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Master of Business Administration - Engelstalig (Full-time)

De Haagse Hogeschool, Academie voor Masters & Professional Courses

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Master of Business Administration - Engelstalig (Full-time)

Today, businesses face many global challenges such as climate change, urbanization, migration and shifting economic powers. MBA graduates are expected to be equipped to face a variety of business and management challenges beyond the economic and financial realms, and they should be able to come up with effective but also responsible and sustainable solutions. Therefore, The Hague University of Applied Sciences (THUAS) has adopted strong focus on sustainability, responsibility and social entrepreneurship in our master programmes. Besides being a responsible leader, an MBA graduate from THUAS is also a confident leader, able to apply relevant business knowledge and management theory combined with the latest best practices. Our MBA graduates should be able to analyse and solve managerial problems effectively and find workable strategic solutions in challenging situations. They will also be able to kick-start a business or innovation effectively, and will have obtained relevant and up-to-date knowledge about all aspects of doing business in a modern corporate world.


Who is this programme for?

You earned a bachelor degree from an approved institute and have two to three years of relevant professional experience. You can motivate and explain a clear interest in business and management topics. You would like to advance your career and aim at climbing the career ladder. Or perhaps you intend to start and manage your own business and you need to obtain more knowledge and skills. You need to develop leadership skills that fit the current global business environment and you can't wait to apply up to date managerial and business knowledge, in order for you to act effectively in complex situations. Our Master of Business Administration will empower you to develop responsibly and confidently to show leadership and entrepreneurship in both your professional as well as your personal life.

During the programme Master of Business Administration - Engelstalig (Full-time)

The Hague is an international conglomerate of global organisations and businesses. It is the political heart of the Netherlands and also hosts the international criminal court and many other international institutes. Its proximity to Rotterdam, Delft, Utrecht and Amsterdam provides with an excellent central location for businesses and serves as a hub for a variety of entrepreneurial activities. Studying at THUAS therefore means that you have the opportunity to connect with some of the top multinationals of the world that are present in the city such as Shell, Siemens, KPN, T-Mobile, Huawei, Unilever and DSM. Therefore, our MBA creates an excellent opportunity for networking.

At the MBA programme of THUAS, a top degree programme in the Netherlands*, you will encounter four important but distinct phases in the curriculum that will help you develop into a confident business professional. The first phase consists of basic modules that offer a solid foundation for your personal and professional development. The next phases offer modules to further deepen your knowledge in addition to implementing strategies and business models. You will also acquire research skills and further develop your leadership competencies. The last component of the curriculum, and final phase, is the master thesis. The thesis incorporates and consolidates all the knowledge you have obtained throughout the programme and demonstrates your ability to act and think as an MBA graduate.

* Our MBA programme previously earned the title 'Top Degree Programme!' in 2017 (source: Keuzegids Masters 2017)

Study investment

What can you expect?

Full-time students follow the full academic year (Sept -August), whereas part-time students take approximately two years to complete the MBA programme. Full-time students will have 24 lecture hours (which accounts for four lectures days) a week.

Structure and courses

The icing on the cake of your education

During the THUAS MBA you will learn how to apply business theory to real life scenarios. MBA students analyse relevant and current case studies, and will role-play as business consultants advising organisations on current issues they are struggling with. Social entrepreneurship and responsible leadership, but also human resources management, accounting, marketing and strategy are therefore at the very core of the MBA curriculum.

At THUAS, we find the practical side of business & management studies very important. To complement the regular curriculum you can expect elements of consultancy, case study, team projects, business planning, intercultural communication and critical thinking. We also arrange company visits and guest lectures by alumni. We have previously visited PostNL, Circl, Fairphone and update our visits each year.

Your programme exists of Core Modules and Specialisation modules, complemented by a vertical line of leadership development and business research methods. The Integration module forms a bridge between theory and practice, core and specialisation. Students can also opt to obtain an MBA in Responsible Management, and follow Term 3 at UPEACE in Costa Rica focusing on CSR.

Term 1

  • Strategic Management
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Financial Accounting
  • Operations Management
  • Leadership Development
  • Business Research Methods

Term 2

  • Marketing Management
  • Management Accounting
  • Human Resource Management
  • Managerial Economics
  • Integration (Consultancy)
  • Business Research Methods

Term 3

  • Corporate Finance
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Business Analytics
  • CSR & Social Entrepreneurship

Term 4: Thesis

Research & Writing

Degree and accreditation

After graduating from the MBA programme you will receive a Master of Business Administration degree (MBA). Our MBA degree has been accredited by the NVAO (accreditation organisation for higher education in the Netherlands and Belgium).

Contact the study

If you have any further questions about admission requirements, enrolment or content of the program, please contact us by email: mpc-info@hhs.nl or by phone (+31) (0)70 445 8900 (Monday - Thursday from 8:30 am - 10:00 pm, Friday from 8:30 am - 5:00 pm).

Niveau WO
Vorm Full-time
Incompany Ja
Open inschrijving Ja
Doorlooptijd 12 maanden
Locatie Den Haag
Tijden Overdag, Avond
Kosten €19900
Les locatie type Op het instituut, Bij het bedrijf
Titulatuur MBA (Master of Business Administration)
Website www.thehagueuniversity.com/programmes/masters/master-of-business-administration-full-time
Benodigde taalkennis Engels
Startmaand september
Provincies Drenthe, Flevoland, Friesland, Gelderland, Groningen, Limburg, Noord-Brabant, Noord-Holland, Overijssel, Utrecht, Zeeland, Zuid-Holland
Afronding MBA (Master of Business Administration) degree