Bachelor's Degree in International Business (IB)

General

Program Description

Bachelor of Business Administration

210 ECTS cr
Intake 40
Campus: Satamakatu 26, Rauma
Studies take: 3,5–4 years

Important Dates

Application period: 13 March – 3 April 2019
Entrance exam: Online entrance exams
Studies begin: Autumn 2019

Business Skills and Professional Competence

The I.B. program will prepare you to work on a broad scale of tasks in the international business environment. You will be able to handle all necessary operations along the supply chain from raw material supplier to the final consumer. You will gain competence in international business with the focus on Marketing Logistics, Distribution Management, Business Analysis and Service Design.

Career Opportunities

After graduating you can work for example as marketing and purchasing manager, import and export assistant or controller in an international business.

Watch a webinar about the International Business program

Versatile and International Campus

  • Study center for offshore technology, international business and logistics.
  • 1500 students
  • Diversified: business, health care and social services, seafaring, technology
  • International: bachelor and master degree programmes in English, about 150 international students every year

The topics of the studies include e.g.:

  • business, entrepreneurship and trade in an international environment
  • international marketing
  • accounting and finance
  • intercultural communication
  • English (business) communication and foreign languages
  • You can specialize in the area of Supply Chain Management or Service Design.

The learning environment is based on the innovative learning environments including Problem Based Learning and Coaching: you will work in international groups on real-life cases and finally present group solutions to real-life companies. Also, digitalization plays a strong role in the studies. Your information acquiring, and communication skills will evolve and you will develop your problem-solving skills within multicultural teams and networks. As Satakunta University of Applied Sciences welcomes a lot of exchange students yearly, we can guarantee internationalisation at home as well as during the student’s study or working period abroad.

Projects and Thesis

During your studies, you will apply your learning in projects for local and international businesses. The IB degree programme has a long tradition in joint projects with our partner universities in Germany (Hochschule Ludwigshafen) and the US (College of Charleston).

In the thesis, the student demonstrates his or her ability to apply his or her knowledge and skills in practical expert duties related to professional studies.

Last updated May 2019

About the School

Satakunta University of Applied Sciences (SAMK) is located on the western coast of Finland, in the Satakunta region. There are about 6,000 students in total and more than two hundred international stu ... Read More

Satakunta University of Applied Sciences (SAMK) is located on the western coast of Finland, in the Satakunta region. There are about 6,000 students in total and more than two hundred international students studying in our campuses every year. Read less
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