Ambition alone is not enough to propel you into a successful career. Without clear goals, or a development strategy, you face stiff competition. Define yourself as an aspiring professional by developing a broad range of skills, a sound footing in general business and management and a deep insight into what drives and motivates business success.
Our Full-time Master of Science and Business Administration is an English speaking, 4-step program, completed over a 12-month period. This course is specifically designed for you to develop the competencies needed to overcome challenges in the business world. Open up international opportunities with broader insights into global economics. Fulfill higher career goals by refining your skill set. Become a more balanced and accomplished leader, professionally and socially.
The depth and scope of the program allows you to:
- take advantage of the fastest route from the classroom to the career you had intended
- ensure a solid grounding in general abilities while also allowing you a focus field of your choice
- immerse yourself in a truly international environment with multi-ethnic fellow students, renowned international faculty and a study trip abroad
- get further societal understanding for balanced judgments and superior decisions
Personal Leadership and Career Development
TIAS offers a Personal Leadership and Career Development Program (PLCD). This program is geared towards helping you understand better who you are and what you are capable of, so that you can establish, and work towards your ultimate career goal. We do this by providing individual and team coaching sessions, workshops about personal skills and skills for finding a job.
End Result: Master’s Degree
Upon successful completion you will receive the degree title Master of Science in Business Administration (MScBA). In addition this program has received national NVAO (Dutch Flemish Accreditation Organization) accreditation. The business school has institutional (AACSB) accreditation. The specialization track Investment Management is accredited by the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute (CFA).
Classes are as diverse as possible with a wide range of geographical, educational and professional backgrounds. About 50% of the students in our program come from abroad, while the other half is made up of internationally-minded Dutch nationals. Some have professional experience, while most come straight from their bachelor degree.
Continual debate with your classmates will help you delve deeper into how cultures other than your own think and act in business. Become challenged by different philosophical, moral, social and cultural views. Our full-time MScBA encourages you to develop a broader perspective on business, gaining you an international foothold and unparalleled career prospects.
The program is built up out of 4 stages and affords you the opportunity to combine an internship or exchange program with your study.
Before You Start
If you need additional knowledge in certain areas, our preparatory courses will bring you up to speed before you start the program. Topics include fundamentals in accounting, quantitative methods, academic writing, Business Research.
Stage 1: Foundation courses
The foundation courses provide the fundamentals of business and management.
Stage 2: Track courses
This stage sets you off on a specific specialist track of your choice. Available tracks encompass: Marketing Management, Financial Management, Investment Management, Change Management and Business Analytics.
Stage 3: Integration Courses
Here you will connect and build upon the knowledge and skills acquired in the previous stages, deepening your understanding and broadening your insight.
Full-time students have the opportunity to do an internship within the framework of the program so as to gain workplace experience
Exchange programs are available at partner institutes to ramp up your international exposure.
Stage 4: Thesis Project
The program concludes with a thesis project in the form of a detailed and original academic report on a specific marketing, finance, investment, or business issue. It is an ideal way to test your newly acquired ideas and skills, enhance your career prospects and prove your capabilities.
If you want more information about the content of the modules of these stages, contact the Program Adviser.