Master's Degree Programme in International Business ()

Finland

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About Master's Degree Programme in International Business at University of Vaasa

 

The Master's Degree Programme in International Business (MIB) gives you the opportunity to realise your potential by offering courses that center around the three core areas in International Business: International Strategic Management, International Marketing and International Human Resource Management. By the end of the programme,

  • You  will understand the international strategic planning process, and learn to develop and manage internationalization strategies
  • You will understand how to design and manage the international marketing strategies of firms  at different phases of foreign market expansion, learn to establish and manage business networks and customer relationships and gain knowledge of how to communicate and negotiate in cross-cultural settings
  • You will understand the role of the human resource management within multinational firms, acquire knowledge on how to develop global leadership, how to manage international teams and projects, and discover how to shape your own global career

In addition, through co-operation with high quality international partner universities we offer you the possibility of doing a double degree.

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Entry requirements

To be considered for admission to the programme, the applicant must fulfil the following criteria: 1. Scope of the degree A 3- or 4-year Bachelor degree at university or polytechnic level 2. Prior studies at Bachelor level or higher in the core areas of the programme For the MIB programme these areas are: international business, marketing, and management and organisation 3. Applicant’s performance (i.e. GPA) in previous studies, including the thesis or ‘final report’ (i.e. the final assignment students must complete in circumstances where a thesis is not used) The overall grade (GPA) and the grade of the thesis for a Bachelor’s degree from a university should be at least ‘good’ 3/5 (ECTS grading), or equivalent in the systems not using the ECTS. The overall grade (GPA) and the grade of the thesis or ‘final report’ for a Bachelor’s degree from a polytechnic or university of applied sciences should be at least ‘very good’ 4/5 (ECTS grading). 4. English language proficiency, which can be proved in one of the following ways: TOEFL -test with minimum score of 550 in paper-based test, 213 in computer-based test or 79 in iBT (The University of Vaasa TOEFL code is 0647) IELTS test (Academic) with minimum score of 6.0 (each section minimum 5.5) Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) with pass grade A, B or C Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) with pass grade A, B or C National Certificate of Language Proficiency (arranged by Finnish National Board of Education) with an average language skill level 5 or 6 in the English language Certificate of secondary education completed in English in EU / EEA countries, United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand or South Africa Certificate of English as the A language (i.e. mother tongue) as a part of International Baccalaureate degree, or as the LI (i.e. mother tongue) or the LII (i.e. as the official language) as a part of European Baccalaureate degree Bachelor's or Master's degree (or equivalent) completed in English in one of the EU / EEA countries, United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand or South Africa. If the language of instruction (English) is not clearly stated in the degree certificate, it is to be verified by a certificate signed by a university official English as the major subject in Bachelor's or Master's degree Certificate of English as a foreign language in a Finnish university degree

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