Bachelor's programs Tilburg University
Find out whether our specialized international Bachelor's programs match your ambitions for your future career.
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BSc Global Management of Social Issues3 years English Starts end of August
The Bachelor's program in Global Management of Social Issues integrates knowledge from three academic fields in the social sciences: human resource studies, organization studies, and sociology, from a cross-cultural and international comparative perspective. You will learn to approach complex societal challenges in an international context from an organizational and management perspective (‘Organizing for Wicked Problems'). You will for example learn how to run projects and to compose teams of experts that work on complex social issues also called ‘wicked problems’.
BSc Communicatie- en Informatiewetenschappen (in Dutch)3 years Dutch Starts end of August
In the Dutch-taught program Communicatie- en Informatiewetenschappen you study how people process information in different contexts. You learn how to analyze communication and information issues, such as: how can an organization use social media to achieve a good marketing result? Or: which tone of voice in a health-app works best to improve a person’s lifestyle? You can opt for a broad bachelor’s degree or choose one of the specializations.
BSc Bedrijfseconomie (in Dutch)3 years Dutch Starts end of August
In the Dutch-taught bachelor’s program Bedrijfseconomie you study companies, their environment and how these two influence each other. Companies are the foundation of the Dutch economy. Immerse yourself in the four core pillars of a company: accounting, finance, management and marketing.
BSc Human Resource Studies: People Management3 years English Starts end of August
In the Bachelor Human Resources Studies: People Management, you will study the human side of business (people management). You will focus on the performance and efficiency of organizations as well as the well-being of their employees. People, work and management issues are approached from different disciplinary perspectives: psychology, sociology, economics and management studies.
BSc Organisatiewetenschappen (in Dutch)3 years Dutch Starts end of August
In the Dutch-taught bachelor’s program Organisatiewetenschappen you develop insight into the human side of business: cooperation within and between organizations is in fact human work. You will learn everything about organizing, managing and changing organizations.
BA Theologie (in Dutch)3 years Dutch Starts end of August
The Dutch-taught Bachelor's program Theology is a broad and multifaceted study in which you learn a lot about people, society and the Christian faith. You learn the source languages Greek, Hebrew and Latin to read texts in the source language. You can also follow this program part-time. Study Theology in Dutch in Utrecht or in English in Tilburg.
BSc Economie en Bedrijfseconomie (in Dutch)3 years Dutch Starts end of August
In the Dutch-taught bachelor’s program Economie en Bedrijfseconomie you will analyze current issues from different economic perspectives. You will learn to see opportunities by looking at the economy as a whole, the government perspective ánd a business point of view. After the first year you can specialize in Financial Management, Commercial Management or Economics and Society.
BSc International Sociology3 years English Starts end of August
The Bachelor's program in International Sociology focuses on the dynamics between man and society. You study social themes such as migration, poverty and inequality, and cultural differences, while connecting these themes to politics and policy. Depending on your ambitions and interests, in your second year you make a choice of two specializations: 'Culture in comparative perspective' or 'Social risks in a changing world'.
BSc Personeelwetenschappen (in Dutch)3 years Dutch Starts end of August
In the Dutch-taught Bachelor's program in Personeelwetenschappen the balance between business results and the interests of workers is central: you learn to investigate, study and discuss this in a coherent way. You will deepen your knowledge in various disciplines, such as psychology, sociology, economics, law and management sciences: crucial to understand the different facets of the employment relationship.
BSc Sociologie (in Dutch)3 years Dutch Starts end of August
De bachelor Sociologie gaat over de dynamiek tussen mens en samenleving. Je verdiept je in maatschappelijke thema’s zoals migratie, armoede en ongelijkheid, en culturele verschillen, waarbij je de link legt naar politiek en beleid. Je kunt je vanaf het tweede jaar specialiseren op het gebied van grootstedelijke vraagstukken, cultuur of sociale risico’s.
BSc Bestuurskunde (in Dutch)3 years Dutch Starts end of August
In the Dutch-taught Bachelor-program Bestuurskunde (Public Administration) you learn to think critically about the approach of current issues by the government and other public organizations. You will be trained as a bridge builder who works closely with various specialists (lawyers, economists and organizational experts) on issues such as quality of life in neighborhoods, integration and the organization of the police.
BA Filosofie (in Dutch)3 years Dutch Starts end of August
In the Dutch-taught program Filosofie you delve into significant questions about society, science and culture. You learn to question issues in a systematic and critical manner. You develop your skills in the art of debating, analyzing texts and writing strong arguments. You can also become acquainted with other disciplines such as Politics, Economics, Culture Studies, Psychology or Law.
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