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Study programme pre-Master's Business Administration

In general, the pre-Master’s programme consists of core courses from our Bachelor’s programme, as well as courses in academic skills and methodology. Each Master’s specialisation has a specific pre-Master’s programme. Successful completion of this specific pre-Master’s will allow you to enrol in the associated Master’s specialisation. Below, you can find an overview of all pre-Master's options.


  • Dutch Research University students

    The pre-Master's programme covers one academic year and is composed of core courses from the regular Bachelor's programme and some courses that develop scientific research skills and methods. The programme has a size of 60 EC and consists of both Dutch and English courses.

    Curriculum Dutch Research University students
  • International students

    The pre-Master’s programme takes one academic year (max. 60 EC) and consists of key courses from the regular Bachelor’s programme and courses that teach students academic research proficiencies and methods.

    Curriculum International students
  • Dutch HBO students

    The programme consists of 60 ECTS and includes both English and Dutch-taught courses. You will follow the courses together with the regular Bachelor students from all years.

    Curriculum Dutch HBO students
  • Cooperation agreement minor

     Students who have been selected by HAN University of Applied Sciences from the degree programmes of the Faculty of Economics and Management (FEM) can take a Pre-Master's programme entirely in advance. When you have successfully completed this minor programme and received your Bachelor's degree certificate, you are admissable to the Master's programme in Business Administration.

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