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(B Hospitality Management), Bachelor’s Degree (4 years), Full-time. Do you enjoy an exciting and dynamic environment? Can you keep your cool even under great pressure? Do empathy and a service-minded attitude come naturally to you? If this describes you and you also happen to enjoy meeting people from all over the world, you will find that the Hospitality Management programme at Hotel Management School NHL Stenden is perfect for you! - Experience being a student at Europe’s largest hotel management school. - Practical work experience up to management level at the Notiz Hotel in Leeuwarden, the Netherlands (a 4-star property). - Various specialisation possibilities: Event Management, Cruise Management, Gastronomy, Food and Beverage Management, Advanced Wine Studies, and much more. - Part of the programme can be done at the NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences locations in South Africa, Bali, Italy, Thailand, or Qatar. - Ten-month paid internship in the final year offers an excellent chance of employment after graduating. - Top rated programme according to the Keuzegids Hbo 2021.
(B Business Adminstration), Bachelor’s Degree (4 years), Full-time. Are you a born leader, eager to learn how companies function and what you can do to keep things running smoothly? Does business appeal to you? Do you see yourself being a vital addition to a company, regardless of the sector or country in which it operates? Your journey starts with Business Administration! - Learn to understand and improve organisations as a manager, leader or consultant. - Expand your horizon with our Grand Tour, and spend part of your study at our campus in Bali or one of our other campuses abroad. - Gain real-world experience: we have strong ties to the field. - Your personal study coach offers you guidance whenever you need it. - Top rated programme according to the Keuzegids Hbo 2021.
Creative Business (Media Management), Bachelor’s Degree (4 years), Full-time. Would you like to get more out of your passion for movies, TV series, or music? Are you interested in all forms of media, from magazines and YouTube to video games and Instagram? Look no further than the bachelor course in Creative Business and become a specialist and future manager in media, entertainment or the creative industries! Creative Business, Media Management was previously offered as Media and Entertainment Management (MEM). - Internship options at prestigious companies like Nintendo, MTV, and Walt Disney. - Enrol in a broad-ranging management course – a gateway to a career in media. - Option to complete part of the programme abroad. - Opportunity to do an internship at your own company. - Learn how to produce and successfully publish media.
B Information Technology, Bachelor’s Degree (4 years), Full-time. If you are interested in security and the Internet of Things, this programme is exactly what you need. With this degree, you may continue in any direction in the field of information and communication technology. The first year enables you to discover your strengths and areas of interest before choosing a specialisation for the second year. This is a practical course based on real-life learning. - The Certified Ethical Hacking minor is unique in Europe. - Excellent job opportunities after graduation. - Our campus in Emmen is known for its personal attention that students receive. - Get to know IT companies in The Netherlands and the opportunity to build up a network. - The opportunity to study with international students from many different countries, which gives an extra dimension to the learning experience. - After graduation, you are a highly sought-after IT professional, who can work anywhere in the world.
(B International Business), Bachelor’s Degree (4 years), Full-time. Are you fascinated by different cultures and the world of business? Would you like to find out how companies operate and what you can do to become a valuable addition to any corporation? Do you see yourself contributing to the international goals of organisations? Then International Business is the study programme for you! The world is becoming increasingly globalised and requires employees to have a strong business sense and intercultural skills. In this course, you will learn to bridge the gap between cultures and to realise a companies’ international ambitions. Businesses world-wide are eager to sign people with this skillset, which you will acquire ! - Top rated programme according to the Keuzegids Hbo 2021 en 2020 (location Emmen). - Top 3 programme of this kind according to the Keuzegids Hbo 2021 (location Leeuwarden). - Benefit from our vast international network of partner universities (of applied sciences). - Study in an international environment. - You will follow a practical course, so that you can immediately put your knowledge intro action - Receive personal attention in small study groups.
