Overview

The Bachelor’s Degree Programme in International Business introduces you to the world of contemporary business in a modern, international learning environment.

At LAB University of Applied Sciences, students will become international business professionals with strong business management skills, communication skills and the ability to manage in multicultural workplace environments. Students will also gain the expertise needed to work as an entrepreneur.

The student will graduate within 3.5 academic years with a multidisciplinary skill set and will be well prepared for the international business world that needs innovative multicultural experts for companies and various foreign trade positions to run operations and implement projects around the world.

In this program, the student will learn different skills in:

  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Logistics

International Business students may choose whether they want to deepen their expertise in:

  • Leadership
  • International marketing
  • Supply chain management

Semester starts

August

Degree info

  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • 3.5 academic years / 210 ECTS
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Tuition fee: 8 000€ / academic year
  • Campus: Lappeenranta

Edunation application period

TBA

Objectives

The Bachelor’s Degree Programme in International Business introduces you to the world of contemporary business in a modern, international learning environment.

The program in International Business combines theory and practice and equips you for a range of roles in international businesses and organizations. You will also gain skills and knowledge to continue your studies further towards a master’s degree.

You will develop into an international business professional with strong business management skills, communication skills and the ability to manage in multicultural workplace environments. We will also give you the expertise needed to work as an entrepreneur.

Structure

The program is divided into common core competence and complementary competence studies.

  • The core competence studies equip you for a range of professional roles.
  • The complementary competence studies allow you to extend your skills and specialize in an area of your interest. The complementary competence studies may consist of studies in your own field, multidisciplinary studies or other skills supporting professional growth.

CORE COMPETENCE 90 ECTS 
Common Core Competence 15 ECTS
Professional Core Competence 75 ECTS

COMPLEMENTARY COMPETENCE 75 ECTS 
Professional complementary courses and elective studies 75 ECTS

PRACTICAL TRAINING 30 ECTS
THESIS 15 ECT
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During the first year, you will develop a solid foundation for different areas of business know-how. You will learn what every Bachelor of Business Administration needs to learn, i.e. the basics of international business, international marketing, supply chain networks, financial management etc.

From the second year onwards, you have the opportunity to start personalizing your study path by carrying out complementary competence studies and deepening your expertise. You will get answers e.g. to the following practical questions: How to create sustainable business models and digital value networks? How to leverage the latest analytics methods and tools in business? How to lead an innovative growth company in the competitive global market?

Career opportunities

The degree programme prepares the student for the diverse aspects of business operations including studies of management, marketing, finance and logistics. It will prepare you for the international business world that needs innovative multicultural experts for companies and various foreign trade positions to run operations and implement projects around the world.

Possible job titles are marketing manager, marketing planner, marketing assistant, sales manager, sales assistant, supply chain manager, logistics coordinator, export assistant, buyer, procurement specialist etc.

Admission criteria

The admission requirements for the program can found on the university page.

Tuition fee & scholarships

Further information about the tuition fee and available scholarships for the program can found on the university page.

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