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Intensive foundation programme (6 months)

Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences

Other Short course Rotterdam

Course description

Qualification None
Field of study General programmes
Course summary An ideal starting block for the English-taught Master programmes at Rotterdam Business School.
Course description Pre-Master courses are designed to prepare students for one of our three English-taught Master programmes: * Master in Finance and Accounting * Master in Consultancy and Entrepreneurship * Master in Logistics Management If you have a Bachelor degree in a Business field but do not meet the IELTS/TOEFL entry requirements for the Master programme of your choice, or if you feel you need some extra preparation for a Master programme, Rotterdam Business School offers you a six-month preparation course to prepare you for the level required for one of the specialised Master programmes. For students with a Bachelor degree in a non-Business subject we also offer a longer Pre-Master course (twelve months). The course consists of an intensive English language programme with a focus on business English and business subjects. Successful completion of the Pre-Master course will lead to: * A certificate for the Pre-Master course * An exemption from the IELTS 6.5/TOEFL iBT 90 requirements * A deduction of EUR 1,250* on the Non-EU tuition fees of a Master programme at Rotterdam Business School
Study subjects Business Statistics, Strategic Marketing, English for Academic Purposes, Academic Writing, Critical Thinking, Social Science, Globalisation, International Strategies, Project Management, Finance and Accounting, Logistics, Personal Development Plan
Course objectives Candidates for the one-year full-time Master's in Finance and Accounting, Master's in Consultancy and Entrepreneurship or Master's in Logistics Management programme of Rotterdam Business School whose initial profiles meet the requirements, but whose English and/or business skills need improvement are kindly invited to join the course.
ECTS credits 30.00
Duration 6 month(s)
Language of instruction English
Instruction modes case study, project, self evaluation, lecture, self study, research, tutorial, research project, research proposal, group assignment, oral presentation, group discussion, portfolio, individual assignment
Accreditation -

About the institution

Department Rotterdam Business School
Information about the institution Rotterdam University is one of the major Universities of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands.


Admission requirements
  1. Bachelor Degree, Business related
Language requirements
IELTS listening 5.5
IELTS overall band 6
IELTS reading 5.5
IELTS speaking 5.5
IELTS writing 5.5
TOEFL computer based 213
TOEFL internet based 80
TOEFL paper based 550
Professional experience required -
Duration 6 month(s)
Application deadlines
Start date EU/EEA Students Non-EU/EEA students
1 Sep 2020 1 Aug 2020 1 Jun 2020
1 Feb 2021 1 Jan 2021 1 Dec 2020
1 Sep 2021 1 Aug 2021 1 Jun 2021
Tuition fees
Year EU/EEA Non-EU/EEA Institutional
No tuition fees available.

In short, the following rules apply:

  • The “EU/EEA rate” is the regular fee for students from within the EU/EEA.
  • The “non-EU/EEA rate” is the rate for students from outside the EU/EEA.
  • The “institutional rate” is for all students who have already obtained a bachelor’s or master’s degree and who want to start a second programme leading to a degree at the same level or at a lower level.
  • Note that FT, PT and D stand for "full-time", "part-time" and "dual", respectively.

Make sure you contact your institution to find out what rate applies to you. The rates listed here are estimates.



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