Modular Executive MBA - Thesis

You complete your Modular MBA program with a thesis paper on a practical management issue of your choice.

What can you expect?

You round up your complete Modular MBA program by writing a thesis paper. You choose your own practical management issue, which you will research using a scientific method. You will translate the results of your research into practical advice for your organization.

You may start this module once you have (almost) completed the other modules. Successful completion of this module results in an accredited MBA Diploma.

What will you get out of it?

  • An academic yet practically applicable research paper
  • Insight in the development of your personal competencies
  • An accredited MBA Diploma
  • The content of the thesis paper is relevant to your daily work
  • Personal guidance
  • Modular program design

In short

  • Breukelen
  • after completing the other modules
  • max. 12 months
  • min. 8 hours per week
  • English
  • € 7,995 (VAT exempt).


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What are you going to do?

Modular program

The Modular MBA Thesis revolves around a practical management issue from within your own organization. The result needs to be both scientifically sound and practically applicable. It also provides an overview of your personal development. 

This module lasts a maximum of twelve months and contains:

  • Formulating your research question.
  • Verifying your research question.
  • Doing your research and writing your thesis paper.
  • Presenting and defending your thesis paper.

During this module you receive personal guidance.

Create your own MBA

We understand combining work, study and personal life can be quite a challenge. That is why we have developed a Modular MBA program. You create your own MBA and follow one or more modules or a complete MBA (containing a minimum of two track modules (specializations), six basic modules, the international study trip and the MBA thesis).

Want to know more about the content of our Modular MBA program? Attend an experience session. For personalized advice please contact our program advisors Katie, Joëlle or Adriënne via +31 346 291 001 or


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Admission and application

To be eligible to start your Modular MBA Thesis you need:

  • To have (almost) completed the other modules.
  • At least five years' work experience as (general) manager or in an influential/strategic position.
  • Proven minimum bachelor's level of work and/or education.
  • Sufficient knowledge of English.

Experience session

If you are interested in the Modular Executive MBA, please join us for an experience session. This allows you to familiarize yourself with the course content and attend a trial lecture. You will also meet current and past participants so you have the opportunity to find out how they combined our program with busy jobs and social lives.

You can also contact us at any time for a personal consultation; we are happy to advise you and answer any questions you may have.

Apply now!

Do you meet the requirements and are you ready to start the Modular Executive MBA? Apply now!

After your application has been received, we will send you an email outlining what we need to complete your registration.


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What are the costs?

Your investment for this module is € 7,995. This amount is exempt from VAT and includes access to all of Nyenrode's physical and virtual student facilities.


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