International Business and Management Studies @ Hogeschool van Amsterdam, University of Applied Sciences


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International Business and Management Studies @ Hogeschool van Amsterdam, University of Applied Sciences

  2. 2. Today’s topics<br />The International Business School<br />Why study IBMS at the HvA?<br />Your profile<br />Pratical information<br />Structure of the programme<br />Study programme<br />Going abroad<br />Excellence programme<br />Your future career<br />Admission requirements<br />Financial matters<br />
  3. 3. International Business SchoolHogeschool van Amsterdam - University of Applied Sciences<br />School of Design and Communication<br />Dutch Programmes<br />International Business and Languages<br />School of Economics and Management<br />International Business School<br />International Business and Management<br />School of Education<br />International Financial Management<br />School of Health Professions<br />HvA<br />International Management<br />School of Social Work and Law<br />Trade Management Asia<br />School of Sports and Nutrition<br />School of Technology<br />
  4. 4. Why study IBMS at the Hogeschool van Amsterdam?<br />International outlook:<br /><ul><li>Awarded special feature ‘Internationalisation’ NVAO 2010
  5. 5. 4 year programme entirely in English
  6. 6. Approx. 1,100 students, 15 - 20% international students
  7. 7. International staff
  8. 8. Compulsory exchange abroad</li></ul>Broad programme:<br /><ul><li>IBMS is a generic study that covers the main disciplines of business and management (Finance, Marketing, HR, Law, Economics, Management and Organisation, Cross Cultural awareness ....)
  9. 9. Possibility to continue studying for a Master’s programme at the University of Amsterdam in the field of business</li></ul>Hands-on experience<br /><ul><li>Compulsory placement, abroad or at international companies in the Netherlands</li></li></ul><li>Your profile<br /><ul><li>Open minded
  10. 10. Interest in other cultures
  11. 11. Hands-on
  12. 12. A long term drive
  13. 13. Flexibel</li></ul>In other words.........<br />
  14. 14. Practical information<br /><ul><li>Full-time (Fraijlemaborg)
  15. 15. Part-time (Leeuwenburg)</li></ul>two nights a week<br />students normally > 25 years<br />students work<br /><ul><li>Both programmes start in September and January</li></li></ul><li>Structure of the programme<br /><ul><li>Per year</li></ul>2 semesters<br /><ul><li>Per semester</li></ul>6 weeks lessons + 1 week of exams + 6 weeks lessons + 2 weeks of exams + 2 weeks of re-sits<br /><ul><li>Per week</li></ul>20-22 hours of lessons, projects and sports<br />10 hours of homework<br />You can have a job besides your study, but at <br />a maximum of 10 hours per week.<br />
  16. 16. semester 2<br />semester 1<br />major (core programme)<br />General foundation courses <br />1st year<br />major (core programme)<br />major (core programme)<br />2nd year<br />minor (specialisation)<br />exchange at a partner institute<br />3rd year<br />final subjects in major and thesis<br />placement<br />4th year<br />= moment to switch<br />The programme<br /><ul><li>Change your programme without losing too much time
  17. 17. Total programme 240 ECTS, 60 ECTS per year</li></li></ul><li>The programmeFirst year<br />
  18. 18. IBMS: Curriculum year 2<br />
  19. 19. Year 3, semester A:Going abroad, exchange programmeOur partner institutes<br />EuropeAustria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Portugal, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, UK<br />America<br />Canada, USA<br />Latin AmericaArgentina, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru<br />Far EastAustralia, China, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand<br />South Africa<br />
  20. 20. Year 3, Semester B: following a minor<br /><ul><li>International Finance;
  21. 21. International Marketing;
  22. 22. Latin American Business Studies;
  23. 23. Entrepreneurship;
  24. 24. Business Processing Integration (SAP);
  25. 25. Premaster Programme (prepares for a Master’s at UvA);
  26. 26. Other ......</li></li></ul><li>Year 4: IBMS Programme<br /><ul><li>Placement of 20 weeks;
  27. 27. Final Thesis;
  28. 28. 4 more compulsory modules</li></ul>International Trade<br />Second Language module 5<br />Current Issues in Business<br />English 5<br />
  29. 29. What do we offer excellent students?<br /><ul><li>Honours degree (average grade > 8)
  30. 30. 11 double degree programmes
  31. 31. Exchange places at prestigious partners
  32. 32. Premaster Programme
  33. 33. International student competitions</li></li></ul><li>Your future career<br />Trainees in traineeships;<br />Junior managerial positions (mainly marketing, sales, finance) in large multinational companies;<br />Your own company;<br />Working at companies abroad;<br />Master’s programmes, often abroad.<br />
  34. 34. Admission RequirementsDutch Education<br />Profiles<br />E&M<br />C&M<br />N&T<br />N&G<br />ec or m&o<br /><br />ec or m&o <br />or 2nd mvt<br />ec or m&o <br />or 2nd mvt<br /> HAVO<br />ec or m&o <br />or 2nd mvt<br />ec or m&o <br />or 2nd mvt<br /><br /><br /> VWO<br /> Level 4<br /><br /> MBO<br />Good command of English, recommended level:<br />Havo final exam grade at least 8<br />Vwo final exam grade at least 7<br />
  35. 35. Admission RequirementsForeign education<br />Abitur, Lycée or another diploma<br />GCSE’s with 2 or more A-levels <br />International Baccalaureate<br /> (all certificates will be screened) <br />English Language test score (for non-native speakers):<br />IELTS: 6.0 at academic level <br />TOEFL: 550 paper-based, 213 computer-based and 80 internet-based<br />The test must have been taken in the last two years<br />
  36. 36. Admission and costs<br />Admission<br />check<br />You can start in February and September<br />Registration<br />Dutch students: register at Studielink<br />International students: register at the HvA directly. Once you are admitted to the programme you also need to register at Studielink.<br />Study costs<br />Tuition fee 2011-2012<br />for students who are nationals of an EEA member state or of Swiss or Surinamese nationality: € 1.713,-<br />for non-EEA students: € 7.200,-<br />Costs for books, hand-outs and other school materials: € 700,-<br />Costs of the exchange<br />
  37. 37. Your questions <br /><ul><li>...
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  39. 39. ...</li></ul>Do you want to know more? <br /><ul><li>Visit our stand on the first floor
  40. 40. Contact our students
  41. 41. Check or the pages on Degree Programmes at</li></li></ul><li>The proof of the pudding is in the eating<br /><ul><li>Sign up to visit our school during a normal study day</li></li></ul><li>