This programme is designed for new or recent graduates from any discipline with little or no work experience who wish to gain a business and management qualification in order to pursue a career in management on strategic level.
The Master of Science in Business and Management is a 12 month course in the Netherlands and the U.K. The course programme provides students the opportunity of both studying at Fontys International Campus in Venlo and at the University of Plymouth, England.
The programme will enable you to develop knowledge and understanding in the disciplines and functional areas of business and management. The core part of the programme will provide you with a comprehensive grounding in the principles that apply to the management of organisations, covering the main functional areas of a business and management theories and practices at a strategic level.
The programme is very flexible and you can shape nearly half of the programme to meet your career aspirations. This is by choosing an elective and a project.
1st semester at Fontys
Leadership and Management Essentials
Marketing and Strategy
International Business Context and Finance
2nd semester in Plymouth
Knowledge Management and Decision Making
Operations and Project Management
One elective out of a range of 12. Specialising within MBM possible if elective plus thesis are in same area.
Summer period (anywhere)
Business research methods leading to a practical project.
If the elective plus the project are taken from a particular subject area (subject to availability), the degree awarded will be a specialist MBM.
MSc Business and Management (Finance) or
MSc Business and Management (Marketing) or
MSc Business and Management (International Business) or
MSc Business and Management (Entrepeneurship and Enterprise) or
MSc Business and Management (Operations and Global Supply Chains) or
12 Electives are offered which cover above mentioned specialisms (Finance, Marketing etc.).
For more details regarding the modules please have a look here.
The total fees for the academic year 2017-2018 are:
First instalment charged in August (1st semester in Venlo)
EU/EEA students: 4.000
Non-EU/EEA students: 5.100
Second instalment charged in January (2nd semester and Summer period in Plymouth)
EU/EEA students: £ 5.167
Non-EU/EEA students: £ 8.833
Tuition fees for 2nd semester and summer period will be charged in January.
How to apply
Applications for the MSc in Business and Management can be made from the 15th of December through a digital form on this page.
Before you apply, make sure you meet the entry requirements for this programme. Collect all the supporting documents required:
Evidence of qualifications (certificates and/or transcripts) to show that you meet the entry requirements
Evidence of English language ability
Proof of sponsorship, if applicable
The application deadline is every year set on 15th of June for Non-EU students and 5th of July for EU students who wish to start in September.
Please apply as early as possible as our programme is popular.
After the application
You will receive a decision on your application within four weeks after submitting it. You may be asked to provide additional information or you will be sent a decision by letter or email. We aim to make the application procedure as simple and efficient as possible. The administrator is on hand to offer help and can put you in touch with the programme coordinator if you wish to discuss the programme in detail.
Fontys Venlo University of Applied Sciences Venlo
5912 BG Venlo
Programme course administrator:
The administrator is on hand to offer help regadring the application procedure.
Telephone: +31 (0) 8850 82101
More content-orientated information is available by contacting the programme coordinator, Patrick Szillat.