management program, you can also choose a specialization. These directions include:
- Fashion Management
- Interior & Design
- Start-up & Family Business
All-round or specialization: your path to success
No clue which specializations suit you? Opt for the all-around Business Management program and get educated to become a versatile business management professional. If you already know the direction you want to take, such as fashion, automotive, or entrepreneurship, you can specialize from the first year onwards. You begin specializing from the very start while also building on the fundamentals. Upon graduation, a notation specifying the chosen specialization will be added to your diploma if you pursue one of the specializations. Whatever you choose, one thing is certain at Tio: you are opting for a successful future.
Internships, projects, and graduation programs provide the perfect opportunity to chart your own course! Working by yourself or with others, every step will bring you closer to your ideal career. Each consecutive year offers more space for modules and projects in the specialization of your choice. Build a strong (international) network and prepare yourself for the dynamic business sector where there is never a dull moment.
Why do students choose Business Management?
- You are studying at the best university of applied sciences in the Netherlands, which stands for personal, excellent, and entrepreneurial education.
- Tio offers the option of accelerated studying: complete a bachelor’s degree in just three years.
- You are building a strong (international) network and preparing yourself for the dynamic business industry.
- Your personal study coach is there for you throughout your entire study.
- You dive straight into the real world! Through projects, internships, and business cases, you develop the skills that you will use throughout your entire career.
- In small classes with an average of 10 students, you have 24-26 contact hours per week.
- At Tio there is a strong focus on personal development and supervision.
Does this bachelor's program suit you?
Tio’s bachelor program in Business Management prepares you to become a business professional highly sought after by the government, social organizations, and the business sector. Do you recognize yourself in the following descriptions? Are you:
- I think in terms of possibilities
- I want to be self-employed someday
- I want to find out how companies work
- I am ambitious
- I like to take the initiative
- I am a creative person and think creatively
- I seek out new experiences
- I consider challenges from multiple perspectives
- I am always on the lookout for ways to improve
- I like to play a connecting role
Scholarships and Funding
Tio offers scholarships to foreign students from the European Union (EU /EEA) and to non-European students for its English study programs. The scholarship is awarded for one academic year.
Tio super talent scholarship
The amount of this scholarship is € 11,125 per full-degree student. The scholarship is awarded for one academic year. It is possible to apply for this scholarship every year. You are eligible if you meet the following criteria:
- You must have outstanding study results.
- You must have an IELTS Academic score of 7.0 or higher, a TOEFL iBT score of 100 or higher, a Cambridge exam of CAE-A or higher, or a CEFR C1 level or higher.
Tio talent scholarship
The amount of this scholarship is € 5,562 per full-degree student. The scholarship is awarded for one academic year. It is possible to apply for this scholarship every year. You are eligible if you meet the following criteria:
- You must have above-average study results.
- You must have an IELTS Academic score of 6.5 or higher, a TOEFL iBT score of 90 or higher, a Cambridge exam of CAE-B or higher, or a CEFR C1 level or higher.
How to apply for a scholarship
If you would like to be considered for a scholarship, you need to provide Tio with the following information:
- Attach a letter of recommendation in English from your former (secondary) school.
- Attach a legalized copy of all Higher Education qualifications translated into English.
- Attach a legalized copy of recent mark/grade lists translated into English.
- Attach a legalized copy of your English language proficiency (IELTS/TOEFL/Cambridge exam).
After the deadline of July 1st (September enrolment) or November 1st (January enrolment), you will be informed whether or not the scholarship can be awarded. When awarded, the scholarship is paid out as a discount on your tuition fee. All scholarships are subject to availability and only available for non-Dutch nationality students.
During a Q&A session our Admissions officer will answer any questions you may have about our admission requirements, the Dutch education system, and registering for our study programmes.
This program focuses on the world of business and entrepreneurship. Learn the best ways to keep ahead of the competition and how to respond effectively to trends and developments in the market.
Interested in pursuing broad general development and gaining expertise in more than one specialization? That’s a great idea! Allround business professionals are in high demand these days. While you work to accrue broad and valuable business knowledge, you have the opportunity to choose a specialization that piques your interest. Throughout Business Management, you will continue to develop your talents and abilities as a professional, leader, and individual.
