Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences

AMSIB - International Business

International Business. Bachelor's, part-time

Are you read to take the next step in your career, but can't pursue it full time? Study International Business in the evening and earn your bachelor in Business Administration.

You might already have started your career and perhaps you are wondering, “do I need more in-depth and recent knowledge to reach higher position?” The International Business part-time programme is one of the finest places to learn about leadership and business.

The Amsterdam School of International Business (AMSIB) offers you the opportunity to complete a bachelor in business administration in the evening.

Get an educational experience with a global mindset and learn from a truly international faculty. Join our EPAS-accredited international programmes.

The International Business (IB) part-time programme is a four-year Bachelor’s degree programme taught entirely in the evening. The programme provides you with in-depth awareness on how to manage or set up an international company in today’s marketplace. During your studies, you will follow practical modules, take part in group assignments, and make the connection between the programme and your professional career. In your first year you will follow the foundation modules, deliver a self-reflection report, and develop a team business plan. After completing your foundation year, you will enter your 2nd year, where you will write a mock thesis. Additionally you will work on a year-long project on International Expansion, including a business simulation. In year 3, you will conduct an internship at the company in which you are employed and in the final year, you will complete your studies by writing a thesis for this company.

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This programme offers students a minimum of 8 contact hours per week during the first year of your studies. One contact hour is equivalent to one teaching hour of 50 minutes. The contact hours within the programme comprises of lectures, seminars, team work, projects, and tutorials. Each academic year includes 42 weeks of lessons per year. You should spend approximately 12 hours per week on projects, research, assignments, and self-study. In your first academic year, you must attain 60 credits from the AUAS. If you attain fewer than 50 credits, the AUAS will issue a negative binding study advice (BSA). This means you will not be able to continue with the programme. One credit equals 28 hours study time.

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Graduates from the IB part-time programme have a solid understanding of the latest knowledge on international economics, finance and marketing and sales. They are capable of applying the acquired theory into their professional careers. Do you have the desire to continuously develop yourself professionally? Do you have the same passion for critical thinking, collaboration and cultural diversity as we do? Would you like to comfortably navigate the world of international business in an ethical and sustainable way? Join our EPAS-accredited international programmes and learn from our highly-qualified international faculty, global corporate partners, universities and dedicated research labs and gain the international business proficiency that you are looking for.

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There are different admission requirements for Dutch and International Diploma's. Students are expected to have good written and verbal skills in English.

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Enrol no later than 1 May via hva.studielink.nl using your DigiD. Allow at least five working days to receive your DigiD. After enrolling you must complete the mandatory study check. The faculty will send you an invitation for the check, and issue you with a recommendation regarding your choice of degree programme. Before you apply we recommend an orientation meeting with one of our staff members. We will discuss the admission requirements, the combination of work and study and whether your work experience and/or Company are suitable for you to commence with the programme. We welcome you to contact the Programme Coordinator or Study Advisor to schedule an appointment: André Resing, MSc (Programme Coordinator) a.a.b.resing@hva.nl or +31 (0) 62 115 8241, Bilal Moosa, MBA (Study Advisor) b.moosa@hva.nl or +31 (0) 62 254 7150

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