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DEGREE PROGRAMME IN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

 
BASIC STUDIES60
The aim of basic studies is to provide the student with a comprehensive overall view of the position and significance of the field concerned within society and working life and in an international perspective, to familiarise the student with the general theoretical basis of the field and with communications, and to provide the student with the sufficient language proficiency necessary for practising the profession and for further professional development. (Vararehtorin päätös 24.2.2014 § 16)
 
STUDY YEAR 1   2   3   4    5  Total credits / ECTS credits Total credits / ECTS credits
TERM 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8  9 
 
K1001IB Study and Research Methods 6                 6
K1003IB Finnish Business Law   3               3
K1057IB Introduction to Accounting 2 1               3
K1005IB Marketing Thinking and Practice 3                 3
K1006IB Business Mathematics   4               4
K1058IB Computer Skills 5                 5
K1059IB International Business Operations 3                 3
K1060IB Introduction to Entrepreneurship   3               3
K1074IB Practical Economics   3               3
K1042IB Introduction to Selling   3               3
K1062IB Global Trading Today   3               3
K1114YY Green Thinking   3               3
K1011IB Business English and Conversational Skills 3 3               6
K1041YY Cross-Cultural Considerations 3                 3
 
For foreign students9
K1126YY Basic Finnish 1 3                 3
K1127YY Basic Finnish 2 3                 3
K1128YY Basic Finnish 3   3               3
 
For Finnish students9
K1073IB Professional Communication 3                 3
K1240LI Business Swedish 1   3               3
K1249LI Business Swedish 2   3               3
 
Studies Abroad

Studies abroad can be recognised to the basic studies according to the personal study plan.

 
PROFESSIONAL STUDIES90
The aim of professional studies is to familiarise the student with the main problems and applications in the professional field concerned and their scientific or artistic basis in order to allow the student to work independently in the field in either expert duties or development work, or as entrepreneur. (Vararehtorin päätös 24.2.2014 § 16)
 
STUDY YEAR 1   2   3   4    5  Total credits / ECTS credits Total credits / ECTS credits
TERM 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8  9 
 
 
COMPULSORY PROFESSIONAL STUDIES75
 
K1117YY E-Business Basics     5             5
K1014IB International Marketing     4             4
K1015IB Foreign Trade Practice and Documents     4             4
K1056IB Business Development Planning       6           6
K1017IB Professional Selling and Customer Relationships           3       3
K1065IB Management Accounting and Financial Analysis       4           4
K1066IB Statistical Research     4             4
K1067IB International Contract and Competition Law       3           3
K1021IB Enterprise Resource Planning Systems       3           3
K1043IB International Marketing Management       3           3
K1068IB International Entrepreneurship     3             3
K1045IB Purchasing and Procurement     3             3
K1046IB Supply Chain Management       3           3
K1025IB International Business Strategy     4             4
K1072IB Logistic Processes in ERP Systems           3       3
K1027IB Intercultural Skills       3           3
K1047IB Human Resource Management           4       4
K1029IB International Business Negotiations           3       3
K1031IB International Marketing Communications       3           3
K1048IB Research Seminar and Academic Writing           4       4
 
Innovative Project Studies3

Student will choose one of the following courses:

K1115YY InnoWeek Innovation Project   3   3   3       3
K1116YY Working Life Originating Commission 3 3 3 3 3 3 3     3
 
LANGUAGES IN PROFESSIONAL STUDIES 15 OP15
 

Starting a third language is compulsory for all DIB students. The language will be chosen from the list of Languages in Professional Studies. Please note: there is a minimum of 6 ECTS per language. If you take a basic course in a language, you will have to follow that same language to obtain the minimum of 6 ECTS. Only then it will be calculated as a part of your Languages in Professional Studies. If you only take one basic language course worth less than the minimum 6 ECTS, those ECTS will be calculated as a part of your Free-Choice Studies.

