Pre-Master Programme

Course Details
Course Name

Pre-Master Programme

Course Type

Pre-Master - always in combination with WUAS Master Programme

Course Sector


Course Duration

6 months (3 Blocks)


60 EU EC

Entry Points Per Year

6 x entry per year possible

Next Starting Date(s)

5 October 2020

Degree or Qualification




Tuition Fee

Complete: €4,000 (only in combination with a WUAS Master)

Scholarship Award

N/A (included)


This premaster programme is designed specifically for students who have completed a bachelor however are not yet qualified to start their master at Wittenborg

Pre Master at Wittenborg University of Applied SciencesThis is often the case when students have not studied a bachelor in the domain of economic’s management or hospitality and tourism or who have followed the bachelor programme that does not conclude with a research paper or a dissertation.

These students will be advised to take a pre-master programme before starting the full bachelor programme.

All students who to prepare their research skills before starting their master are welcome to follow this 6 month pre-master programme.

The programme looks at strategic management and economics and has a strong component of research methodology. The premaster lasts for six months which is made up of three blocks. Students who successfully complete the program can stream directly into their chosen master program.

The premaster starts six times a year so you do not have to wait until the next academic year to begin your program. All Wittenborg Master programmes also start six times a year with what is called a carousel entry system.

Course Content

  • International Labour Relations (5 EC)
  • Advanced Corporate Strategy (5 EC)
  • Strategic Marketing (5 EC)
  • Research Methodology & Quantitative Methods (5 EC)
  • Research Methods and Business Ethics (5 EC)
  • Introduction to Macro & Micro Economics (5 EC)

Entry Requirements

pre-master always in combination with a Wittenborg master:

An important entry requirements for Wittenborg premaster programme is that students must have been excepted to their chosen master degree programm at Wittenborg.

This means that the master program can only be followed in combination with either the Master of Business Management pathways (see below for details) or the joint degree programs with the University of Brighton in the areas of hospitality, tourism, events and sports business management.

It is for students who have:

  • No directly relevant bachelor's degree; or
  • No research component in their previous studies;

English Language Proficiency:

  • IELTS score of a 6 or higher (or the equivalent of another acceptable certificate). Note: if your IELTS score is between a 5.5 and a 6, we recommend you to follow the English Language Preparation Programme (Prep Course) at Wittenborg University.

The above does not apply to: students who have completed a bachelor's programme taught in English, or come from countries where English is an official language.

Which Master Programmes?

The pre-master is specifically aimed at preparing students for:

School of BusinessSchool of Hospitality & Tourism*

*A double degree with the University of Brighton is possible in the 4 School of Hospitality & Tourism master’s programmes

The joint programmes that are fully taught in Apeldoorn with the University of Brighton are: MSc International Hospitality ManagementMSc International Tourism ManagementMSc International Event Management and MSc Sports Business Management

Students can opt to follow these MSc programmes as part of a double degree with Wittenborg's own Master of Business Management programmes.

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If you would like to start your application online, just fill in the form at the link above. You can download application documents and upload scanned copies into the form. Alternatively you can send all your application documents by Email to Ms Florian Oosterberg at