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TIAS MSc in Business Administration named best Master’s program in Holland

Rankings Programmes Student stories 4 May 2015, 11:26

The TIAS International Msc in Business Administration programme placed 1st in the 2014 Elsevier “Best Studies” ranking. The programme ranked highest among all other Master’s of Business Administration programmes available at Dutch universities. This programme also scored well in the Financial Times 2014 ranking, climbing up for the third consecutive year.

Graduation ceremony at TIAS Business School in UtrechtThe TIAS International Msc in Business Administration programme placed 1st in the 2014 Elsevier “Best Studies” ranking. The programme ranked highest among all other Master’s of Business Administration programmes available at Dutch universities. This programme also scored well in the Financial Times 2014 ranking, climbing up for the third consecutive year.

According to Elsevier Magazine’s “Best Studies” ranking, which is based on the results of the National Student Questionnaire, the strongest components of the Business Administration programme are the professors, the quality of education, and examination procedures.

The Financial Times’ research gives TIAS’ programme the highest scores in career prospects for its alumni. According to FT, 87% of graduates find jobs within three months of completing the programme.

Become a Master of Science in 1 year

Elsevier ranking results (information in Dutch)The full-time MSc in Business Administration program at TIAS Business School is designed for motivated entrepreneurs with Bachelor’s degrees and little to no practical experience. This 1-year endeavour provides students with personal and professional guidance and prepares them for international careers in the fields of business, finance, marketing, investment, and change management.

The MScBA is taught entirely in English. Approximately 50% of students enrolled in the programme come to TIAS from abroad; the other 50% are internationally-minded Dutch students. This classroom diversity and internship possibilities abroad create an ideal environment for international development.

The application deadline for the TIAS international MScBA programme is June 1st, 2015.

What students say about MScBA at TIAS

Antony Arnold, TIAS MScBA studentAntony Arnold, a Dutch/British student, was looking for a programme in marketing that had a strong reputation with employers. He wanted an internationally-oriented environment that would combine personal and academic development with an intimate classroom atmosphere. He found that the MScBA at TIAS perfectly fit his needs and gives the following feedback on the program:

"The course has challenged me, opened my mind and introduced me to many fascinating people and experiences. I have developed academically and personally and have been amazed by the reaction I receive from Dutch employers now compared to before. I eventually accepted the offer of an internship with Heineken that will take me to Africa for six months to learn about their channel sales and distribution.

Overall, the Full-Time International MSc in Business Administration at TIAS has been a rewarding and memorable experience and I take the next steps in my career confident of my own abilities and knowledge."

Marloes van Unen, an MScBA student at TIASMarloes van Unen, another MScBA student from the Netherlands, says:

"TIAS helped me lay down the foundation for my career and also provided a structure that enabled me to pursue personal and professional interests. TIAS challenged me to go the extra mile, and not only grow in theoretical knowledge, but foremost in practical knowledge undergirded with great theoretical understanding. TIAS is a business school that attracts very motivated people with great ambition."

Financing your MScBA degree

The total cost of the MScBA programme at TIAS is € 21.500. This amount includes tuition, application, and enrolment fees, all study materials, access to the Virtual Campus and alumni site, and study trips abroad.

There is also a limited number of scholarships available for outstanding students with excellent academic records and strong leadership potential.

Scholarships available for the full-time MScBA:

  • Women in Business
  • Leadership
  • International Diversity
  • Academic Excellence
  • TIAS - NESO Regional Scholarships
  • TIAS Sustainability Scholarship

For more scholarship details and other practical information about the programme, please visit the full-time MSc in Business Administration page on the TIAS website.

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