DEGREE PROGRAMME IN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS, HELSINKI
Bachelor of business administration
Credits: 201 ects
Campus: Helsinki, Pasila
Application period from 7 to 20 January 2021 at 15.00 (UTC/GMT +2)
- Online Entrance Examination on 2 February 2021 and 15-19 February 2021
- Application period with SAT scores from 23 January to 8 April 2020 at 15.00 (UTC/GMT +2)
The International Business programme offers a great base for those wanting to build a career in global business. Students will acquire both generic and specialized skills needed in expert and managerial positions as well as entrepreneurs.
The core studies provide a comprehensive introduction to business operations in an international setting such as marketing and sales, accounting and finance, human resource management, international trade, project management, supply chain management, data analysis, business law and economics.
The specialisation major and minor studies offered are:
- Customer Relationship Management and Communication
- Financial Management
- Human Resource Management
- Supply Chain Management
The specialisation studies (50 ECTS) can consist of 30–50 ECTS credits of major and 0–20 cr of minor studies. Additionally, the final thesis is written in the area of the major. The minor studies can be a combination of many specialisations. Some of the courses are offered as evening or virtual studies. The major studies begin in semester 3 or 4 and the offering depends on the students’ choices, typically 3–4 of the majors will be offered each autumn and spring semester.
Language and communication studies (25 cr) support the growth to an efficient communicator and networker. The students’ intercultural teamworking skills are developed with the variety of learning approaches, for example, project work together with companies and PBL (problem and project based learning). Career plans with service and sales orientation are strongly supported. All students are encouraged to include an exchange semester or work placement abroad in their degree; this is compulsory for Finnish students.