Bachelor of Business Administration, International Business, full-time studies

Taulukko: Tutkinto-ohjelman kuvaus
Name of the Qualification Bachelor of Business Administration
Degree Title Bachelor of 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 70
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 learned during lectures into practice. Studies include a possibility for student exchange period abroad, and practical training either in Finland or abroad.
Campus Linnanmaan campus, Yliopistokatu 9 FI-90570
Application Period January 4-18 2023

Selection Criteria

Application 4-18  January 2023

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 in by themselves. 


International University of Applied Sciences Exam: 35 study places

The entrance examination assesses the applicants’ abilities to study in universities of applied sciences. The entrance examination does not contain any pre-reading materials or pre-tasks.

More information about the International UAS Exam is available at the national website UASinfo.


SAT test: 15 study places


1. Evidence-based reading and writing (required minimum score 400)

i. Reading test
ii. Writing and language test

2. Math (required minimum score 400)

Only the new version of SAT test (completed after March 2016) is accepted. Oamk accepts SAT test results electronically from the SAT database. Applicant must make sure that Oamk has access to the applicant's test result by sending the result electronically from SAT database. Additionally SAT score report can be ordered straight from the test organiser to be delivered directly to Oamk. 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 test code for Oulu University of Applied Sciences is 7533.

N.B. SAT results must be at the Admission Services on April 3 2023 at latest.


Certificate-based selection for Finnish upper secondary school, IB, EB and RP/DIA diplomas and international IB and EB diplomas : 15 study places

Applicants should have received min. 100 points total from the upper secondary school diploma.


Certificate-based selection method for Finnish vocational degree: 5 study places

Applicants should have received min. 75 points total from the upper secondary school diploma.


The scoring models of certificate-based selection are maintained and updated on the national website UASinfo


 More information on how to apply is available here.

Contact information

Further information about application and selection criteria

Admission Services
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Further information about studying and study contents

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Head of Degree Programme, Senior Lecturer, Business
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