Are you fascinated by the many social and technological changes shaking up consumer expectations, business models, supply chains and entire markets in today’s world? Do you get excited about tackling complex, and often cross-border business challenges in order to make companies futureproof? If so, the Master’s programme Business Administration (BA) at the University of Twente is the right choice for you.
Our one-year Master’s programme (MSc.) in Business Administration is an internationally oriented programme and is taught entirely in English. You can start both the Master's programme and, as far as necessary, your personalized pre-Master's programme, in September or February. Read more about the Master's programme, our double degree options, the pre-Master's programme and admission. You can also find more information about career prospects.
We also offer a bachelor's programme (BSc.) in International Business Administration.
The 1-year, English-taught Master’s programme in Business Administration will equip you to help organizations solve complex problems and improve their economic, social and sustainability performance. You will gain in-depth expertise in the principles involved in managing and improving businesses and supply chains, and adapting them to changing conditions and expectations. At the same time, you will benefit from world-class research facilities and a broad, vibrant international business network.
One of the benefits of taking our Master’s in BA is that it offers you the opportunity to pursue specializations at a level you will not easily find elsewhere. The specialization you choose will be explicitly mentioned on your Master of Science diploma supplement and employers in industry will attach a lot of value to your specialized expertise.
At the same time, you will meet all the requirements of a qualified Business Administrator and be equipped to enter any area of business. The only exception to this rule is our Financial Management track: if you want a to pursue a career in financial management, we strongly advise you to take this specialization.
Our BA Master’s programme offers six specialization tracks:
- Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Strategy
- Strategic Marketing & Digital Business
- Human Resource Management
- Purchasing & Supply Management
- Financial Management
- International Management
If you’re eager to deepen your knowledge and extend your expertise beyond the regular Master’s programme, we offer double diploma programmes for a number of tracks, with our partner universities in Berlin, Germany, and Lappeenranta, Finland. Double degree programmes take two years and upon successful completion you will earn two Master of Science degrees.
You can get a Master’s degree in Business Administration or other similar fields at many universities, both worldwide and here in the Netherlands. Here are four reasons for choosing the BA programme at the University of Twente above others: