International Business and Logistics (IBL) is a bachelor’s degree program. It gives you an overall understanding of global business. IBL has a special focus on supply chain management and the operations of international trade. The International Business and Logistics program is a combination of interactive lectures, business simulation games, interesting company field trips, and solving real life business cases and projects.

If you want to lead the way towards a more sustainable future in multicultural business environments, then IBL is the right choice for you. You will gain essential business knowledge and skills to manage people, material and information flows.

Metropolia UAS offers you a very active international study environment with classmates and teachers from all around the world. Many of Metropolia’s lecturers are native English speakers and experienced business experts. In addition, the university is ranked as having the best teaching in Finland!

Metropolia is also well known for the positive community spirit and supportive study atmosphere that sets it apart from others. You can find more information about Metropolia here.

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Degree info

  • Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
  • 3,5 academic years / 210 ECTS
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Tuition fee: 11 000€ / academic year

Edunation application period

Regular Admissions
• 27.12.2023 - 12.01.2024
Pathway to Finland program
• Online studies: 31.07.2024
• Study hub in Finland: 20.05.2024

One of the main objectives of studying IBL is to teach you to apply theory in practice so that you gain excellent strategic thinking and problem solving skills. You will be able to lead successful projects and teams with the help of good IT and communication skills you are developing during your studies.

This program will challenge your critical and analytical thinking and your ability to make ethical and sustainable business decisions.

When studying in the International Business and logistics  program at Metropolia University of Applied Sciences, you can specialize in Supply Chain Management and LogisticsMarketingFinance and Human Resource Management. Various courses, projects and assignments allow you to select topics based on your own professional interests.

The following modules will be available to you:

  • General Business Studies
  • General SCM and Logistics Studies
  • Specialization studies
  • Innovation Project
  • Foreign Language
  • Elective Studies
  • Work Placement
  • Bachelor’s Thesis

You will also need to conduct Bachelor Thesis and have an internship as a part of your studies.

The Bachelor of Business Administration degree will provide you with wide range of career opportunities. You may find yourself in the private or public sector and in global or local companies and organisations.

The BBA degree will also give you the skills and knowledge needed to establish your own company and become an entrepreneur.

Graduates of the IBL program have started their professional careers with job titles such as:

  • Procurement Specialist
  • Freight Forwarder
  • Logistics Coordinator
  • Supply Chain Analyst
  • Customer Service Specialist
  • Sales Coordinator
  • Marketing Manager
  • Finance Specialist or Manager
  • Business Analyst
  • HR Specialist
  • Project Manager
  • Entrepreneur

Our Edunation Pathway to Finland program offers guaranteed access to Metropolia’s bachelor programs and you can get accepted within 2 days.

The admission requirements are:

  • High school diploma / Higher Secondary Education
  • Transcript of records
  • Proof of English language: from IELTS 5.5 or equivalent
  • Copy of passport ID page

You can find more information about the English language requirement on our page.

Students are pre-screened on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

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

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