Master of Science in Management (full-time)

In short

  • Amsterdam, Breukelen
  • August 24 2020
  • 16 months including pre-master
  • 40 hours per week
  • full-time
  • English
  • € 29,250

Master of Science in Management (full-time)

Are you a young professional looking for more than just an academic Master? Our full-time management master offers a unique combination of academic business knowledge, practical relevance and personal development. You have the opportunity to shape your own development. You can choose one of two locations and one of three tracks of your interest. Become part of the Nyenrode network and start your career with one step ahead.

What can you expect?

  • Academic Master in 16 months (including Pre-Master)
  • Focus on your growth and personal development.
  • Choose one of three tracks: Digital Business & Innovation, Financial Management and Global Business.
  • Choose your location: Breukelen or Amsterdam.
  • Practical relevance and personal development parallel to the Master program
  • Visit companies abroad during the Global Immersion Program.
  • Chosen the best Business Master ten years in a row (2019 Dutch Masters' Guide).
  • Ranked 63rd in the global Top 100 Masters in Management (FT Rankings 2018). 

Curious? Learn all about our program:

Request a brochure today or join one of our upcoming events to experience the program first-hand.

  • 16 months university master (including pre-master)
  • Practical experience through the Personal Leadership & Development Journey
  • Three tracks available and a focus on personal development


What are the admission requirements?

  • At least a Bachelor's degree (Research University or University of Applied Sciences).
  • Between 0-3 years work experience.
  • Affinity with mathematics and statistics.
  • Adequate knowledge of English (TOEFL 91+, IELTS 6.5 or Cambridge Advanced C1).
  • Admission test taken during the admission procedure (Nyenrode LTP test or GMAT / GRE).


The full pre-master is compulsory for anyone with a Bachelor's degree from a University of Applied Sciences. For students with a Bachelor's degree from a Research University certain exemptions are available.

Most international students are required to follow the entire Pre-Master.

Only students with a Bachelor or Master in Business Administration from a Research University can be exempted from the Pre-Master.  

In all cases, the full admission procedure applies.

Admission procedure

1. Press the yellow apply button and fill out the form. After you submitted the form, you will receive an email with a link to our Nyenrode Admissions Portal. Make sure to complete your application in this portal.

2. We will contact you to schedule the Nyenrode LTP test (in case you do not have a GMAT or GRE score) and a personal selection interview.

3. If you are admitted you will receive a letter with the registration form within two weeks.


You can apply for the Full-time Master (MSc) in Management via the yellow application button.

Do you meet the requirements to directly enter the Master? Then you might be able to apply for the start in January 2020. Contact our program advisors via

Special admission route: SPJIMR.

If you follow the SPJIMR Global Management Program in Mumbai, India you can complete the Full-time Master in Management in twelve months. You follow the SPJIMR program for six months and then join Nyenrode's Full-time MSc in Management. Contact us if you have questions about this study route.

By signing up for this program, you agree with the terms and conditions of Nyenrode and the rules and regulations of the program.



Start your application for the Full-time MSc in Management!


The pre-Master lasts 4 months and consists of the following 7 courses:

  • Academic Reading & Writing
  • Business Research
  • Business Statistics
  • Marketing & Strategy
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Managerial Economics
  • Foundations of Finance


The Master takes 12 months. You start with the following courses:

  • Management Science
  • Business Strategy and Alignment
  • Digitization, Business & Society
  • Operations & Supply Chain Management
  • Managerial Finance
Then you start with one of the following tracks:
  • Digital Business & Innovation
  • Financial Management
  • Global Business

During the Global Immersion Program, you will visit companies abroad for one week. This modules is connected to your Master track.

Finally, you conclude your Master with an individual thesis.

Personal Leadership & Development Journey

Parallel to the academic program is the Personal Leadership & Development Journey. This track focuses on connecting you with practical relevance and personal development.

During the Personal Leadership & Development Journey you will receive support and guidance in regards to your career development. Several coaching sessions will be provided to you, that help you take the next step towards the job market.

In addition, Nyenrode organizes Community Gatherings on topics like Leadership, Entrepreneurship and Stewardship. You often do this in groups, so you immediately work on your team skills and personal development.

Curious about the program? Contact our Program Advisors via to schedule a personal information session.



Start your application for the Full-time MSc in Management!

Choose your location: Amsterdam or Breukelen

The Master (MSc) in Management offers you the possibility to follow your studies in two unique locations: Amsterdam or Breukelen.  Each location provides you with a different Nyenrode experience based on your preferences.


Studying in Amsterdam means enjoying flexibility to the fullest. You can decide whether you want to join the Nyenrode Amsterdam Study association (JCV) or any student activities outside of Nyenrode.The Amsterdam Campus is cosmopolitan, vivid, entrepreneurial, international and highly connected to business.

