Pre-master in business administration

Has the pre-master in business administration become an obstacle in your search for a master’s program?

At TIAS School for Business and Society you can start quickly with the Master of Science in Business Administration program (MScBA). You do not need a traditional pre-master in business administration to start the program.



Our Full-time Master of Science and Business Administration (MScBA) is a 4-phase program taught in English that you can complete over a 12-month period. Thanks to the unique design of our program, TIAS enables you to obtain your coveted master's degree in just one year.

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No traditional pre-master in business administration: become MScBA-ready in 3 weeks

When the program starts in September, you will begin with a number of preparatory courses, depending on your previous academic background. These courses will help you achieve the right level of competence for this master's program.

Duration: up to three weeks

The program consists of the following courses:

  • Academic Writing and Study Skills
  • Basic Accounting and Finance
  • Quantitative Methods in Business
  • Business Research and Reports


Why choose this MScBA program?

TIAS’ Full-time Master of Science in Business Administration (MScBA) provides you with the necessary understanding and insights concerning the roles and operations of various components of an organization. Besides gaining knowledge and skills, you will receive ample opportunities to exercise your leadership skills through practical assignments. Additionally, you will learn to consider the various social consequences of business decisions and act as a responsible future leader.

  • # 1 MScBA in the Netherlands (Elsevier & The Economist Rankings)
  • 12-month program, no traditional pre-master required
  • Master in management with 5 specialization tracks
  • 50% international students
  • 1-2-1 personal and career coaching
  • Fast-track your career: 96% of graduates find employment within 3 months after graduation

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The TIAS Experience

“My time at TIAS has left me incredibly grateful for the skills and network I have built and I look forward to seeing the role they will play in my ambition to solve business and societal challenges!”

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