Bachelor of Business Administration, International Business, full-time studies
|Name of the Qualification||Bachelor of Business Administration|
|Degree Title||Bachelor in Business Administration|
|Scope of Degree||210 ECTS cr / 3,5 years|
|Name of the Degree Programme||Degree Programme in International Business|
|Number of Starting Places||35|
|Implementation of Studies||Lectures and discussions, group works, presentations, projects and case studies related to practical business operations. Partly e-learning arrangements. Many of the courses can also include a visiting lecturer from foreign partner universities. The close co-operation with working life makes it possible for students to put the theory they have learnt at lectures into practice. Studies include practical training either in Finland or abroad.|
|Campus||Linnanmaan campus, Yliopistokatu 9 FI-90570|
SAT test-based selection
Finnips online entrance examination
Entrance Examination in Finland
January 29 2021
February 15 2021
February 9 2021, Group discussions March 1-15
April 9 2021
|Other info||Curricula 2020-2021|
Application 7-20 January 2021
There are four different selection methods used in the student selection for the degree programme in International Business.
Studyinfo database will automatically place applicants into selection methods available for them based on the information given in the online application. This means that applicants are not able to choose the selection methods they wish to be taken into consideration by themselves. Applicant might get up to two invitations to two different entrance examination one for used in selection method 3 and another to selection method 4. Applicant can then make the decision whether to take part in both examinations and be taken into consideration in both selection methods or whether to take part in only one exam and be taken into consideration only in that selection method. Please note that the exams used in different selection methods are separate and the result of the exam cannot be transferred between the methods.
SELECTION METHOD 1
SAT test: 3 study places
1. Evidence-based reading and writing (required minimum score 400)
Writing and language test
2. Math (required minimum score 400)
Only the new version of SAT test (completed after March 2016) is accepted. SAT score report must be ordered straight from the test organiser and to be delivered directly to universities of applied sciences. Reports printed and sent by applicants themselves are not taken into consideration. The SAT test selection only takes into account the sections performed during the single session. The SAT code for Oulu University of Applied Sciences is 7533.
SAT results must be at the Admission Services on Wednesday February 10 2021 at latest.
SELECTION METHOD 2
Certificate-based selection for Finnish upper secondary school, IB, EB and RP diplomas and international IB and EB diplomas : 2 study places
Applicants should have received min. 124 points total from the upper secondary school diploma.
N.B. Applicants receiving the diplomas above in the spring 2021 are not taken into consideration in this selection method due to time of the student selection. These applicants must apply through entrance examination (selection method 3 and 4) or SAT test (selection method 1).
SELECTION METHOD 3
Entrance examination involving selection coopeartion in Finland:16 study places
Please notice that this admission criteria may still change if the on-site entrance examination cannot be organised due to COVID-19 situation.
The entrance examination consists of following parts:
- Spoken part (min 10 points/max 30 points)
- Essay based on the material given in the examination (min 10 points/max 30 points)
- Multiple choice questions based on the material given in the examination (min 4 points/max 10 points)
- Logical thinking and mathematics (min 8 points/max 30 points)
Total minimum 32 points out of maximum 100.
The applicants must pass all parts of the examination in order to be selected for admission. There will be no pre-reading material but all materials are given in the beginning of the examination. The essay will test the written English language skills. The aim of the spoken part is to measure applicants' motivation, suitability and career orientation towards international business studies and oral English required in the degree programme. A separate English language test will not be arranged. The logical thinking and mathematics part consists of multiple choice questions about percentage, proportionality and probability calculations, logical thinking and equation solving problems. No calculators are allowed in the examination.
The entrance examination's written part will be at 11:00-13:00. Please reserve up to 17:30 for the completion of the examination. The spoken part will take 30 minutes and the detailed schedule will be given on the exam day. Please be prepared to wait for your turn to the spoken part.
SELECTION METHOD 4
Official Entrance examination involving selection cooperation outside Finland (Finnips): 14 study places
Due to COVID-19, Finnips entrance exams are held online instead of on-site exams. Exams include written part and group discussion. All applicants are invited to participate in the written part of the online examination. The invitations are sent to the email address given in the online application. Applicants passing the written part are invited to group discussion.
There is a pre-reading material for the exam and will be available on the websites of all universities of applied sciences that belong to the FINNIPS network in the beginning of the application period 7 January 2021. The examination assesses study and teamwork skills, verbal and written expression skills as well as mathematical/logical reasoning skills.
The structure of the exam:
- Written part 1: Essay (min. 3 points/max. 10 points)
- Written part 2: Multiple-choice questions (min. 2 points/max.6 points)
- Written part 3: Mathematics and Logic (min. 2 points/max. 8 points)
- Spoken part: Group discussion after the written exam (min. points/max. 16 points)
NB. Only applicants who have reached the minimum points in the written parts 1,2 and 3 are invited to group discussion part of the exam.
The applicants must pass all parts of the examination in order to be selected for admission. Applicants must score at least 10 points in the entrance examination. The essay and the group discussion are combined in the entrance examination as an integrated section measuring English language proficiency. Applicants must receive at minimum 3 points for each language section. The section testing English language proficiency will be entered in the system with pass/fail grade.
For the online exam you will need a computer with a camera and online connection.
Further information about application and selection criteria
(service available in English)
Tel. +358 10 192 001
Further information about studying and study contents
Tel. +358 20 611 0212