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

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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
Application Period 7.-20.1.2021

Certificate-based selection

SAT test-based selection

Finnips entrance examination outside Finland

Entrance Examination in Finland

January 2021

January 2021

March 2021

April 9 2021


Other info Curricula 2020-2021

Selection Criteria

Application 7-20  January 2021

In student selection four different selection methods are applied as follows:


SAT test: 3 study places


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

Reading test
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.


Certificate-based selection for Finnish upper secondary school diplomas: 2 study places

Applicants should have received min. 124 points total from the Finnish upper secondary school diploma.


Entrance examination involving selection coopeartion in Finland:16 study places

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.



Official Entrance examination involving selection cooperation outside Finland (Finnips): 14 study places

There will be a pre-reading material for the exam and it will be available on the websites of all universities of applied sciences that belong to the FINNIPS network at the start of the application period 2021. The examination assesses study and teamwork skills, verbal and written expression skills as well as matkematical/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)


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 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.

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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