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Business Management and Entrepreneurship, M.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months


The studies develop the students' understanding and knowledge of global business environments, strategic management and innovation as well as customer relationship management in international markets. The degree programme provides students with a Master's degree.

The core themes of the degree programme include: Strategic Thinking and Managing Change, Digitalization, Global Business Excellence, Customer Focus in International Business, and Organisational Development.

The Master Degree in Business Management and Entrepreneurship is offered by Häme University of Applied Sciences.

Applicants are required to have at least a bachelor-level degree in the field of Master’s degree programme as well as a minimum of three years’ work experience in a field of one’s degree. Master’s degrees in universities of applied sciences are equal to other Finnish Master’s degrees, and give the same qualifications as them. The part-time students’ challenges in time management are taken into careful consideration while implementing the studies. Contact lessons are arranged once a month and modern e-learning tools are utilis​ed, so it is possible to study alongside a job.

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Organisational development
  • Strategic Thinking and Managing Change
  • Global Business Excellence
  • Organisational Renewal
  • Master's thesis
  • Development and research project
  • Readings in professional literature

For more information, please visit the programme website.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Duration description
      2 - 2,5 years
  • Credits
    90 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

You can apply for a Master's degree programme if you have a relevant higher education degree and at least three years of work experience in the field, obtained after completing the degree.

The relevant qualifications for Master's Degree Programme in Business Management and Entrepreneurship

  • Tradenomi, Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Restonomi (AMK), Bachelor of Hospitality Management
  • Bachelor of Science (Economics and Business Administration)
  • Master of Science (Economics and Business Administration)
  • Other relevant qualification comparable to the above mentioned qualifications. You need to have at least 40 credits of Bachelor's level studies in the field of Economics and Business Administration.

Work Experience

At least 3 year(s) of work experience are required.

In addition to the required qualification, you need to have at least three years of work experience from the field of study of your higher education degree or from the field of study of the degree programme you are applying to. The work experience needs to be obtained after completing the higher education degree.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9700 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9700 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Hämeenlinna

  • 700 - 1100 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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