Bachelor IBA

International Business Administration careers and subsequent Master's programs

The Bachelor's program in International Business Administration trains you for a career in international business. For example, you could be an advisor or consultant, who knows everything about financial management, marketing, project management and business processes. You will know how to deal with cultural differences in international business. With this Bachelor's degree, you have excellent career perspectives. The professional field is varied, with plenty of opportunities.

Possible jobs International Business Administration 

Most students choose to do a Master's program after obtaining their Bachelor's degree. After completing a Master's program, you will have favorable career prospects with International Business Administration. You could find work at an accountancy firm, companies in food and retail and in the banking world. 

What can you do with an International Business Administration degree?

Because the program is very broad, you can think of a wide range of positions. Some examples of positions are:

  • As a Marketing Manager, you will manage the marketing department at an organization. You will analyze the wishes and needs of target groups, and create marketing to match these. You will create, implement and evaluate marketing strategies.
  • As a Financial Analyst, you will evaluate the financial and economic repercussions of policy, and changes both inside and outside the organization. You will calculate different financial scenarios, and support the financial controller and accountant in writing reports. 

Graduates found work at PwC, ABN-AMRO and Deloitte.

Subsequent Master's programs International Business Administration

After getting your Bachelor's degree, you could start looking for a job, but you will significantly improve your chances by doing a Master's program. With International Business Administration, you have a wide range of Tilburg University Master's programs to choose from. Some Master's programs require you to take certain courses during your Bachelor's program or to follow a Pre-Master's program in order to be admitted. Make sure to check the application and admission page of the Master's program of your choice. With your Bachelor's degree, you will have access to the following Master's programs at Tilburg University:

Students at their graduation ceremony

Career orientation

Student Career Services is happy to help you prepare for your career and supports your transition to the labor market. They are there for you from the moment you embark on your studies, until one year after your graduation.

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