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Learning Outcomes

A graduate of the BSc in Business Economics

1. has basic insight into, and academic knowledge of, the different disciplines of business economics;
2. has a good overview of the basic methods, principles and paradigms of the different disciplines within business economics, and is able to apply them to a problem in a learning environment;
3. can communicate with laypeople about a substantiated approach and solution of a management issue in a learning environment;
4. has an problem solving attitude with respect to business economics;
5. has insight into the operation of markets and institutions, into the behavior of consumers and companies, and the functioning of public policy in an open economy and globalized world;
6. can apply micro- and macro-economic concepts and theories on practical cases, is able to autonomously identify, seek, edit and interpret relevant data, and based on this, is able to critically analyze an economic problem;
7. is aware of the merits of rival schools of thought within economics and other human sciences and is aware of theoretical models having limitations;
8. can explain the basic principles of corporate law and fiscal law;
9. can analyze political and social developments, and can relate them to business economic activity;
10. can communicate professionally, in writing and orally, in English;
11. can autonomously consult, analyze and critically interpret scientific literature;
12. can apply, in group and under limited supervision, conventional scientific methods (up to and including the level of econometrics) to answer a research question, and is able to report on this, in writing and orally, in correct methodological terminology;
13. shows enthusiasm for and involvement in conducting scientific research with a critical and value-free research attitude;
14. has knowledge of and insight into the most common methods of scientific research in the domain of business economics;
15. is aware of, understands, and uses up-to-date ICT-applications in the execution of assignments and the reporting of results;
16. has basic knowledge of, and insight into, the structure, functioning and role of information systems and informatics in a management context;
17. has basic programming skills.

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Academic plans

In the context of this programme, the following academic plans are offered:

Startplan Business Economics
Business and Technology
International Business

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