If you want to study business and management in English in a truly international setting, this program is for you! You will gain knowledge and experience that prepares you for an international career.

Arcada‘s International Business degree program is perfect for anyone who wants to benefit from Finland’s top-notch education, as well as study in an international environment.

More than 50% of the International Business students are non-Finnish, which enables sharing different perspectives. Teachers have a diverse and international background. In addition, there is a lot of visiting lecturers from partner universities and business schools abroad. Above mentioned facts ensure that the quality of teaching is first class.

As an IB student you will spend several months on work placements at companies in Finland or abroad, where you apply your knowledge to practical situations.

  • Objectives

    The International Business program aims to educate both nationally and internationally oriented, innovative people with an advanced, practical professionalism for the modern commerce and industry.

    The lessons provide you with a solid understanding of the different areas of business, skills in methodology and information processing for business development. You will gain an advanced knowledge within a specialization option of your choice. You will also gain the self-confidence to present and speak in public. In other words, everything you learn is something that will support your future job.

  • Structure

    You will have the possibility to major in either Marketing, Logistics, Tourism or Financial Management, which makes you a top-level professional in your chosen field.

    There will be several additional modules you can choose from. This enables you to tailor your studies to your particular interests. The curriculum is complemented by language studies.

    The following modules will be available to you:

    • The Global Economy 15 ECTS
    • Languages 15 ECTS
    • Corporate Activities 30 ECTS
    • Financial Management 30 ECTS
    • Practical training 30 ECTS
    • Finnish Language 15 ECTS
    • Entrepreneurship 15 ECTS
    • Making Sense of Leadership 15 ECTS
    • Banking 15 ECTS
    • Digital Transformation 15 ECTS

    Upon completion, you are expected to deliver your bachelor’s thesis, which is worth 30 ECTS.

  • Career opportunities

    You have a lot of job possibilities after graduation from Arcada’s International Business degree program.

    Below you can see some examples of possible positions:

    • Purchasing Manager
    • Product Category Manager
    • Key Account Manager
    • Online Marketing Manager
    • Brand Assistant
    • Sales Assistant
    • Logistics Manager
    • Purchaser
    • Exhibition Coordinator
    • IT Manager
    • Marketing Assistant
    • Sales Manager
    • Consulting
    • Customer Advisor
    • Project Manager
    • Economy assistant
    • Corporate Accountant

Quick facts

Semester starts:
August

Degree info:
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
3,5 academic years / 210 ECTS
Language of instruction: English
Tuition fee: 8 500€ / academic year

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