International Business and Management

International Business Studies

Business Administration

These are all different names for the same studie. A studie that prepares you for a business management position in business.

The broad management programme also gives the opportunity to specialize in the second academic year. The programme is build on BTEC units: an internationally recognised, offered and valued education system. The Bachelor’s degree is awarded by the University of Essex.

Programma build up

The Kronenburgh Bachelor International Business and Management programme is built on the International higher education qualification system:

  • (1) BTEC Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Business (HNC)
  • (2) BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Business (HND)
  • (3) TOP-up programma: Bachelor in Business BA(Hons

In the HNC year, every student takes the same programme. The different management areas are programmed. The student is broadly educated in business.

In the HND year there are also standard units for all students, but there are also specialization units, for example, Business and Management, Operations, Law, HRM, Marketing, Accounting and Finance. This specialization is also stated on the HND diploma that the student obtains.

In the last academic period, there is again a standard program for all students.

Legal Residency in The Hague at Kronenburgh International Business School
Student housing in The Hague near Kronenburgh International Business School

What makes this program so special?

– Internationally recognized BTEC4-5 HNC/HND + Top-up program: Fast-track;
– International Business and Management program with specialization;
– Studying top-up full-time at a foreign university (1 year) or in part-time at Kronenburgh (1.5 years);
– Company internships (Putting theory into practice: CV-building);
– Each step HNC > HND > Top-up is awarded with a certificate, diploma or degree;
– Average groups of 15 students with positive ambition;
– Access for students from all countries of the European Union (EU);
– Good balance theory and practice: morning: tutorials, afternoon: practicum;
– Lecturers who work professionally in practice;
– Make assignments under the supervision of a teacher during the practical;
– In English: the best preparation for international university studies and/or working within international companies.

How Nuffic values the BTEC programmes

Nuffic is the European organisation that compares the education systems in the different European Countries, see To do this, the European Qualification Framework EQF was developed. The BTEC system is internationally recognised by Nuffic.

Programme BTEC level EQF level Dutch education
Extended Diploma 3 4 MBO4
HNC 4 5 Associate (HBO2 / WO1)
HND 5 5 HBO3 / WO 2
Top-up 6 6 Bachelor HBO4 / WO3

See here for more information about the Nuffic comparison of diploma’s and certifications.

Student Corps in The Hague near Kronenburgh International Business School