The International Business School Budapest welcomes students from all over the world who want to study business. Currently, they offer various programmes like Bachelor’s, Master’s, PhD and Non-degree programmes to students from over 70 countries in the world. What sets IBS apart is their collaboration with The University of Buckingham which is a true seal of quality. So what’s all the fuss about? We look at the benefits of studying at the International Business School, including some of the top programmes, student life and scholarship opportunities.
What Programmes Can You Study At IBS?
IBS works in cooperation with The University of Buckingham, from where students get a degree after the completion of a programme. This degree, as it is a British one, has many other pros. British universities are known for their research and teaching excellence. Plus, British programmes are shorter which saves you time and money. Also, programmes at IBS are more affordable compared to programmes in the UK or Northern Europe.
IBS is offering students the opportunity to start their programme online for all new BSc applicants in the first year. Plus, the International University Foundation programme will be fully available online from September.
Popular Programmes Include:
MSc in IT for Business Data Analytics
IBS’s new master programme is for students who aim to become IT professionals but want a mix of strong business foundations as well. This revolutionary new programme is made to increase your employability and to train young professionals to occupy junior software developer/business analyst positions. This is a 12-month programme where the tuition fee per semester is EUR 5500.
MSc in International Management
This MSc programme is designed for a diverse mix of international students who want to boost up their career into a managerial position. This one-year full-time programme focuses on cutting-edge areas including Business data analysis, entrepreneurship, corporate communications and cross-cultural management skills. The tuition fees per semester start from EUR 4700.
MBA in Data-Driven Management
This one-of-a-kind MBA programme helps students gain soft skills and essential professional skills. The focus of this programme is on analytical skills, data management and business intelligence. The MBA in Data-Driven Management is a one-year full-time programme which is designed for professionals with 3 to 5 years of work experience. The tuition fees per semester are EUR 6200.
MSc in Human Resource Management
The MSc in Human Resource Management is ranked number 4 in Eastern Europe and aims to blend theory and practice via its programme. This one year course equips graduates to pursue a wide variety of career options in the HR arena, including employee relations, employee development, assessment and recruitment. The tuition fees per semester are EUR 4700.
What Is Student Life Like?
If you want to stay at the school, then you can reside at the on-campus halls of residence which feature en suite rooms. The facility is just 30 minutes from the city centre, perfect for students who want a taste of city life.
There are many clubs and societies at IBS which help students gain a rounded experience packed with hobbies and personal interests. There are clubs to suit all interests including all areas of athletics from football through to cheer dancing, for those looking for something a little different. They also have a Music Club, Environmental Club, Finance Club and even a VADS (Video, Audio, Digital-marketing & Social-media) Club.
How International Is The School?
IBS is a truly international school as the students are from 65-100 different nationalities, which will give you a chance to be part of a truly global environment where you can mingle with students from various other backgrounds.
Plus, you can also take advantage of the peer mentoring programme which is available to every first-year bachelor student. This is great for international students who want to settle in and are looking for a mentor who can show them the ropes of life in Budapest.
Are Scholarships Available?
There are a variety of scholarships that are available to IBS students. They offer scholarships to students for all levels of study.
- IBS Starter Scholarship: This scholarship covers 25% of the first-year tuition fee for applicants for any Buckingham-validated, English-language Bachelor’s programme of IBS. There are certain criteria which have to be met through like age limits, IELTS score etc.
- IBS Academic Scholarship: BSc students who have excellent academic achievement might be eligible for the IBS Academic Scholarship. Here the IBS Foundation will cover part of their semesterly tuition fee for one semester.
- MBA Scholarship: The MBA scholarship offers a 25% discount on the MBA programme fee. However, the applicant must have a GMAT score of at least 650.
- PhD Scholarship: This scholarship is for PhD students who teach on regular modules at IBS. There are many exceptions to this as well.
International Business School Budapest is truly one of the most prestigious institutes in Europe. From the degree award to the groundbreaking student experience offered, this business school is a place where students can guarantee combining a great education and fun extra-curricular. All in one of Europe’s most picturesque and fascinating cities.