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BAInternational Business Administration (studies in Helsinki branch)

Tuition fee €8,695 per year

The semester tuition fee for study year 2022/2023:

  • Autumn semester fee 4207 euros; Spring semester fee 4488 euros.
  • Processing fee of 35 euros applies when paying in two installments.

More information

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Overview

Building a successful career as a manager or highly acclaimed specialist requires professional know-how. This programme is one of the world’s 122 best ones in the field, giving you a chance to specialise in marketing or finances in a global context.

This highly recognised (EFMD-accredited) programme is for you if you are dreaming of a managerial career in an international organisation, either in the private or public sector. You can either specialise in finance and accounting or in marketing and communication. Not only will you have a good knowledge of your specialisation but also intrapreneurial skills to take initiative and implement innovative ideas.

The programme also supports your *personal developmen*t by helping you to build a distinctive set of professional competencies.

Studies take place at EBS Helsinki Campus (Mechelininkatu 3C, Kamppi)

Why the International Business Administration study programme?:

  • Business education from one of the most digitally advanced countries in the world.
  • Experienced lecturers and industry professionals bring real-life challenges to the classroom.
  • You will study in small groups, which encourages peer-to-peer learning and enables you to establish a network of like-minded people.
  • Modern study methods are supported by the cloud-based e-learning platform Canvas, which is used by a large number of top universities around the world.
  • Among Estonian universities, EBS boasts the strongest network of partner universities, including the best business schools in the world (EMLyon Business School, Università Bocconi, BI Norwegian Business School, Kedge Business School, Copenhagen Business School, Solbridge International School of Business and many more). During the autumn semester of the second year (mobility window), you get to take your choice of elective subjects in one of EBS’s 60 partner universities.
  • The opportunity to acquire a double degree at Lancaster School of Management.

Marketing and Communication

You will be able to plan and implement suitable marketing activities for achieving company objectives, and convincingly and professionally present your ideas.

When specialising in the direction of Marketing and Communication, you will learn:

  • digital marketing and advertising;
  • consumer behaviour and pricing;
  • cross-cultural communication and business behaviour.

Finance and Accounting

You will acquire the necessary knowledge in finance and accounting to work as a financial specialist or manage your finances successfully as a small entrepreneur.

When specialising in the direction of finance and accounting, you will learn:

  • financing of start-ups;
  • investment management and risk analysis;
  • company financing and taxation;
  • 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.

How studies are conducted

The studies are conducted in English and take place mainly on EBS Campus in Helsinki. Students travel once per semester to visit EBS Tallinn’s main campus. In addition to the lectures, the trip is often accompanied with company visits, as well as other networking opportunities.

All EBS study programmes are accredited by the Estonian Ministry of Education and Research. The Bachelor’s degree is comparable to the same field degree in Finland, as in other European Union countries, as well as with similar international qualifications. EBS Helsinki graduates are granted an official diploma approved by the Republic of Estonia.

Bachelor degree study period completed by the curriculum is 3.5 years. The study format allows, for example, part-time working, since studying in EBS Helsinki takes place in sessions. The session-based studies refer to contact teaching days; lectures and seminars, where the students will meet lecturers. Lectures are organized three days a week, every other week. Lecture dates are fixed through the studies (Tue/Wed/Sat or Thu/Fri/Sat).

email: info@ebshelsinki.fi

Programme structure

Academic year 1: Preparing myself for a business career

Autumn semester: The contemporary organisation in its environment (30 ECTS)

Introduction to leadership (12ECTS), Financial and Data Literacy (12ECTS), Professional Development track (6 ECTS)

Spring semester: Challenges for the 21st-century organisations (30 ECTS)

Introduction to Economic & Managerial Decision-Making (12 ECTS), Introduction to Responsible and Sustainable Business (12 ECTS), Professional Development track (6 ECTS)

Capstone (2 ECTS) : Internship ‘Organisation mapping’

Academic year 2: Developing professional knowledge and skills in my specialisation

Autumn semester: Core competencies in my specialisation (30 ECTS)

Research Design (3ECTS), Macroeconomics (3 ECTS), Specialisation in Finance and Accounting or Marketing and Communication (18 ECTS), Professional Development Track (6 ECTS)

Spring semester: Adding value to my specialisation (30 ECTS)

Research Design (6ECTS), Specialisation in Finance and Accounting or Marketing and Communication (18 ECTS), Professional Development Track (6 ECTS)

Capstone (4 ECTS): Problem-solving

Academic year 3: Developing managerial competencies

Autumn semester: Developing a distinctive set of professional competencies (30 ECTS)

Mobility window or electives at EBS.

Spring semester: Improving Intrapreneurial Capabilities (24 ECTS)

Management (12 ECTS), Dynama (6 ECTS), Bachelor’s Thesis (6 ECTS)

Career opportunities

After graduation you can find a job as:

Graduates mostly start their careers as marketing or finance specialists and project managers at international companies or public organisations. Many of them contribute to the growth of start-ups and technology companies in the global markets. Others help conventional industries meet the challenges of digitalisation and sustainable development.

Alumni of this programme work for example in following positions:

  • Account Manager, Vapa Media Oy
  • Business Controller, Attendo
  • Marketplace Operations Lead, Nike
  • Product and Marketing Coordinator, Hartwall
  • Senior Advisor, Trade Finance and Large Corporations, Finnvera Oyj

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Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Not available for applying at the moment

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

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