Do you see a future in either the Nordic market or in the financial technology sector? Are you interested in developing your competences through a program that emphasizes both theoretical knowledge and practical skills? Are you looking for an opportunity to advance your existing career or embark on a new one? If so, then this is the program for you!

  • Objective

    Arcada is the only University of Applied Sciences in Finland with a master’s degree program in English which focuses on the Nordic business environment. If you or your employer view the Nordic market as an interesting opportunity for personal or business growth, then this degree is what you are looking for. The Nordic business environment is a natural context for Finnish companies to either start or to develop their international business activities. Thus, this degree is aimed for students who intend to develop their abilities and knowledge regarding the Nordic markets.

  • Structure

    The master’s program in International Business Management is 90 ECTS with studies that last 1.5 years (full-time studies) or 3 years (part-time studies). All students study a general knowledge course module, and can then choose between two unique tracks – Nordic markets and Financial technology.

    During the program, you will be studying the following modules:

    • Business Management 30 ECTS
    • The Nordic Context 15 ECTS
    • Financial technology (Fintech) 15 ECTS
    • Research support and electives 15 ECTS

    Upon completion of these modules, you are required to deliver a master’s thesis worth 30 ECTS.

  • Career opportunities

    Below you can see a few of the possibilities of employment, after graduating from Arcada’s International Business Management degree program:

    • Marketing Manager/Director
    • Customer Relationship Manager/Director
    • Digital Marketing Manager/Director
    • Nordic Country Manager/Director
    • Nordic Business Manager/Director
    • Strategic Marketing Manager/Director

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Degree info:
Master of Business Administration
1,5 / 3 academic years / 90 ECTS
Language of instruction: English


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