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BAInternational Business Administration - Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences

Tuition fee €2,300 per semester

NB! Non-EU applicants must pay a year tuition fee 4600€ in one part prior to the studies.

Application fee €120 one-time

Application fee is non-refundable. Application documents will be processed only after application fee is received.

EU candidates & following countries (Turkey, Russia, Georgia, Ukraine, Belarus) are excempt from the application fee.

More information

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Overview

The study programme is intended for someone who is interested in economics and business, someone looking to acquire the knowledge and skills needed to work as a manager at an international company or in the public sector and provides the opportunity to continue studies in Master’s study. By completing the study programme you can specialize in finance and accounting or in the direction of marketing and communication and will acquire very good English business language skills along the way.

During the first academic year, students gain basic knowledge in the fields of business and management; the second and third academic year will additionally include subjects related to the selected specialization.

Specializations:

  • Marketing and Communication
    • Upon completing the direction you will be able to plan and implement suitable marketing activities for achieving company objectives, and convincingly and professionally present your ideas.
    • When specializing in the direction of marketing and communication, you will learn: digital marketing and the organization of advertising; consumer behavior and pricing and cross-cultural communication and business behavior.
  • Finance and Accounting
    • When completing the specialization, you will acquire the necessary initial financial knowledge for a financial specialist and small entrepreneur. When specializing in the direction of finance and accounting, you will learn about the financing of start-ups; investment management and risk analysis and company financing and taxation and financial reporting.
    • The study programme has been recognised by the CFA Institute, and courses in the field of finance are taught with regard to the first level requirements of CFA. The topics covered during courses in the field of accounting largely coincide with ACCA’s corresponding examination topics

Why the International Business Administration study programme?:

  • The study programme has the highest level of international recognition, i.e. EPAS accreditation. Read more here
  • Lecturers, who are also specialists in their field, help students to acquire broad knowledge regarding economics and business and to find solutions to the most common management challenges.
  • You will create a social network of people, together with whom you can put to use what you have learned and make your dreams a reality.
  • Modern teaching methods are supported by the cloud-based e-learning platform Canvas, which is used by many of the top universities around the world.
  • Studying takes place in small study groups (up to 35 students) depending on the goal of the lecture and each student is advised to study organization related questions by a personal study consultant.
  • During the fall semester of the second academic year, the student is able to study elective courses of their choosing at one of EBS’s 60 partner universities (mobility window) or specialize in the direction of finance and accounting or in the direction of marketing and communication.

EBS has the strongest network of partner universities among universities in Estonia, which include many of Europe’s best business schools (EMLyon Business School, Università Bocconi, BI Norwegian Business School, Kedge Business School, Copenhagen Business School, and many others).

The opportunity to acquire a double degree at Lancaster School of Management selected as Great Britain’s University of the Year (The Times and Sunday Times University of the Year 2018).

Programme structure

The structure of the curriculum consists of:

  • Core subjects 73,5 ECTS
  • Special subjects 82,5* ECTS, including:
    • Compulsory courses 49,5 ETCS
    • Electives 9 ETCS
    • Electives or specialization module (major in Marketing and Communication or Finance and Accounting) 24* ECTS
  • Optional courses 12* ECTS
  • Internship 6* ECTS
  • Final Exam or Final Thesis 6* ECTS

Total: 180 ECTS

Career opportunities

After graduation you can find a job as:

For the most part, graduates of the programme work as marketing and finance specialists and first-level project managers at medium-sized companies or public bodies. The salary of EBS graduates in the field of business and management is, in comparison with graduates from other universities, higher.

  • Specialist or manager with skills in economics and management in private or public sector organizations;
  • Specialist in financial investment (analyst, investment manager, agent);
  • Developer or leader of business projects;
  • Head of international offices in Estonia as well as other countries;
  • Head of advertising or marketing.
Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
Application deadline
Jun 1, 2020 23:59
Europe/Tallinn time

Please send your documents to EBS by the requested deadline.

Studies commence
Aug 24, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
Application deadline
Jun 1, 2020 23:59
Europe/Tallinn time

Please send your documents to EBS by the requested deadline.

Studies commence
Aug 24, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States