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Business Skills and Professional Competence
Our International Business programme will prepare you to work on a broad scale of tasks in international companies. After the graduation you will be well equipped for an exciting career in an international company abroad or in Finland - or for possible further studies towards a masters degree, which ever you choose. The programme provides you with an inspiring and challenging way to learn by doing. You will work in international teams with your fellow students on real-life cases.
Besides the Finns, in a typical year, 40 – 60% of the students of our programme come from various cultures around the world. Thus, during your studies, we can guarantee multicultural explosure at home as well as through a wide range of opportunities for a study or working period abroad. All this prepares you towards becoming a truly global professional!
- Marketing Specalist or Manager
- Purchasing Specialist
- Import Coordinator
- Export Coorinator
- Sales representative
- Project Manager
- CDO Chief digital officer
Versatile and International Campus
Study centre 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
SAMK – The best education!
SAMK – The highest employment rate outside the metropolitan area!
Survey of Ministry of Education and Culture for those graduated from university of applied sciences in 2009 – 2020.
Key contents of the programme
Our programme gives you a wide and versitale competencies in international business with the focus on Marketing Logistics and Sales, Business Processes, International Business Management as well as Supply Chain Management, Service Design or eBusiness. In addition to multi-cultural themes and globalization of business, also digitalization and sustainability are the overaching themes through out the studies in the programme as we believe these to prepare you well to the future requirements in international business environment.
Cooperation with enterprises
International Business Programme works in close cooperation with local business life. The forms of cooperation include, e.g.: Development projects, where the student can apply the acquired knowledge in real life situations. Excursions to local companies as well as visitor lectures from the companies in our courses. During the studies the students have a possibility to get to know many local companies that make it easier to find places for internship and thesis principals.
The structure of the studies
Basic Studies: 25 ECTS credits General Profesional studies: 100 cr Alternative Business Studies: 30 cr Elective Studies: 10 cr Practical Training: 30 cr Final thesis: 15 cr With this full-time program the degree takes app. 3.5 years to complete. However, we have structured the studies so, that many of our students have demonstrated that with determination and willingness to work hard, it is possible to complete the degree even in just 3 years. Also, in case you have previous university level studies this can be taken into account, which might enable you to complete the degree faster.
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Further information on degree program:
Mrs. Salla Lehtonen, Senior Lecturer
+358 44 710 3932