Master Degree Programme in International Business Management
Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences offers a Master degree programme in International Business Management.
DEGREE: Master of Business Administration, MBA
LENGTH OF STUDIES: 90 ECTS Credits, 2 years
NUMBER OF STUDY PLACES: 25
APPLICATION PERIOD: 14-28 March 2018
STUDIES WILL BEGIN: Autumn 2018
Partners for the Course Content
Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences has strong co-operation with its international key partners: University of Appilied Sciences Aschaffenburg (Germany) and University of Missouri, St Louis (USA). The co-operation includes common Global Master School, other course options and welcoming visiting lecturers for example.
In addition double degree programme is organized in co-operation with Aschaffenburg University of Applied Sciences. In Finland the programme co-operates with Centria University of Applied Sciences and Vaasa University of Applied Sciences.
The programme aims to provide training for specialist and management tasks in businesses that operate internationally. The Master’s degree is implemented on a two-year time scale.
The second-cycle (Master’s) degree taken at a university of applied sciences is a second-cycle degree in the European higher education system and gives the same qualification for municipal and state office as a Master’s degree taken at a university.
International intensive periods: Global Master Schools
PREVIOUS MASTER SCHOOLS
May 2017 Aschaffenburg, Germany: DOING BUSINESS IN EUROPE AND BEYOND – CURRENT CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES
January 2016 Aschaffenburg, Germany: CONSUMER
BEHAVIOR WITH ASIAN FOCUS + PROFESSIONAL SERVICE FIRM MANAGEMENT
May 2016 Seamk, Finland: GLOBAL INNOVATION STRATEGY
November 2016 St. Louis, USA: GLOBAL OUTSOURCING & TECHNOLOGY TRENDS
July 2015 Aschaffenburg, Germany: DOING BUSINESS IN EUROPE: PROMOTING A REGION ACROSS CULTURES
March 2014 St. Louis, USA: GLOBAL OUTSOURCING & TECHNOLOGY TRENDS
July 2014 SeAMK, Finland: GLOBAL INNOVATION STRATEGY
July 2013 Aschaffenburg, Germany: DOING BUSINESS IN EUROPE: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES
Who is the Master Degree Programme of International Business Management for?
You are eligible if you have a higher education degree completed in Finland or a higher education degree in the field of study completed outside Finland. You also need to have at least three years of work experience after the higher education degree.
What Are the Objectives of the Programme?
The programme aims to increase professional knowledge of international business. Having completed the programme, the student has grown into a business management professional capable of independent decision-making, working with management or demanding expert tasks in businesses that operate in the international market or are planning to go international.
How are the Studies Organized?
Multimodal learning methods are used. Each course includes two two-day contact sessions on an average. The emphasis of learning is on independent work as well as solving distant learning assignments and studying online. The development project is an essential part of the studies.
Content of the MBA Studies
The first-year studies focus on the management and development of SMEs in the international operating environment. In the second year students specialize either in international marketing or project management. The final thesis consists of a development project conducted for a business or other organisation.
How to Apply to the Master Degree Programme of International Business Management?
The next application period will be on 14-28 March 2018.