KAMK‘s Bachelor’s degree in International Business (IB) provides you with a high-quality business education and international business experience. It also aims to provide you with the vital skills needed to work in expert positions. The IB program is practically oriented. The studies in the International Business program include lectures and seminars to build the theoretical background for the subjects. There is also a lot of group work, project work and presentations to apply the theory into practice. The students will participate in real-life business projects and also in arranging different kinds of events within different courses.
The program is designed to encourage the development of entrepreneurial skills within the fields of International Business. The degree program covers the following six main competencies:
- International Business Awareness
- Intercultural Adaptability
- International Operations Management
- International Marketing Management
- International Strategic Management
- Organizational Development
Basic studies provide the student with the information needed to understand the processes of business operations. Professional studies include special study modules covering different areas of international business activities. The studies emphasize the framework and strategies of international business, marketing and management, digital environment and communication skills. Specialization studies and free-choice studies provide the student with the opportunity to deepen the knowledge related to your own professional field. An essential part of the degree program is also a 5-month practical training period which gives you the opportunity to apply acquired theory in practice. The practical training can be accomplished in Finland or abroad. Towards the end of your studies, you will also complete a thesis in the form of a project work, research work or applied research. The purpose of the thesis is to demonstrate your ability to apply the knowledge and skills acquired during your studies. Here’s the curriculum in more detail:
|Basic Studies Basic Business Competence Operational Environment Methodological Studies Communication Studies||65 cr 15 cr 10 cr 10 cr 30 cr|
|Professional Studies Managing International Operations Methodological Competence||40 cr 30 cr 10 cr|
|Specialization Studies International Marketing and Digital Environments OR International Studies Abroad / completed in one of the partner universities abroad||45 cr|
|Free-choice Studies||15 cr|
|Practical Training||30 cr|
You can work in small and medium-sized companies involved in international business. Graduates of the International Business program will be able to choose from a variety of employment positions, from being self-employed to working in management, planning and development positions within projects, sales and marketing in both private and public sector. It is also possible to continue studies towards a master’s degree at a university. You can work for example as:
- Junior Analyst
- Strategy Analyst
- Executive Assistant
- Content Producer
- Digital Marketing Specialist
- Marketing Specialist
- Strategy and Customer Manager
- Vice Director of Marketing
- Planner and Strategy Consult
Our Pathway to Finland program offers guaranteed access to KAMK’s bachelor programs and you can get accepted within 2 days. The admission requirements are:
- High school diploma / Higher Secondary Education
- Transcript of records (if possible)
- Proof of English language: from IELTS 5.0, TOEFL IBT 35-45, Duolingo 75-80, or equivalent
- Copy of passport ID page
You can find more information about the English language requirement on our page.
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The students are admitted on a first-come, first-served basis.
The admission requirements for the program can be found on the university page.