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International Business, B.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 42 months
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All courses in the International Business programme from SeAMK - Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences are taught in English. Student exchange abroad is a part of the programme and double degree studies are available worldwide. In Seinäjoki you will enjoy a high quality learning environment and the international atmosphere of the School.

After graduation you are ready for a wide range of international positions. Jobs are found, for example, in the fields of export and import operations, marketing, sales, customer relations, product and project management. You can also continue with your studies at the Master level.

Programme objectives

  • Business Competence

You will learn business skills with a focus on the international operations of companies and organisations. You will gain competences in planning, running and developing entrepreneurship in a global setting environment. The study programme is based on good understanding of entrepreneurship of all sizes and especially of small and medium-sized enterprises. If you choose the Digital Business track, you will understand how digitalization is changing business everywhere.

  • Language and Cross-cultural Skills

At SeAMK you will get to practice the language of international business English and enhance your communication skills.  Additionally, you can choose to study other languages. Non-native students get their start in Finnish. Studying in a multicultural group of students prepares you for global working life.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 42 months
  • Credits
    210 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Digital Business
  • Industrial Management
  • Doing business in different target areas
  • Project work in multidisciplinary student groups (FramiPro)

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • an education completed outside Finland, that provides eligibility to apply for higher education in the country in question
  • an International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma completed in an IB World School
  • a European Baccalaureate (EB) Diploma completed in a European School
  • a Reifeprüfung (RP) Diploma;
  • general upper secondary school syllabus and/or the matriculation examination completed in Finland
  • upper secondary vocational qualification completed in Finland
  • further or specialist vocational qualification completed in Finland

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7000 EUR per year and a duration of 42 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 42 months.
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Living costs for Seinäjoki

  • 700 - 1100 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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