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IBBA20 Degree Programme in International Business Administration
Bachelor of Business Administration, 210 ECTS

Autumn 2020


Due to the timing of optional and elective courses, credit accumulation per semester / academic year may vary.

Select visible years, semesters and periods (when only one year is selected) by clicking buttons on the right. (S = Spring, A = Autumn)

Year of study 1 2 3 4
Search: ECTS 1 2 3 4 1A 1S 2A 2S 3A 3S 4A 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2
Basic Studies
(All compulsory)
YHT1PE009 Business English 5
YHT1PE002 Customer Insight and Customer Experience 5
YHT1PE008 Entrepreneurship and Business Operations 5
YHT1PE003 ICT Key Competencies 5
YHT1PE007 Principles of Accounting 5
YHT1PE001 Professional Communication 5
YHT1PE006 Research and Development 5
YHT1PE004 Sales and Marketing 5
YHT1PE011 Study skills and career planning 5
YHT1PE005 Teamwork and Project Management 5
FIN1PO101 Welcome to Finland 1 5
FIN1PO102 Welcome to Finland 2 5
Professional Studies
(All compulsory)
Marketing and Sales in a Digital World 30                                                  
BIG8TN001 Basics of AI 5  
SAL2IB102 Digital Marketing 5  
BUS2IB101 Data Driven Business Development 5  
OPE2IB101 International Business Environment 5  
LEA2IB101 Leading Human Resources in International Business 5  
SAL2IB103 Marketing and Sales in a Digital World: Project Work 5  
Growth and Internationalization 30                                                  
OPE2IB202 Global Opportunities for Growth 5  
OPE2IB203 Growth and Internationalization: Project Work 5  
OPE2IB201 Innovating and Internationalizing Services 5  
OPE2IB204 International Business Regulations and Law 5  
BUS2IB201 Managing Global Value Chains 5  
INS2IB201 Orientation to Thesis 5  
Advanced Studies
(Select 30 ECTS)
Strategic and Sustainable Leadership 0                                                  
Free Choice Studies
(Select 15 ECTS)
Work Placement
(Select 30 ECTS)
PLA6PO104 Work Placement 30    
PLA6PO105 Work Placement 1 10  
PLA6PO106 Work Placement 2 10    
PLA6PO107 Work Placement 3 10    
Bachelor's Thesis
(All compulsory)
ECTS credits per period / semester / academic year 60705003030304010400151515151515202055202000


The core of the Campus philosophy

Porvoo Campus offers a modern and innovative learning environment, where students work in real projects. As a student you are able to start networking with companies already during your studies. Porvoo Campus is truly international with approximately 50 nationalities. Studies include teamwork, international projects as well as options for exchange and work placement abroad.

Engaging Campus atmosphere: Motivating, supportive and modern campus

Porvoo Campus is the place to be if you as a student value learning in an atmosphere which is truly motivating and fun. You are important both as an individual learner and as a committed team member. You challenge yourself in learning future skills and growing into a specialist. You are an active and empowered learner in a supportive environment. Your professional growth in built on regular constructive feedback. You share because you care, as does everybody on Porvoo Campus. Your innovative ideas count and make the difference. This is what our students have said:

“Staff members really listen and care for the students and their further learning.”

“The atmosphere on Porvoo Campus in motivating, inviting, relaxed, cosy, happy and encouraging!”

“Lots of light! Traditional hierarchical classrooms are happily missing.”

“Campus is so lovely! So many different types of rooms, where we students can work in groups and independently!

International and team based way of working

Studying on Porvoo Campus gives you plenty of opportunities for networking, multicultural encounters and making friends. In fact, you can join projects in any degree programme and gain new perspectives across different industries and make your own personalized study path. Porvoo Campus students praise the team spirit as well as the many opportunities for collaboration and creative problem-solving in projects. They also really value the change to practice team work in mixed groups:

“I like working with people from other countries and cultures it´s interesting to see how they think about solving problems.”

“I enjoy working teams with different students and it has been nice to get to know some other students outside my group. It is nice to share ideas which each other and learn from others. I also enjoy developing team work skills and think it is a very important skill to have in future.”

“We have had a lot of group work and projects, and this is positive because group work skills and getting along with different types of people in needed in almost every job.”

Learning by doing: Real and concrete projects that prepare for the future work

Porvoo Campus curriculum is based on competences that are need in the future work life. Creativity, critical thinking and ability to solve problems are competences that are needed in the future. You are engaged in real and practical projects which prepares you for your future career. You will have a change to make study trips abroad, create business ideas and organize events such as DigiDay, Campus does Good and Business Idea Fair. You also study in learning camps and reading circles. This is what our students have said:

“I have learnt to challenge myself, do things faster and more efficiently and evaluate myself.”

“We learn through practice by engaging in real projects instead of sitting in Iectures. In my opinion this prepares us better for work life and helps to adapt theory into practice.”