A masters is the first level of graduate coursework and can be obtained after you receive a bachelor’s degree. Earning a masters usually requires two years of full-time study, which amounts to 36 to 54 semester credits.
Entrepreneurship is the ability and willingness to develop a business despite any risks involved with the goal of earning a profit. A program in entrepreneurship is excellent for those looking to start a business and to learn to develop and run an enterprise.
The Netherlands is a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, consisting of twelve provinces in North-West Europe and three islands in the Caribbean. English speaking students will have no problems finding suitable courses. For international students applying to universities in the Netherlands, several scholarships are available.
Master's in Entrepreneurship in the Netherlands
The Master's program in Entrepreneurship is a joint degree program of the University of Amsterdam and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. [+]
There is increasing recognition of the fact that small and young ventures account for economic growth, and that entrepreneurship can be an important source of innovation. In the Entrepreneurship specialization, we see entrepreneurship as the processes of creating and exploiting opportunities by means of novel combinations of resources leading to new (social, societal and economic) value. Creativity plays a key role in these processes. We study entrepreneurial processes in all contexts where they occur: in new firms as well as existing ones (both small and large), and in institutional contexts. You will learn to appreciate the complexity and the challenges associated with the highly rewarding entrepreneurial activities in all kinds of firms and institutions and even beyond: entrepreneurship as a lifestyle.... [-]
The Master’s program offers the ideal opportunity to specialize in this fascinating area of research where a wide range of disciplines meets. [+]
Master in Management, Policy Analysis, and Entrepreneurship in the Health and Life Sciences (MPA)
New biomedical innovations in a world that is becoming ever more complex give rise to a wide range of ethical, legal and social questions and dilemmas. Is the new whooping-cough vaccine better than the old one? How can we control Q fever?How should we implement notions of patient-centered care? What will be the impact of developments in genomics on basic health insurance? Providing the best possible answers to these questions calls for cooperation between several disciplines and actors in society, from government, industry and social institutions to consumers and patients. The Master’s program offers the ideal opportunity to specialize in this fascinating area of research where a wide range of disciplines meet.... [-]