As one of the best business schools in Europe, TBS Business School promotes academic excellence through a highly selective admission process. If you are thinking about applying for our Master in Management, here is how our application process works.
Please check the details below and if you are unsure about what is being required, do not hesitate to contact us.
Is it right for me?
Before applying for our business management studies, please check the admission requirements listed below. Competition for places is very high and the typical admission requirements may not be sufficient to secure your place.
- Be ≤ 27 years old on the Masters in Management start date.
- Hold or be likely to hold a bachelor’s degree certificate from a non-French university (minimum 180 ECTS).*
*If you are likely to have obtained such a qualification before the beginning of the master program, you are also eligible to apply.
Proficiency in English
In order to prove your level of English, you need to meet one of the following requirements:
- English native speakers: Scanned copy of your passport
- Bachelor’s degree fully taught in English: A letter from your university proving this.
- Non-native speakers:
- TBS English test: B2
- TOEFL IBT: ≥ 72
- IELTS: ≥ 6
- TOEIC: ≥ 720
- Cambridge test: B2
How to apply?
Before applying for our business management studies, please check carefully the admission process steps listed below.
1. Start your online application
Our Master in Management application form is made up of different steps, which you can complete at your convenience.
You do not have to complete the steps at the same time. However, it is essential that you complete all the steps in order for your application to be considered.
2. Upload the required application documents
- Scanned copy of your bachelor’s degree certificate (written in English or Spanish)*
- Scanned copy of the academic transcript from your bachelor’s degree (written in English or Spanish)
- Motivation letter (written in English)
- Official proof of English level**
- Scanned copy of your passport or ID card
- Photo (in .JPG format)
- CV (written in English)
*If you are in the final year of your undergraduate degree, you will need to upload a letter from your university confirming this.
**You do not have to provide proof of your English level, if English is your mother tongue or if you studied your bachelor’s degree fully in English.
3. Pay the application fee
You will need to pay the application fee (100 €) in order to complete your online application. You can pay it via credit card or bank transfer.
4. Academic assessment
The academic assessment will be based on one of the following methods:
- Academic profile or
- Admission test
You will be able to select the assessment method (Academic profile or Admission test) that better suits your convenience. However, once the Admissions Committee has evaluated your assessment, you will not be able to change the method selected.
If you select this evaluation method, we will assess the full academic transcript of your bachelor’s degree as well as your global GPA (if available).
If you are currently in the last year of your bachelor’s degree, you must provide your academic transcript including all your grades until now (latest version).
If you select this evaluation method, you will be able to choose between taking one of the following tests:
5. Have an admission interview
6. Wait to be notified the admission resolution
You will be notified of the admission decision by email during the Decision week assigned for your admission round.
When to apply
The admission process for the TBS master programs operates by admission rounds with specific deadlines throughout the academic year 2020-2021.
As this program is highly competitive, early application is advised. Please check out the admission rounds calendar to find the most convenient application deadline for you.
|ROUNDS||APPLICATION DEADLINE*||ADMISSION RESOLUTION**|
|1||30 October||13 November|
|2||27 November||11 December|
|3||31 December||15 January|
|4||29 January||12 February|
|5||26 February||12 March|
|6||26 March||9 April|
|7||23 April||7 May|
|8||21 May||4 June|
|9||11 June||28 June|
|10||2 July||16 July|
|11||23 July||30 July|
*Application deadline: You must complete your application before the relevant deadline, otherwise your application will be rolled over to the next round.
**Decision week: You will be notified of the admission decision by email this week.
More information on the Master in Management
If you want to learn more about our Master in Management, do not miss out on our online information session!
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