Master of Science in Business & Management

  • Master of Science in Business & Management
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  • Tuition fees
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This programme is designed for new or recent graduates from any discipline with little or no work experience who wish to gain a business and management qualification in order to pursue a career in management on strategic level.

The Master of Science in Business and Management is a 12 month course in the Netherlands and the U.K. The course programme provides students the opportunity of both studying at Fontys International Campus in Venlo and at the University of Plymouth, England.

The programme will enable you to develop knowledge and understanding in the disciplines and functional areas of business and management. The core part of the programme will provide you with a comprehensive grounding in the principles that apply to the management of organisations, covering the main functional areas of a business and management theories and practices at a strategic level.

Course outlines

The programme is very flexible and you can shape nearly half of the programme to meet your career aspirations. This is by choosing an elective and a project.

1st semester at Fontys 2nd semester in Plymouth Summer period (anywhere)
Leadership and Management EssentialsKnowledge Management and Decision MakingMaster Thesis
Marketing and StrategyOperations and Project ManagementBusiness research methods leading to a practical project.
International Business Context and FinanceOne elective out of a range of 12. Specialising within MBM possible if elective plus thesis are in same area.

If the elective plus the project are taken from a particular subject area (subject to availability), the degree awarded will be a specialist MBM.

  • MSc Business and Management (Finance) or
  • MSc Business and Management (Marketing) or
  • MSc Business and Management (International Business) or
  • MSc Business and Management (Entrepeneurship and Enterprise) or
  • MSc Business and Management (Operations and Global Supply Chains) or

12 Electives are offered which cover above mentioned specialisms (Finance, Marketing etc.)

For more details regarding the modules please have a look here.

A bachelor degree obtained in the Netherlands, a UK degree or equivalent qualification. Alternatively, qualifications and experience that demonstrate you can meet the challenges of the programme. For non UK and non Fontys students, an IELTS score of at least 6.5 is required. For more information about the IELTS test, visit

The total fees for the academic year 2016-2017 are:

EU/EEA students Non-EU/EEA students
First instalment charged in August (1st semester in Venlo) €4,000 €5,100
Second instalment charged in January (2nd semester and Summer period in Plymouth) £5,000 £8,633

Applications for the MSc in Business and Management can be made through the digital form on this page.

Before you apply, make sure you meet the entry requirements for this programme. Collect all the supporting documents required:

  • Application form (download here)
  • Proof of sponsorship, if applicable
  • Evidence of qualifications (certificates and/or transcripts) to show that you meet the entry requirements
  • Evidence of English language ability
  • Two references

Application deadline

The application deadline is every year set on 15th of June for Non-EU students and 5th of July for EU students who wish to start in September. You can enrol for the start in September 2016 from the 15th of December 2015!
Please apply as early as possible as our programme is popular.

Application form

After the application

For more information contact the course administrator:

Fontys International Business School
Att.: Mrs. K. Rheiter, Administrator MBM and MBA
Tegelseweg 255
5912 BG Venlo
Tel.: 0031 8850 82101

You will receive a decision on your application within four weeks after submitting it. You may be asked to provide additional information or you will be sent a decision by letter or email.

We aim to make the application procedure as simple and efficient as possible. The administrator is on hand to offer help and can put you in touch with the programme coordinator if you wish to discuss the programme in detail.

Support is also available to overseas students applying to the University from our International Students Team:


Fontys International Business School

Visiting address

Tegelseweg 255
5912 BG
Venlo, The Netherlands

Post address

Postbus 141
5900 AC
Venlo, The Netherlands

Telephone: +31 (0) 8850 76022

Programme coordinator

More content-orientated information is available by contacting the programme coordinator, Blain Lambert.

Blain Lambert

Telephone: +31 (0)8850 79260
E-mail: &

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Course type
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12 months
Master of Science

Tegelseweg 255, Venlo

Locatiekaart op adres: Tegelseweg 255, Venlo