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When you want to study at Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences, you will have to meet the admission requirements. Please select the type of programme you would like to study below.

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For a Willem de Kooning Academy master at the Piet Zwart Institute, please see the admission information on the Piet Zwart Institute website.

Full-time Master Programmes

To enter the full-time Master programmes of Rotterdam Business School you must meet the following requirements:

Students with a Bachelor degree from an accredited university in the Benelux

  • A business related Bachelor Degree.
  • Curriculum Vitae and motivation letter.
  • Applicant with a non-business related bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 2 years related work experience, with an additional mandatory interview can qualify for direct entry into one of the Masters Programmes.

Students with a foreign diploma

  • A business related Bachelor Degree.
  • IELTS  Academic 6.5* / TOEFL iBT 90 / Cambridge CAE: Grade C scale 180-184 | FCE: Grade B scale 176-179 | Grade A scale 180-184. (Exam results can’t be older than two years at start of the study programme)

  • Curriculum Vitae and, motivation letter.
  • Applicant with a non-business related bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 2 years related work experience with an additional mandatory interview can qualify for direct entry into one of the Masters Programmes.

*No more than 2 IELTS sub-scores may be a maximum of 0.5 points below the required overall score.
 For students who do not meet the sub score requirements can qualify for an additional interview to receive entry  into the programme of their choice.

Exemptions English test

Students who have followed a previous programme taught in English are not automatically exempt from the English test. They can request for an exemption of the test, and this will be determined by the Admissions team.

For students who do not meet these requirements we offer the Master's Foundation Programme. After completion of this programme, you can then enroll for one of our business masters. 

 

Part-time Master Programme

To enter the part-time Master programme of Rotterdam Business School you must meet the following requirements:

Students with a Bachelor degree from an accredited university in the Benelux

  • Bachelor degree in a logistics based subject, plus 2 years’ experience within the logistics professional field, plus currently employed in the logistics professional field.
  • Applicant with a Bachelor degree in a business-related subject, plus 3 years’ experience within the logistics professional field, plus currently employed in the logistics professional field.
  • Curriculum Vitae and motivation letter.

Students with a foreign diploma

  • Bachelor degree in a logistics based subject, plus 2 years’ experience within the logistics professional field, plus currently employed in the logistics professional field.
  • Applicant with a Bachelor degree in a business-related subject, plus3 years’ experience within the logistics professional field, plus currently employed in the logistics professional field.
    • Curriculum Vitae and, motivation letter.
    • IELTS  Academic 6.5* / TOEFL iBT 90 / Cambridge CAE: Grade C scale 180-184 | FCE: Grade B scale 176-179 | Grade A scale 180-184. (Exam results can’t be older than two years at start of the study programme)

*No more than 2 IELTS sub-scores may be a maximum of 0.5 points below the required overall score. For students who do not meet the sub-score requirements can qualify for an additional interview to receive entry  into the programme of their choice.

Exemptions English test

Students who have followed a previous programme taught in English are not automatically exempt from the English test. They can request for an exemption of the test, and this will be determined by the Admissions team.

Application deadline Master programmes

  FallSpring
European (EEA) applicants 31 Jul 31 dec
Non-European (non-EEA) applicants* 1 May 1 Nov
Non-EU applicants with valid Dutch residence permit 31 Jul 31 dec


* Non-EU applicants have an early deadline due to visa applications that have to be submitted.

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