Pre-Master's Programme

Course Details
Course Name

Pre-Master's Programme

Course Type

Pre-Master's - always in combination with WUAS Master's Programme

Course Sector


Course Duration

6 months (3 Blocks)


Equivalent to 30 ECs

Entry Points Per Year

6 x entry per year possible

Next Starting Date(s)

20 May 2024, 26 August 2024, 14 October 2024

Degree or Qualification

N/A (Entry into main MSc / MBM programme)



Tuition Fee

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

Scholarship Award

N/A (included)


This pre-master's programme is designed specifically for students who have completed a bachelor's degree but are not yet qualified to start their master's at Wittenborg.

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

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

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

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

The pre-master's starts six times a year, so you do not have to wait until the next academic year to begin your programme. All Wittenborg master's programmes also start six times a year in 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's always in combination with a Wittenborg master's:

An important entry requirement for the Wittenborg Pre-master's programme is that students must have been accepted on their chosen master's degree programme at Wittenborg.

This means that the master's programme can only be followed in combination with either the Master of Business Management specialisations.

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

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.

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Feel free to connect with our Admissions Team by calling our office line +31 (0)88 667 266 or our mobile phone number +31 (0)628 364 624.

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If you which to directly start you application online, then please follow the steps on this page and complete the form. All necessary application documents can be downloaded on the same page, and scanned copies can easily be uploaded before submitting the form. Alternatively, you can also send your application documents by email to