Foundation in Business and Management
Are you eager to tackle complex, social challenges and learn more about sustainability, crisis management, immigration or cyber-security? Then, BSc in Management, Society & Technology may be the right choice for you.
Do you see yourself helping organisations become more innovative, sustainable and successful, either in your own country or internationally? In that case, BSc in International Business Administration may be the right choice for you.
Your Twente Pathway College International Foundation Year will prepare you for success at The University of Twente’s English-taught, top-rated Bachelor’s programmes in Business & Management.
TPC will help you develop attitudes and characteristics you will need to flourish in the unique Dutch and UT higher education method. You will focus on seven core characteristics during your time at TPC. These will underpin your approach to self-reliant learning and stay with you for a lifetime.
Stage 1: International Foundation
The international foundation year consists of the following modules and terms:
- English & Academic skills
- Math for Business & Social Studies
- Management & Organisation
- Research Methods
Stage 2: First Year Degree
You’ll enter University of Twente’s English-taught Bachelor’s programme in International Business Administration or Management, Society & Technology. You’ll familiarise yourself with the international corporate world, with a focus on technology, entrepreneurship and innovation.
You’ll be constantly expanding your international business and communication skills, as many of UT’s students and lecturers are from abroad, and UT frequently has guest lecturers from leading corporations.
Stages 3 & 4: Second and Third Year Degree
Continue to pursue elective modules or spend part of your studies abroad.
Teaching and assessment
Teaching is delivered via a combination of lectures, seminars, and project-based group work (oral and written presentation). Assessment is via individual coursework (oral and written presentation) and examinations. You will be encouraged throughout to undertake independent study to supplement what is being taught/learnt and to broaden your personal knowledge.
A minimum of 55% in all subjects to progress to the University.
If you finish successfully your foundation year in Business and Management, you have guaranteed progression to the BSc International Business Administration and Management, Society & technology.
Understand what you will need to pay for your studies, from your foundation year through to your degree.
See all the important dates for your pathway, including application deadlines, enrolment, and term start dates.
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Twente Pathway College
Located right on the University of Twente campus, Twente Pathway College offers academic pathways that lead to the University of Twente’s globally recognised undergraduate degree programmes.
Choose TPC and you’ll be part of the inspirational learning environment designed to empower, evolve and challenge you on your journey towards the University of Twente (UT).
University of Twente
The University of Twente is a research university ranked within the top 300 worldwide. Its unique interdisciplinary approach, combining technology and engineering with behavioural and social sciences, prepares students for working in teams and creating solutions that people (and society) really need. Upon successful completion of your TPC pathway, you will be guaranteed progression and be prepared to enter the multi-disciplinary learning environment of your UT degree course.
With a vast international community, the ‘all-in-one’ UT campus provides the perfect environment for ambitious students to grow personally and academically.
City of Enschede
With roughly 31,000 students and a wide range of clubs, bars, restaurants and theatres, Enschede is a vibrant and welcoming student city.