Exciting opportunities, a truly international atmosphere and business contacts are key when it comes to the degree programmes within The Department of Business Management and Analytics. Here you will find over 700 BBA and engineering students that are preparing themselves for the modern business world.

International Business - Academic year 2019/20

When applying for an exchange to Arcada to study Business you should choose a module in one of the following main subjects: Financial Management, or Logistics, or Marketing, or Tourism. By choosing courses from the same subject you will not have overlapping timetables. In addition to the main subject, you should choose extension studies.

If you study for a full year at Arcada you should choose one 30 credit module in Financial Management, or Logistics, or Marketing, or Tourism and one extension module (15 credits each, see list offered). In addition to these you should choose any course from the general courses offered.

If you study only for one term, autumn or spring, you should choose courses from one of the modules in Financial Management, or Logistics, or Marketing, or Tourism module (20 ECTS in autumn and 10 ECTS in spring). In addition you should choose courses from one of the extension modules consisting of 10 ECTS or 15 ECTS (see list). You may also choose any course from the general courses offered (except Arcada 360).

 

I. General Studies

Course name ECTS Semester Period
Arcada 360
NB! Only available for students staying for the full year
5 Autumn & Spring 1-4
Intercultural Business 5 Spring 3-4

II. Main subjects

Please choose one of the four modules below.

Logistics

Course name ECTS Semester Period
International Trade 5 Autumn 1
Purchasing 5 Autumn 1
Fowarding 5 Autumn 2
Business Systems in Logistics 5 Autumn 2
Warehousing and Optmization 5 Spring 3
Supply Chain Management 5 Spring 3

Marketing

Course name ECTS Semester Period
Strategic Marketing and Research 5 Autumn 1
Consumer Behaviour 5 Autumn 2
Market Communication and Branding (online course) 5 Spring 3
Digital Marketing Landscape 5 Autumn 2
Digital Commerce 5 Autumn 1
Growth Marketing 5 Spring 3

Financial Management

Course name ECTS Semester Period
Financial Accounting 5 Autumn 1
Management Accounting 5 Autumn 1
Financial Analysis 5 Autumn 2
Budgeting and Management Reporting 5 Autumn 2
Business Systems in Finance Management 5 Spring 3
Corporate Finance 5 Spring 3

Tourism and Travel Sector

Course name ECTS Semester Period
Tourism in Contemporary World (Nordic focus) 5 Autumn 1
Hospitality Management 5 Autumn 1
Distribution channels 5 Autumn 2
Environmental and Social Responsibility 5 Autumn 2
Digital Service Development (Social media, growth hacking, analytics) 5 Spring 3
Destination Management 5 Spring 3

III. Extension studies

Please choose one of the modules below.

Finnish Language

Course name ECTS Semester Period
Finnish for Beginners I 5 Autumn 1
Finnish for Beginners II 5 Autumn 2
Finnish for Beginners III 5 Spring 3

Entrepreneurship

NB! Only available for students staying for the full year

Course name ECTS Semester Period
Entrepeneurship 1- Venture Management 5 Autumn 1
Entrepeneurship 2- Venture Creation 5 Autumn 2
Entrepeneurship 3- Venture Implementation 5 Spring 3

Leadership and Management (Online courses)

We strongly recomend students interested in this module to choose all three courses. Each course is a prerequisite to the next level.

Exchange students may finish online courses from the home country if the course takes place in June-July

Course name ECTS Semester Period
Personal Leadership 5 Spring-Summer 4
Teams and Leadership 5 Spring-Summer 4
Change Leadership 5 Spring-Summer 4

Digital Transformation

We strongly recomend students interested in this module to choose all three courses.Each course is a prerequisite to the next level.

Course name ECTS Semester Period
Strategies in a Digital Economy 5 Spring 3
Service Design 5 Spring 3-4
Customer Experience Management 5 Spring 4

Swedish for beginners

Course name ECTS Semester Period
Swedish for beginners 1 5 Autumn 1
Swedish for beginners 2 5 Autumn 2
Swedish for beginners 1 5 Spring 3
Swedish for beginners 2 5 Spring 4
Swedish for Beginners 3 5 Spring 3
Swedish for Beginners 4 5 Spring 4

Information technology

At the moment all the courses offered  within Information technology are taught in Swedish. However, it is possible to change the language of instructions of a chosen course to English, if agreed in advance.   Please contact us (international@arcada.fi) before submitting your application and let us know which courses you are interested in. You will find the Information technology courses in Swedish here.