The Amsterdam building is located in the heart of the city alongside one of the main canals (Keizersgracht) We offer students access to the business network in Amsterdam. In addition, we offer a business incubator, a lounge with its own bar for food and drinks and numerous events, like breakfast sessions, to connect our student community (Bachelor, Master and MBA students) with the business world.

Nyenrode facilitates students with the possibility to live at Campus Diemen Zuid, a students residence complex located 15 minutes from Amsterdam Central Station. 

Full-time MSc Amsterdam


Studying in Breukelen allows you to fully focus on your student life while becoming an active member of the NCV (Student Association) You can participate in its numerous committees while practicing your business and social skills.

The campus is situated on a historical estate with a thirteenth century castle at its heart. You can enjoy everything this unique setting has to offer. It is the perfect environment to dedicate 16 months to your own development. Some of the facilities included are: a library, private study rooms, sports (Rugby field / tennis court / hockey and soccer fields / gym), a student restaurant, housing and two bars.

The campus also welcomes professionals on a daily basis for executive education programs, enabling you as a student to connect. By living and studying on campus, you will create a network of friends for life.

Campus Life

Curious about our locations? Contact our Program Advisors ( to visit Nyenrode Amsterdam or Breukelen

Program costs

The pre-Master and Master cover a total of three semesters. The costs per semester in 2019 are € 9.750, -. Total costs of € 29.250, - include:
  • Tuition fee pre-Master (1 semester)
  • Tuition fee Master (2 semesters)
  • Readers & copyrights

Books and flight ticket (s) for international study trips are not included. 

Living on campus in Breukelen

Various types of rooms are available on campus. The costs varyfrom € 300 to € 500. For all information about housing on campus in Breukelen, view this page.

Living in Amsterdam

Nyenrode offers students the opportunity of living on Campus Diemen-Zuid (just outside of Amsterdam). If you have questions about living in Amsterdam and possibilities, please contact one of the program advisors (


The Master of Science (MSc) in Management is a recognized degree program, which makes it possible for students with a Dutch nationality or EU/EEA citizens to apply for student financing through DUO in many cases. Contact DUO to discuss your personal options.

Scholarships 2020

For talented students with limited financial resources there are a number of possibilities for partial scholarships* (the scholarships for 2020 will be announced soon):

  • Orange Tulip Scholarship - For students with the following nationalities: Brazilian, Chinese, Indian, Indonesian, Mexican, Russian, South Korean, Vietnamese and South African. The scholarships vary from € 9,750 to € 14,625, -
  • Revolving Scholarship - Stichting Nyenrode Fonds (or Nyenrode Fund) offers students the opportunity to apply for one of the scholarships that will be made available by Nyenrode alumni. Somewhere during your career you give back to the fund by offering a scholarship to a new Nyenrode student yourself. For more info about the application process and criteria, click here.
  • Impact Scholarships - Nyenrode offers a number of scholarships each year for students with special motivations and backgrounds. Would you like to know more? Contact one of our program advisors via
* Please note that the above scholarships are specifically intended as a contribution towards the tuition fees. All students will have to at least cover the costs of half of the tuition fee (up to €14.625), living expenses, housing, study associations (for students in Breukelen) and other matters. Scholarships cannot be combined.

What will you get out of it?

Your career takes off as soon as you start your Master of Science in Management with us. A few facts and figures:

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In addition:

  • 20% of our graduates start their own business.
  • Of our students who have funded their master with a loan, 57% is debt-free after three to five years.

Ready to become a Nyenrodian?


Master of Science in Management at Nyenrode

A master's degree in management from Nyenrode enables you to start your career in the Netherlands, if you wish. The benefits of this course and studying at Nyenrode are: You get to know the culture and habits of Dutch corporate life through our extensive network of Dutch companies. Our strong brand name will make you stand out with recruiters and HR managers. If you have little work experience, this university master will provide you with all you need. You do not necessarily need an MBA to boost your career! Accommodation is provided for you; you get a room at our campus in Breukelen or in Diemen near Amsterdam. You can also learn basic Dutch through us.

Curious about the program? Download the brochure to learn more about the curriculum.

Studying in the Netherlands

The Netherlands has traditionally been an internationally oriented country, housing a large international community. This makes living here easy for international students. Studying in the Netherlands has many benefits, such as:

  • A high educational standard and great value for money.
  • The Netherlands is one of the safest and happiest countries in the world.
  • Ample travel opportunities to the rest of Europe; Paris, Brussels, London or Berlin are only hours away.
  • A lot of international career opportunities.
  • After graduation you can start your career in the Netherlands; you can get a one-year visa to find a job.
Register for a Personal Information Session with one of our Talent Recruiters to learn more about the career opportunities after the MSc in Management.

 Check out Daniela's experience as an international student at Nyenrode