(B Logistics Management (Economics), Bachelor’s Degree (4 years), Full-time. Would you like to organize, solve problems and make decisions? Do you want to contribute to the achievement of sustainable development goals? Do you enjoy working in groups and are you looking for a hands-on programme? If your answer is 'yes', International Logistics Management may be exactly the programme you are looking for! - Excellent job prospects worldwide in companies of all sizes. - Focus on sustainable supply chain management. You will learn to design supply chains which contributes to the achievement of sustainable development goals. - Internships in companies such as Amazon, Nike, Zalando, Volkswagen, BMW, Audi, Porsche, Ikea, DB Schenker, Lufthansa, Unilever and PepsiCo. - Study in Emmen, the city that inspired the creation of Bluetooth technology. - Learn all about purchasing, inventory management, warehousing, production, planning and scheduling, transport and supply chain management. - Best International Logistics Management programme according to Keuzegids Hbo 2021. What to expect? Current supply chains are based on an approach to take, make and dispose products. This leads to the depletion of natural resources (materials, water and energy). In order to sustain our economic growth, supply chains will have to move away from this approach and adopt the circular economy. In the circular economy, purchasing, production and distribution requires less resources, products are made to last and can easily be reused. This requires a new design of supply chains which aim for People, Planet, Profit: social equity, less environmental impact and profitable business. International Logistics Management by NHL Stenden is the only programme in Holland which is certified to focus specifically on sustainable supply chain management. The programme covers all areas of the supply chain: from purchasing, to inventory management, warehousing, production, planning and scheduling, and transport. Subsequently, these areas are interconnected via the course of supply chain management. In every course, the possible contribution of the specific area to sustainable performance of the supply chain is a key topic. Moreover, the programme pays attention to relevant themes within the supply chain profession: risk management, lean six sigma, international logistics, e-commerce, innovation, change management and information technology.
(B International Teacher Education for Primary Schools (ITEps), Bachelor’s Degree (4 years), Full-time. Do you enjoy working with children? Do you like to lead by example and to contribute to children’s education? Does the idea of working with children of different nationalities and experiencing other cultures appeal to you? In that case, enrolling in International Teacher Education for Primary Schools (ITEps) may be the smartest career choice you will ever make! - Outstanding job prospects, with the demand for primary teachers at international schools worldwide set to increase from 2016. - You will be trained to teach at international schools throughout the world. - Perfectly prepared for a competitive job market. - Classes with a high level of personal attention. - Extensive teaching experience in the Netherlands, Europe and beyond.
Bachelor’s Degree (4 years), Full-time. Would you like to study in an international environment? Would you be happy to work with young people in schools across the world? If so, teaching at international secondary schools may suit you. International Teacher Education for Secondary Schools (ITESS) prepares you for a meaningful job and for an adventurous career in the rapidly growing world of international schools. - Unique, four-year programme aimed specifically at international education. - Grow into a qualified and world-wise teacher, ready to work at various types of international secondary schools. - Great job prospects in a rapidly expanding field. - Teaching practice at international schools in the Netherlands, Europe and beyond. - One semester (half a year) of study at a partner university outside the Netherlands. ITESS offers five main subject fields and expects to add new subject fields in the coming years. - Mathematics - Social Studies: History - English - Geography - Science
(B Leisure & Events Management), Bachelor’s Degree (4 years), Full-time. Are you fascinated by the inner workings of the multi-billion-euro leisure industry and would you rather be running Disney World than visiting Cinderella Castle? If you are curious, enterprising, creative, a born organiser and ambitious as well you are exactly the sort of student who will thrive in our Leisure and Events Management programme. - Option to specialise in Events, Sports or Art and Culture. - You will study at the number one, publicly funded Leisure & Events Management programme in the Netherlands according to Keuzegids (studyguide) HBO 2021. - You will work on real-world projects from the field: developing meaningful leisure products or services for companies such as DGTL Festival (events), Oerol (arts and culture) and TT-Assen(sports). - In the third year go can choose to study abroad either by going on Grand Tour to one of our campuses in South Africa, Thailand, Bali or Qatar, or by participating in the exchange programme at one of our many Exchange partners. - Receive two certificates in addition to your bachelor’s degree: Event Design Canvas Level 1 and IDEA (Independent Dutch Event Association) - The programme is closely linked to NHL Stendens well renowned, European Tourism Futures Insitute(ETFI). ETFI is the specialist in future studies and scenario planning for leisure and tourism.
