BUTUM Degree Programme in Business Technologies and Management
Master of Business Administration, 120 ECTS

Master of Business Administration

  • Programme
  • Curricula
  • Implementations

Name and level of education

Master of Business Administration, Master's Degree

Admission requirements and applications

Act of Polytechnics 9.5.2003/351 20§

Before applying see the admission criteria at www.studyinfo.fi

Scope and duration

The scope of the studies is 120 ECTS completed in 2 years partly as part-time and partly as full time studies.

Recognition of learning

Studies can also progress through the use of competencies acquired in the past or competencies acquired at work during the studies.

Mode of study

The mode of studies is blended and the amount of independent studying, virtual studies and sessions on campus depend on the courses. In Haaga-Helia, teaching takes place, depending on the course, either fully virtual or including meetings online or on the Pasila campus on weekday evenings from 17.40 to 20.30. At MCI, teaching takes place intensively on campus from Wednesday noon to Saturday afternoon.

Language of tuition

The language of the studies is English

Requirements and decrees

The degree curriculum includes core studies, specialisation studies, free choice studies, thesis and maturity test.

Haaga-Helia's operations are governed by the Act on Studies in Universities of Applied Science 18.12.2014/1129 (in Finnish) and Haaga-Helia's Degree Regulations.

Study attainments and assessment

The course assessment criteria are available in the course descriptions. More information about the course assessment is available in Haaga-Helia's Degree Regulations.

Targets and structure

The Double Degree Programme in Business Technolgies and Management equips students with the necessary skills to excel in high-level expert, development, and managerial roles. Graduates emerge as a sought-after professionals in digital business and management, capable of crafting innovative digital solutions and spearheading digital transformations.

Curriculum structure:
Compulsory studies 20 ects
Common elective studies 10 ects
Specialisation studies 55 ects
Thesis 30 ects
Free-choice studies 5 ects


The students represent various nationalities and work in organisations operating in global settings, which allows learning to take place in multicultural teams. The learning assignments mirror professional’s work in a global setting.

The programme includes a mandatory international exchange at MCI, Austria in Management, Communication and IT master's degree programme.

Work placement and cooperation with the business community

The courses include industry and business visitors and address the challenges of organisations and business. In addition, the thesis is a development project undertaken within an organisation.

Career opportunities

The programme encourages students to study and work concurrently, which gives the students the opportunity to integrate real-life projects in studies. This exchange between work and study enhances the skills and competencies the students need to advance professionally.

The programme gives the students excellent qualifications for a variety of managerial and specialist positions in business and other organisations.

Postgraduate studies

For example university studies (Ph.D.) or vocational teacher's programme.

Alumni activities

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Contact information

Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences

Pasila campus
Ratapihantie 13
00520 Helsinki

Head of the Degree Programme
Kari Hiekkanen, kari.hiekkanen(at)haaga-helia.fi