Core curriculum with specializations
No matter which specialization you choose, you will complete core modules that will set you on the path to a successful career. While the modules within the specializations might share the same name, yours will be specifically tailored to the specialization you have chosen. The modules you can expect are listed below (followed by the number of ECs or European Credits; 1 EC = 28 hours).
In year 1, you will concentrate mainly on expanding your own business-related knowledge and skills. This creates a strong foundation for the rest of your study program and your future career.
Core curriculum (55 EC)
- Intercultural communication and professional development
- Digital Marketing
- General economics
- Creative thinking
- Digital skills
- Practice-oriented research
- Basics of financial administration
- Communication skills
- Corporate law and ethics
Specialization (25 EC):
- Process & layout design
In the second academic year, you will learn everything about running a successful business. All aspects will be addressed, from financial matters and business systems to employee satisfaction.
Core curriculum (45 EC)
- Practice-based research
- Finance and Accounting
- Supply chain management
- Human Resource Management
- Business information systems
- Corporate compliance & risk management
- Corporate finance
- Consultancy skills
Specialization (35 EC)
- Project management
- Elective module
- Digital and sustainable innovation
In year 3, you will focus on strategy and the future: how can you ensure the continued success of an organization? In addition, you choose a minor, take modules within your chosen specialization, and conduct a graduate project.
Core curriculum (15 EC)
- Information Management
- Strategic management / International strategic management
- Strategic financial planning
Specialization (65 EC)
- Change management
- Future business development
- Practice-based research
- Graduation project
Program Tuition Fee
A glimpse of your future
Your Business Management bachelor's degree will open many doors for you. You develop as an individual, professional, and leader. The government, social organizations, and the business sector are eagerly seeking business management professionals like you. Our top-notch lecturers prepare you for the career that suits you best. Interested in discovering the various career opportunities?
Do you want to continue your education after completing the Business Management bachelor’s degree? This bachelor’s degree grants you access to many domestic and foreign master’s degrees.
The gross starting salary for recent graduates of Business Management is around € 2,924 per month (Higher Education Guide 2024).
Successful in every business sector
After completing your Business Management bachelor's degree, a successful future awaits you. You are versatile and can work as a business professional in practically any organization. With your broad business and management knowledge, complemented by expertise in economics, management, and strategy, you make yourself indispensable to organizations. You understand organizations like no other, investigate how companies operate, and provide advice on how the organization can improve and optimize.
What can you do and where can you work?
What can you do after completing the Business Management bachelor's degree? There is a demand for well-educated young professionals with excellent organizational and business capabilities in every industry. Therefore, after completing this bachelor's degree, you are versatile and can be employed in various roles and fields.
Think of professions such as:
- (Organisational) Consultant
- Account manager
- Business consultant/analyst
- Project manager
- Business process analyst
- Policy officer
- Quality manager
- Business process manager
- Change manager
- Business advisor
Where can you work? Examples include:
- Non-profit organisations
- Insurance companies
- Consulting firms
- Logistics companies
- SMEs (Small and Medium-sized Enterprises)
- Legal business services
From bachelor's to master's degree
With a bachelor's degree from Tio, you will be welcomed with open arms on the labor market. Aiming for a position in upper management? Then Tio's MBA, the Master of Business Administration, is the next step for you. After your bachelor's degree, you will obtain your MBA degree within one year.
The business community is crying out for enterprising and hard-working professionals with a wealth of practical experience. And a diploma from Tio opens even more doors. If you’re eager to start your career right after graduation, a Tio degree will make you well-prepared for amazing opportunities on the job market. Prefer to continue your education? At Tio, we make it simple: you can earn a Master of Business Administration in just one year.
Earn your professional master’s degree with our MBA program. In this program, you can choose from five specializations:
- Commercial Management
- Hospitality Management
- International Management
- Real Estate Management
No matter which specialization you choose, you will be taught by passionate lecturers with extensive experience in their field. You will learn from their current work experience while tapping into their vast business network. Both of which are valuable assets for a professional like you!