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International Foundation One Year (M&S Sciences)

The International Foundation One Year programme in Management & Social Sciences  prepares you for successfully completing a variety of degree programmes in Management & Social Sciences at THUAS. These programmes include business, banking, and behavioural and social sciences.

 

The programme consists of three terms. This programme will help you to improve your English and academic skills. It will also enable you to adjust smoothly to a new academic and living environment.

 

The Hague Pathway College is open for on campus teaching since September 2020.

Programme overview

Stage 1: International Foundation

The international foundation year consists of the following modules and terms: 

MODULE 1 – ENGLISH & ACADEMIC SKILLS

TERM 1

EC

TERM 2

EC

TERM 3

EC

English & Academic skills

10

English & Academic skills

10

English & Academic skills

10

MODULE 2 – MANAGEMENT & SOCIAL SCIENCES

TERM 1

EC

TERM 2

EC

TERM 3

EC

- Math for Business & Social Studies

- Project/ assignment

10

- Math for Business & Social Studies

- Management & Organisation 

- Project/ assignment

10

- Math for Business & Social Studies

- Communication 

- Project/ assignment

10

The programme corresponds to 60 EC. Normally, this is equivalent to a total workload of 1,500–1,800 hours.
THPC also offers Dutch classes with main focus on the Dutch language and culture. The course helps the students to settle and feel more integrated into Dutch society.This course is optional and students will not obtain any EC by following it.

Stage 2: First Year Degree

Upon successful completion of the Foundation Year, you may enter the English-taught Bachelor’s programme at THUAS in your chosen degree.

Stages 3 and 4: Second and Third Year Degree

In Stages 3 and 4, you continue to gain knowledge and practical skills in coursework and elective modules in order to successfully complete your degree. The lectures and workshops will provide you with in-depth knowledge as well as with experience in working in a global team. You’ll also get to put your knowledge into action during a semester-long internship at an international company in the Netherlands or abroad.

 

THUAS Bachelor's Degree Programmes

The above pathway leads to the following degree programmes at The Hague University of Applied Sciences. Click below to learn more.

International Business (BBA)
International Financial Management and Control (BSc, official name: Finance & Control)
European Studies (BA)
International Communication Management (BA, official name: Communication)
International Sport Management (BA, official name: Sport Studies)
User Experience Design (BSc, official name: Communication & Multimedia Design)

Entry Requirements & Important dates

 International Foundation One Year programme in Management & Social Sciences 

Duration
September - June
Application deadline
15 July*
Visa & Payment deadline
1 August*
General English Language Requirements
IELTS 5.0 overall, 5.0 in writing and no other scores below 4.5**
Academic Entry Requirements More information can be found here.

 *For early application information which applies to candidates from specific countries please consult important dates webpage.

**For exceptions and alternative diplomas please consult our admission requirements webpage.

 

Tuition fees

The International One Year Foundation Programme costs €12,500. A complete overview of the tuition fees can be found here.

 

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