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Program No-


Arcada University of Applied Sciences

Helsinki, Finland

International Business (BBA)

Admission Requirements

**Academic Requirement at Undergraduate level for  students with British Qualifications stay the same regardless of the Student's country of residence.

SAT Test with a total score of 1100. Minimum 500 in Reading, Writing and Language Test. And minimum 500 in Math Test.

About The Program

About The University

Application Deadline

Start Date


Min IELTS average: 6.0 (Min Reading: 5.0, Min Writing: 5.0, Min Listening: 5.0, Min Speaking: 5.0)

Minimimum Academic Requirement

English Proficiency Requirement

Other Requirements

Program Level

30 Days

Average Decision Time


Application Fees

Yearly Tuition Fees

6,000 EUR


Program Duration

4 Years

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May 30


Arcada offer scholarships for Bachelor's level studies to international students. The scholarship covers a maximum of 50 percent of the tuition fee. Based on the student's study achievements, the paying student can be granted a scholarship starting from his or her second year onwards. To be eligible for a scholarship, you need to complete 55 ECTS credits during the academic year. More information can be found here:

If you want to study business and management in English in a truly international setting and gain knowledge and experience that prepares you for an international career, then this degree programme is the one for you!

The education in International Business aims at educating both nationally and internationally oriented, innovative persons with an advanced, practical professionalism for the modern commerce and industry. The programme provides you with a solid understanding of the different areas of business administration, skills in methodology and information processing for business development as well as an advanced knowledge within a specialisation option of your choice. You will major in Marketing, Logistics, Tourism or Financial Management, which makes you a top level professional in your chosen field. There will be several additional modules you can chose from, enabling you to tailor your education to your particular needs and interests. The curriculum is complemented by language studies.

What you will learn


  • To work in an international business environment

  • The general functions of businesses

  • To work with real assignments from companies

  • You gain the self-confidence to present and speak in public

  • You become an expert in your chosen major

  • To understand a rapidly changing business context

Examples of future positions

  • Purchasing Manager .            Product Category Manager

  • Key Account Manager .          Online Marketing Manager

  • Brand Assistant                      Sales Assistant

  • Logistics Manager                  Distribution Co-ordinator

  • Purchaser                               Exhibition Co-ordinator

  • IT Manager                             Marketing Assistant

  • Sales Manager                       Project Planner

  • Consulting                              Customer Advisor

  • Controller                                Project Manager

  • Economy assistant                 Corporate Accountant

​More than 50 % of the International Business students are non-Finnish, which contributes to a wealth of perspectives. Teachers with a diverse and international background, as well as visiting lecturers from partner universities and business schools abroad, ensure that the teaching is state of the art. As at student you will spend several months on work placements at companies in Finland or abroad, thus applying your knowledge to practical situations.

Arcada University of Applied Sciences is a modern, multi-professional university of applied sciences in Helsinki. The campus located in the beautiful surroundings of Arabianranta on the coast of the Baltic Sea. Arcada offers high-quality practice-oriented programs at both bachelor’s and master’s level. In 2017, Arcada was ranked first in the yearly ranking of best universities of applied sciences in Finland.

Arcada is truly international, with over 40 different nationalities represented among its 2,500 students and 200 employees. In fact, Arcada is the most international university of applied sciences in Finland in relation to its size, with more than 90 partner universities across the globe. Arcada takes part in numerous international research projects and exchange programs and is a member of various networks within education and research.

Arcada’s modern campus offers excellent facilities. From quiet corners and collaborative spaces to cafes, a well-equipped gym, and even a sauna. In addition to being the hub for student affairs on campus, the student union house offers a variety of activities, services, and facilities that attract both old and new students. Having all faculties around one campus allows for multi-disciplinary collaborations. It is also a great way to meet new students and professors from diverse backgrounds.

Arcada believes in flexible learning paths that lead to competencies for future working life. This is one of the reasons why Arcada belongs to the top five Finnish UAS’s for employment after graduation.

Finland is a safe and equal society which is also reflected and highly valued within Arcada’s walls as well. In 2011, Arcada passed the Quality Audit by the Finnish Education Evaluation Centre, FINEEC. Moreover, the Ministry of Education and Culture closely oversees the quality of teaching in all higher education institutions in Finland, including Arcada University of Applied Sciences.

Arcada business school offers a truly international experience

The department  aim to educate students that are capable of working both nationally and internationally, innovative and hold advanced practical knowledge. The department follows the Arcada Business School-concept, which means that all Arcada students in Business Administration and International Business (In English) co-operate actively during their studies.




12 Years Education with minimum of 50%



HSSC 50% Marks minimum


A-levels with 2 subject pass

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