 
Finnish (compulsory 6 ECTS for foreign students)6
K1129YY Intermediate Finnish     3             3
K1130YY Finnish at Work       3           3
 
Finnish (recommended for foreign students)
K1131YY Finnish Business Communication       3   3       3
 
English
K1124LI English Business Communication     3       3     3
K1128LI Financial English           3       3
K1125LI Working English     3             3
K1129LI Professional Writing Skills           3       3
 
French
K1108YY Basic French I   4   4           4
K1109YY Basic French II 4   4             4
K1195LI French Intermediate Course I 4   4             4
K1196LI French Intermediate Course II   4   4           4
K1197LI French in Working Life I     4       4     4
K1198LI French in Working Life II       4   4       4
 
German
K1022YY Basic German I 3   3             3
K1023YY Basic German II   3   3           3
K1024YY General German     3       3     3
K1025YY Written German       3   3       3
K1152LI Gesprochenes Deutsch (German language)       3   3       3
 
Spanish
K1143YY Basic Spanish I 4   4             4
K1144YY Basic Spanish II   4   4           4
K1190LI Spanish Intermediate Course I 4   4             4
K1191LI Spanish Intermediate Course II   4   4           4
 
Japanese
K1031YY Japanese Language and Culture I 3   3       3     3
K1032YY Japanese Language and Culture II   3   3           3
 
Studies Abroad

Studies abroad can be recognised to the professional studies according to the personal study plan.

 
FREE-CHOICE STUDIES15
 
STUDY YEAR 1   2   3   4    5  Total credits / ECTS credits Total credits / ECTS credits
TERM 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8  9 
 

15 credits according to student`s own choice from courses taught in English. The following courses are recommended. If a student wants, he/she can choose courses from other degree programmes of Oulu University of Applied Sciences and other institutions of higher education taught in English. However the courses must be in balance with the objectives of the degree programme.

Y00044E Demola Project                   3
K1069IB Orientation to Professional Career             3     3
K1080BI Career Management       3           3
K1120YY E-Business Advanced           5 5     5
K1071IB EU: Economic and Institutional Approach       3           3
K1034IB Cultural Factors in Business       3   3       3
K1035IB Doing Business in Russia     3       3     3
K1037IB Doing Business in Asia     3       3     3
K1038IB Business Etiquette       3   3       3
K1036BI Desktop Publishing       3   3       3
K1029BI Immaterial Property Rights and Information Law       3   3       3
K1034BI Image Editing       3   3       3
K1003BI Introduction to Programming       3   3       6
K1070IB Enterprise Game       3   3       3
K1145YY Businessidea description and evaluation     3 3   3 3     3
K1146YY Incubation of Business Ideas     6 6   6 6     7
K1147YY Developing own business     5 5   5 5     5
K1052IB Project Studies DIB   3 3 3 3 3 3     3
K1053IB Project Studies DIB   4 4 4 4 4 4     4
K1054IB Project Studies DIB   5 5 5 5 5 5     5
K1055IB Project Studies DIB   6 6 6 6 6 6     6
K1041IB Advanced Computer Skills     3             3
K1123YY Preparatory Course in English 3                 3
K1101YY Preparatory Course of Mathematics 3                 3
K1100YY Preparatory Course in Computer Skills 3                 3
K1006YY Preparatory Course in Swedish 3                 3
 
Preparation to International Exchange3

Compulsory for students who are taking part in student exchange.

Y00021E Orientation to Student Exchange                   3
 
Studies Abroad

Studies abroad can be recognised to the free-choice studies according to the personal study plan.

 
PRACTICAL TRAINING30
The aim of practical training is to familiarize students with practical duties of major importance in relation to their professional studies, in particular, and with the application of knowledge and skills in working life under supervised conditions. (Vararehtorin päätös 24.2.2014 § 16)

Practical training period or some parts of it may be attained also abroad.
 
STUDY YEAR 1   2   3   4    5  Total credits / ECTS credits Total credits / ECTS credits
TERM 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8  9 
 
K1150YY Practical Training: General Training         10         10
K1151YY Practical Training: Professional Training I         10         10
K1152YY Practical Training: Professional Training II         10         10
 
BACHELOR'S THESIS15
The aim of the Bachelor's thesis is to enhance and demonstrate the ability of students to apply their knowledge and skills in practical expert duties related to their professional studies. (Vararehtorin päätös 24.2.2014 § 16)
 
STUDY YEAR 1   2   3   4    5  Total credits / ECTS credits Total credits / ECTS credits
TERM 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8  9 
 
K1038YY Bachelor's Thesis           5 10     15
 
STUDIES TOTAL210
 
STUDY YEAR 1   2   3   4    5  Total credits / ECTS credits Total credits / ECTS credits
TERM 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8  9 
 


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