Master of Business Administration | International Business Management | blended learning
Centria’s Master’s Degree Programme in International Business Management is for you that want to develop your expertise and take the next step to advance in your career. A Master’s degree is an excellent way to increase your professional knowledge of business administration, especially in the field of international business.
During the studies, you will deepen your knowledge and get new perspectives on international business management. You will study human resource management and leadership, international marketing and brand management – to name a few subjects. The studies also include business ethics and sustainable development studies. You will dive deep into international business management from many aspects. The studies also include optional studies that you can choose based on your interests. An essential part of the degree is the Master’s thesis project.
We do our best to offer high-quality education and flexible arrangements to guarantee good study progress. We constantly develop the degree programme with companies and other cooperative partners. We aim to build the expertise of our students so that both the students and the working life can benefit from it. In the annual national survey, our graduating Master’s level students have ranked Centria as the best university of applied sciences in Finland for two years in a row now.
Centria offers MBA studies in daytime studies format and in a blended learning format.
MBA programme, daytime studies
The MBA daytime studies are conducted in English on weekdays at our Talonpojankatu campus in Kokkola. You are eligible to apply to the MBA programme if you have a higher education degree completed outside the European Union or The European Economic Area and you have at least two years of work experience.
MBA programme, blended learning
The MBA programme in a blended learning format consists of online lectures that usually take place on Saturdays twice a month. You are eligible to apply to this MBA blended learning programme if you have a higher education degree completed in one of the member countries of the European Union or The European Economic Area and you have at least two years of work experience.
After you have completed the MBA programme, you have grown into a business management professional. You are capable of independent decision-making, working in management or demanding expert tasks in businesses. You have learned tools and methods. You can operate in international business or as an independent entrepreneur in the global business environment.
According to a study commissioned by the Professionals of Business and Technology (Tradenomiliitto TRAL), a higher education degree completed at a university of applied sciences has a positive impact on career development and salary. More than 80% of the respondents feel that the degree has significantly impacted their organisational status and the content of their work assignments.
A Master’s degree from a university of applied sciences delivers the same qualifications to positions and vacancies in the public sector as a university Master’s degree.
Admission and requirements
You are eligible if you have a higher education degree completed in the field of business outside EU/EEA area. You also need to have at least two years of relevant work experience, gained after the bachelor’s degree, and good command of English is required for the studies as well.
In order to apply to a degree programme, please fill out the online application form which is available on www.studyinfo.fi.
Degree / diploma
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Tradenomi (ylempi AMK)