Science and Business Management, M.Sc. in Netherlands 2019

Utrecht University

Study in:Netherlands
Deadline: 1 April 2019


Students chose the Master’s program Science and Business Management delivered by Utrecht University as the best program in the field in the yearly review ‘Beste studies’ by Elsevier.Companies and institutions need professionals with the skills to manage and market knowledge-intensive products, as well as professionals with a solid understanding of the scientific principles underlying products and processes.


Students with an MSc in Science and Business Management will be highly qualified for research and management positions in an applied environment. Innovative companies with knowledge-intensive products are a key job market for these students. However, there are also opportunities for management positions in consultancy firms, government organizations, and other institutions.

Graduates of the Master’s program in Science and Business Management are working at:

  • Consultancy firms (CapGemini, McKinsey, Boston
  • Consulting Group, PwC, Accenture, Berenschot);
  • Financial institutions (ABN AMRO, Rabobank, Kempen & Co);
  • Governments (Ministry of Economic Affairs);
  • Chemical and pharmaceutical companies (Roche, AkzoNobel, DSM, AbbVie, Johnson & Johnson);
  • Fast moving Consumer Goods companies (L’Oréal, Unilever, Procter and Gamble);
  • PhD’s at Universities.

Program Structure

Courses included:

  • Economics
  • Organization & Strategic Management
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Financial Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Business Support Activities

Academic Requirements

  • A relevant bachelor degree. Bachelor programs that most likely meet the requirements are: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Computer science, Biomedical Sciences, Natural sciences, Life sciences or other relevant science program.
  • Relevant knowledge, insight and skills: Basic knowledge in the field of Life- or Natural sciences (minimum level 1 bachelor) and in depth knowledge, insight, and mastery of methods and techniques in Biology, Chemistry, Pharmaceutical sciences, Physics, Mathematics, or Computer science (level 3 bachelor)
  • High overall score (GPA, average grade, grading tables) and high grades for relevant courses.
  • High level of academic competences.
  • Personal competences.


Scholarships, fellowships, and grants offered by Utrecht University, the Dutch government, and other organisations can help fund your studies at the university. Please note that the scholarship options for programs starting in February are limited. You can begin your search for funding by reviewing the list below, which contains some of the scholarships and loans available to international students.

  • Utrecht Excellence Scholarships
  • Holland Scholarship
  • Canadian student loans
  • Fulbright / NAF
  • US Federal Loans
  • Orange Tulip Scholarship
  • Erasmus+ Master loans

Detailed Program Facts


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