B Marketing Management, Bachelor’s Degree (4 years), Full-time. Are you interested in the latest digital and online trends and do you know how to convince others? Do you have a talent for language and are you curious about peoples’ behaviour? If your answer is a resounding ‘yes!’, then this English-taught course is your ticket to an exciting career in marketing! - Top 3 programme of its kind according to Keuzegids Hbo 2021. - Learn everything about the latest digital marketing trends and developments. - Discover the intricacies of consumer behaviour and how to adapt your strategies as needed. - Learn to work in campaign and projects teams like professional marketers. - Apply your newfound knowledge to tackle interesting real-life cases and projects. - Option to complete part of your programme abroad.
(B Tourism Management), Bachelor’s Degree (4 years), Full-time. Do you have an interest in tourism that extends beyond sunshine, beaches and palm trees? Are you creative and communicative, with a passion for foreign cultures? Do you like to get things done and see projects through from start to finish? If your answer is ‘yes’, Tourism Management could be just the course you are looking for! - Earn your bachelor’s degree in just 3 years – followed by a 1-year master’s degree (optional). - Strong focus on sustainable tourism - You will work on real-life cases for partners from the industry. - In the third year go can choose to study abroad either by going on Grand Tour to one of our campuses in South Africa, Thailand, Bali or Qatar, or by participating in the exchange programme at one of our many Exchange partners. - Complete your course with a 7-month international internship. - The programme is closely linked to the European Tourism Future Institute (ETFI) of NHL Stenden. ETFI is the specialist in future studies and scenario planning for leisure and tourism.
M Content & Media Strategy, Master’s Degree, Full-time. Would you like to learn how media content can contribute to organisations and their stakeholders? Are you interested in developing content and media strategies that help organisations to achieve their communication goals in a meaningful way? Do you want to earn a master’s degree while doing so? This course allows you to do just that! - The only master programme with a focus on content and media strategies. - The programme is developed in collaboration with the industry. - A motivated core team of lecturers with extensive experience in teaching and practice. - The programme was developed based on design based education principles. - Government-funded, annual tuition fee. - Embedded in the strong educational infrastructure of NHL Stenden. Developments in digital media and the ensuing changes in consumer behaviour compel organisations to engage in a dialogue with their internal and external stakeholders. Traditional theories and applications of communication no longer suffice. That is why organisations are focusing strongly on the creation and distribution of media content in achieving their goals. This has led to an increasing need for professionals with a background in media management and communication at master’s level, who can develop and convey insights into the area of content and media strategies. Content and media strategists are analytical professionals who contribute to organisational goals by strategically using media content.
M International Hospitality and Service Management, Master’s Degree, Full-time. Do you have a service-minded attitude and are you critical and curious? Do you always have the customer's interest in mind? Are you looking for the best possible preparation for a successful career in the hospitality industry? Then you will find that this master's degree in International Hospitality and Service Management is perfect for you! - Study outcomes aligned with the World Forum’s list of Top skills of 2025. - Highly international programme with students and staff from diverse backgrounds. - Close connection with the industry through projects and collaborations, as well as practical backgrounds of lecturers. - Awarded with highest rating by the Dutch Flemish Accreditation Organization. - Supportive environment of NHL Stenden and especially in the thesis process. - High degrees of individual freedom with project, assignment and thesis topics, as well as with Elective offers.
(M International Leisure, Tourism and Events Management), Master’s Degree, Full-time. Are you interested in developing sustainable leisure concepts from an economic and management perspective? This programme allows you to do just that. - Triple good rating by the Dutch-Flemish Accreditation Organization (NVAO), which makes this programme one of the best in its field. - Combine academic and applied research and benefit from a strong link with the industry through active involvement in real research projects as part of the European Tourism - Futures Institute (ETFI). - Learn how to work with scenario planning, an essential skill for leisure and tourism managers.
M Computer Vision & Data Science, Master’s Degree, Full-time. Are you interested in automating visual inspections with artificial intelligence and do you have a Bachelor's degree in ICT, Applied Mathematics, Engineering or other related technical field? Then start with the in-depth master's programme Computer Vision & Data Science and earn your master's degree in one year. During your studies, you will specialise in applied research in the fields of deep learning and computer vision.