42 months
8500 EUR/year
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Would you like to study sustainable business and management in a truly international setting? Are you looking to gain skills in the latest digital tools that prepare you for a career in modern business life? Then the bachelor’s degree programme International Business from Arcada University of Applied Sciences is for you!

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About International Business at Arcada University of Applied Sciences

In the International Business programme from Arcada University of Applied Sciences, you will learn how to develop sustainable solutions for economic growth. Thanks to IT being an integrated part of your studies, you will gain unique skills in digital tools and systems, which give you a competitive edge on the job market. As you will spend several months on work placements at companies in Finland or abroad, you will apply your knowledge in practice. In addition to practical business knowledge, the programme offers you several different tracks for specialising.

In case there are more applicants than places, selection of module will be based on your previous course grades in that subject.

Depending on your major you will learn: how to produce (digital) marketing material and campaigns, make logistical decisions throughout the supply chain, build and manage tourism services, or accounting and making fact-based financial decisions. In addition, you will develop competencies related to either human resources, data analysis or service development.

If you are curious and have a genuine interest in sustainable business or entrepreneurship, sufficient skills to study in English at an academic level, the ability to act in a multicultural environment, and good computer skills, then we highly encourage you to apply to this programme.

Examples of future positions

Regardless of whether you want to work as an entrepreneur, manager or expert within the business world, as a graduate from this programme your career opportunities are numerous. Your future work title can for instance be:

  • Customer Success Manager
  • Sales Specialist/Manager
  • Project Planner/Specialist/Manager
  • Customer Advisor
  • Online Marketing Specialist/Manager
  • Social Media Specialist/Manager
  • Marketing Specialist/Manager
  • Logistics Specialist/Manager
  • Distribution Co-ordinator
  • Purchasing Specialist/Manager

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Technology and Learning
  • Teamwork and Innovation
  • Ethical and Sustainable Societal Development
  • Business Administration
  • Business Mathematics and Statistics
  • Financial Management
  • Tourism Industry
  • Business Logistics
  • Marketing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 42 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

The application is open 15.12–20.2


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210 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

An international degree

  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma
  • European Baccalaureate (EB) Diploma
  • Reifeprüfung (RP) Diploma

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8500 EUR per year during 42 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 42 months.

Living costs for Helsinki

975 - 1584 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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