International Business and Logistics (IBL) is a bachelor’s degree program that gives you a holistic understanding of global business with a special focus on supply chain management and the operations of international trade.

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

Metropolia UAS offers you a dynamic international study environment with classmates from around the world. Many of our lecturers are native English speakers and experienced business experts and we are ranked as having the best teaching in Finland!

The university is also well known for our positive community spirit and supportive study atmosphere that sets us apart from other institutions.

  • Objectives

    The IBL program is a combination of interactive lectures, business simulation games, company field trips, and solving real life business cases and projects.

    It’s objective is to teach you 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.

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

  • Structure

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


  • Career opportunities

    The Bachelor of Business Administration degree will provide you with wide range of career prospects.

    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

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Degree info:
Bachelor of Business Administration
3,5 academic years / 210 ECTS
Language of instruction: English

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