Pre-master in Strategic Business Management and Marketing (SBM)

Aiming for an academic title? This is your chance! The NHTV pre-master's programme SBM grants direct access to academic master's programmes.

NHTV offers all its students the opportunity of attending the academic English-taught pre-master's programme Strategic Business Management and Marketing (SBM) in their last year of study. Successful completion of this track will give you direct access, after NHTV, to various Master of Science programmes in business-related studies in management and marketing at NHTV's partner universities. A few examples are the universities of Maastricht, Tilburg, Brussels (B) and Warwick (UK). This pre-master's programme also links up directly to the academic master in Bachelor of Science Leisure Studies of NHTV. In this way, it will be possible for you to earn an academic master's degree within five years' time or, after having completed a three-year track, even within four years' time.

Interested? Find out more about Strategic Business Management and Marketing.

Study manual

You can find detailed information about planning, courses and projects in the study manual of International Spatial Development (pdf). 

Academic degree in one year

In the fourth year, all NHTV students are offered the chance to study a pre-master's programme in Strategic Business Management and Marketing. This degree enables you to continue with a Master of Science programme at several universities and earn a Master of Science (MSc) degree in one year's time.

Honours tracks

NHTV offers honours tracks for students who wish to take on the challenge of developing their talents even further, in addition to the regular curriculum. Through deepening, broadening and self-reflection, you will take your knowledge, attitude and skills to a higher level.

Every honours track consists of courses, training sessions and project assignments. These are attended alongside the regular bachelor’s programme, which means that they are additional to the regular curriculum.