Master of Science in Business Administration (MScBA)

6f35f2b84b3b4f191f538bea930e2a83Ranked as a top ten player by the FT for Masters in Management and with the Netherlands’ widest selection of MSc programmes, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University equips you for business.

With an international student body and faculty, the MSc in Business Administration at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University uses a mix of educational formats to present challenging academic theory, reflecting new business and management thinking.

Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University has the widest selection of one-year MSc programmes in the Netherlands and is located in a city with a truly international flavour.

Why study a Master in Business Administration in Rotterdam?

  • a mix of instructional methods, from case studies and internships to group projects and individual research;
  • small-scale interactive classes that engage you in debate and discussion of material;
  • a diverse international study body;
  • the opportunity to interact, on and off campus, with leaders from the public, private and not-for- profit sectors;
  • challenging academic theories that reflect the latest business and management thinking.

Career opportunities Master in Business Administration
This programme offers excellent career prospects. Drawing on their longstanding relationships with recruiters, our professional Career Services staff are committed to helping you market your skills effectively to potential employers, both in the Netherlands and abroad.

Education objectives Master in Business Administration
Once you graduate you will have an internationally recognized Master of Science degree in Business Administration.

Curriculum Master in Business Administration
Depending on your choice of track within the MScBA (Accounting & Control or General Management) you may expect  typical courses in those fields.

Mode of  education Master in Business Administration
In addition to lectures, you will work in small groups on business cases and assignments.Many of the exercises are carried out in teams. Skills training, presentations, visiting lecturers and practitioners are all part of the curriculum. In order to graduate you will be trained in analytical and research skills and must write an individual thesis on a topic of your choice.

Target audience Master in Business Administration
Erasmus University’s master programme Business Administration  is for international students who want to enhance their career prospects. This MScBA from Rotterdam’s top business school offers academic theory and methods, plus practical skills and experience. A choice of specialisations, tailored to business needs, provides a jumpstart for an international career.

Admission criteria Master in Business Administration   

  • Pre-determined undergraduate degree from a research university
  • GMAT > 600
  • GPA equivalent to 7 out of 10 in the Dutch education system
  • English language requirement (TOEFL / IELTS)

For exact admission requirements please visit RSM’s admission pages.

Application Master in Business Administration
When you register, we will ask for your academic credentials: grade list, certificates, and/or a letter of motivation. The Faculty Board of Examinations will then decide on your admission. Your chosen programme’s homepage will have details on how and when to apply. For additional information please contact the programme’s secretariat.

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