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If you’re a graduate who wants to gain vital and hands-on insights into how a company should be run, our Masters in General Management is perfect for you. You’ll live and learn the cutting-edge knowledge, skills and specialist principles that are in high demand today. And you’ll gain a blend of theoretical insight and practical business experience that will allow you to leap to the top of recruiters’ lists.
Our Masters in General Management programme runs full-time from early September until the end of June - entailing 60 ECTS credits. Classes take place from 9am to 5.30pm and are a dynamic mix of working on real-life business cases, class interaction, company visits and group exercises.
Our active learning approach involves many assignments in small teams and thus requires mandatory attendance, 100% motivation, and the willingness to work hard.
Through a diverse choice of electives and bootcamps, you can customise your curriculum to align with your personal and professional goals.
At Vlerick, our unique approach blends action learning and personal development.
From theory to practice:
Highlights of the programme include:
Leap from student to professional with:
Highlights of the programme include:
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employed within three months after graduation
employed before graduation
different industry sectors recruiting graduates
Here’s a snapshot of our MGM alumni success in the job market:
Take a look at where our Masters in General Management graduates are working:
Define your career goals and align them with the jobs market with the help of:
Then you’re a perfect fit for a Masters in General Management at Vlerick. We welcome an incredibly diverse group of students – and you’ll soon discover that it’s not so much your background that counts at Vlerick but where you’re headed.
Our recent cohort for the Masters in General Management looked like this:
Start date: 1 September 2023
Duration: 10 months (from September until June)
Application deadline non-EU citizens: 30 April 2023
The tuition fee for this Masters programme is €18,000.
The fee does not include the cost of travelling abroad during the Berlin trip, visa costs, living expenses or costs related to any optional modules abroad that you take as part of your programme.
Joining a Vlerick programme can be a significant financial investment. But there are many financing options available to help towards your tuition fees – and we’re here to help you explore what types of support you might be eligible for. Each year, we offer a few full scholarships and several partial scholarships. Make sure to apply before February in order to be considered for a full scholarship.
If you’re planning to apply for a scholarship, make sure you apply early. Please check the application form for full conditions.
You could also consider getting a loan to cover your programme fees.
You can choose to pay your tuition fees in three separate instalments in November, February and April.
If you want to pay by instalments, you need to sign a contract and pay an admin fee of €250.
There are four steps to applying for a Masters programme at Vlerick:
What you need:
Our Masters programmes are designed for young graduates, with an average age of 23 and little-to-no professional experience. If you have questions about your eligibility, please contact our admissions team.
We process applications on a rolling basis from October, for the following September intake.
Complete your personal details and upload all necessary documents to our application tool. If you don’t need a visa to study in Belgium, you have until June to apply. However, we advise early application as we allocate places on a first come, first served basis. If you do need a visa to study in Belgium, we recommend you apply by the end of April for the September intake.
There are three elements in your admissions test:
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We’ll let you know within a week of your interview whether you’ve been admitted. You can request feedback on your application, whatever the outcome. Once you’ve been admitted, you can go ahead and register.
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Senor IT Business Analyst, Glen Dimplex Heating & Ventilation
"Vlerick’s Masters in General Management caught my attention because of its short duration, reasonable tuition and clear communication with staff. I learned a lot of useful things, made great contacts and refuelled my confidence to keep going after my dreams."
Energy & Performance Coordinator, INEOS
"Vlerick really wants to make the content as action-oriented as possible, while still preserving an academic standard. Including real business cases and assignments in the programme and having the opportunity to work on an In-Company Project, instead of a purely theoretical masters dissertation are clear examples of this. Vlerick also has a strong network of alumni which can really catalyse your career."
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