Modular Executive MBA - Thesis

after completing the other modules
12 months
8-10 hours per week
€ 9,345 (VAT free).

What can you expect?

You round up your complete Modular MBA program by writing a thesis. 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.

    • The content of the thesis paper is relevant to your daily work
    • Personal guidance
    • Modular program design

    You may start this module once you have 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.

    What are you going to do?

    The Modular Executive 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 and verifying your research question
    • conducting your research and writing your thesis
    • presenting and defending your thesis

    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 specialization modules, six core 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 via +31 346 291 001 or

    Admission and application

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

    • to have 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.

    What are the costs?

    Your investment for this module is € 8.495,-. This amount is exempt from VAT and includes access to all of Nyenrode's physical and virtual student facilities as well as food and drink on course days. Hotel accommodations are not included in the price and can be booked separately.


    The costs of this module are tax deductible.

    All amounts and terms are indicative (excluding additional costs, unless otherwise stated) and subject to periodic changes.