We welcome and look for motivated and ambitious students who are actively developing themselves and are aware of their position and role in society. In order to be successful in this programme you will need a solid academic basis in, for instance, (International) Business Administration, Social Sciences, Economics, Computer Sciences, Industrial Design or another discipline with a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 7.0 or higher (or an equivalent GPA score for international students).
The Digital Business & Innovation programme is open to students with a university Bachelor's degree that provides a thorough knowledge in Business Administration, and in particular Information Systems and Innovation Management. You need to have a GPA of 7.0 or higher and successfully completed courses and studied literature related to the core of this programme, consisting of (or equivalents of):
At least 30 EC Business Administration courses, including at least 6 EC Information Systems, 6 EC Innovation Management, and 6 EC Research Methods (apart from statistics).
- Tidd, J., & Bessant, J. R. (2018). Managing Innovation: Integrating Technological, Market and Organizational Change.
- Hislop, D., Bosua, R. & Helms, R. (2018). Knowledge Management in Organizations: A Critical Introduction
- Valacich, J. & Schneider, C. (2018). Information Systems Today: Managing in the Digital World.
- Laudon, K.C. & Laudon, J. (2019). Management Information Systems: Managing the Digital Firm.
- Saunders, M., Lewis, P. & Thornhill, A. (2019). Research Methods for Business Students.
- Blumberg, B., Cooper, D. & Schindler, P. (2014). Business Research Methods.
Other Business Administration courses might include (but not limited too):
• Organization Theory
• Business Economics
Beyond these formal requirements, we look for hard-working and motivated students, who are dedicated to understand the domain, have a critical attitude, and a drive to make a change. Extra-curricular experiences, ranging from business experience, entrepreneurial experiences to volunteering are appreciated. We stimulate a collaborative attitude and are proud of a rich diversity among students.
Applicants with at least a Bachelor's degree from another accredited university are admissible if they have a specialization in Business Administration, witnessed by thorough knowledge of the standard literature described above (or its equivalent) and a GPA of 7.0 or higher.
If you do not meet the requirements with regard to courses completed, you might be admissible on the condition that you follow (an) additional course(s) to remedy deficiencies.
With a Bachelor's degree in (International) Business Administration, Economics or Econometrics and Operations Research from Dutch Universities you can review this document. Any additional admission requirements can be found on the Curriculum page of this website.
Please note: this information is only meant as an indication of your admissibility. No rights can be derived from this table. This document is based on the obligatory courses and does not take electives into account. Students are recommended to apply for the Master via Studielink (without obligation) to find out if additional courses need to be completed. Every application will be reviewed individually by the Admission Board. The final admission decision may differ from the indication in this table. If your programme is not listed but contains enough relevant courses, please feel free to apply.