International Business and Trade Short Programme
Specialisation of the bachelor’s degree Business Management
Do you dream of an international business career?
Follow one of our English taught business programmes.
During your training, you will develop a thorough insight into business economics, with a broad view of the various functions within an organisation. In this programme, you choose between 2 options:
If you have already completed a business related bachelor's programme, we can offer you a tailor-made abridged programme.
Would you like to know more about these programmes? Don’t hesitate to ask the programme coordinator of your study of choice for more information.
- Practice makes perfect
- Personal coaching
- Go International
After this one-year course you will think in business models, know more about the economic make up of different continents and will be able to analyse economic data with ease.
During the first semester you will gain more insight in a broad range of subjects related to international business including finance, management, economics, export, supply chain, ERP and so much more.
The focus in the second semester is largely on real live practice. You will first gain international experience during an internship abroad to complete the programme with a thesis proving that you can carry out independent research in your own area of interest.
Take a look in the programme guide for more details.
Practice makes perfect
Practice makes perfect
In this short programme, you will take all courses in English, together with international students. This will allow you to improve your interpersonal and communication skills, preparing you to operate effectively in the globalised business world of the 21st century.
At Thomas More you can always count on personalised counselling and coaching. Programme manager Jan Wostyn will help you answer all of your questions related to your field of study. All questions about your individual study programme, exemptions or credits can be directed to the study counsellor Kristel Van Leuven. Do you need study advice? Your study coach Christina Hermans is there to guide you.
Through this programme you can gain international experience anywhere in the world. In the past students have done internships in the US, China, Malaysia, South Africa, Brazil, Dubai, France, Germany, Russia, Mexico, ...
Why choose International Business and Trade Short Programme
100% English: Yes you can!
Thomas More has 5 English-taught bachelor degree programmes in order to make our high-quality education accessible for (foreign) students with high ambitions. You can join our English programmes after proving you are reasonably proficient at speaking and writing English (level B2, European Framework).
Internationalization @ Thomas More
Thomas More participates actively in international networks in line with its different study fields. This is an ideal forum for trustworthy partnerships. Sometimes these partnerships are suggested by common partners or via project cooperation. Thomas More aims at partnerships in all Erasmus+ participating countries.
- Finding a job
- Additional studies
Finding a job
Finding a job
After graduation the world will be at your feet. Both SME and multinational companies with international ambitions, are potential employers. With good training in international entrepreneurship some of our students even start their own company. Last year a Thomas More-alumnus won a prize for best start-up of the year.
Consultancy or advisory functions for companies linking investors to different cultures are also within your reach. A few examples of potential employers: Brussels airport, DB Schenker, DHL, Flanders Investment & Trade, CS&A, Chambers of Commerce or P&G.
Additional bachelor degree
- extra specialization within Business Management (in one or two years)
- Additional bachelor’s degree in Tourism and Leisure
- In Belgium or abroad
- Via exchange programme: Business & Trade, Business Administration, Public Management and Policy, Corporate Communication, ...