Very often international students need extra support in order to enter and complete their Bachelor or Master’s degree programme in the university. This can be in the form of a preparatory course in English which if completed successfully improves a student’s chances of being selected during the admission process at a Dutch university. In this situation it is important to enrol at an educational institution that offers an English preparation programme.
The Wittenborg Business school runs Foundation Programs to develop Basic English linguistic skills needed by foreign candidates. The course helps to international students to enrol for Bachelor or Master’s degree programme. The skills and knowledge which will be gained during such a preparatory programme help throughout the university education.
Benefits of the Foundation Programme
The Wittenborg University’s Foundation Programme is conducted exclusively by native speaking teachers. The courses are given at 2 levels: pre-bachelor and pre-master levels.
The Pre-Bachelor level comprises of foundation modules of the Bachelor of International Business Administration and intensive lessons of academic English. Students need to score a minimum IELTS level of 5 for gaining admission. At the end of the course, they are awarded an IBA Foundation Year Certificate and are eligible to apply for the Bachelor degree program, while receiving IBA credits already obtained.
The Pre-Master level comprises of the final year modules of International Business Administration Modules and intensive lessons of Academic English, if needed. A minimum IELTS level of 5.5 is necessary in this case. On completion, students are awarded an IBA Post Graduate Certificate and a direct entry to the Master’s programme.
The courses can be completed in six months or one year. Starting an academic journey with a strong foundation programme ensures a success in the future.
More information about Bachelor and Master programmes of Wittenborg Business School.