24 months
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12000 EUR/year
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About

The Master’s Programme in Strategic Business Development at University of Vaasa is your stepping stone to business. The programme offers you in-depth knowledge related to the management of strategic processes, which can be applied in service and manufacturing companies, business consulting and research institutions.

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Overview

The Master's Programme in Strategic Business Development at University of Vaasa  provides knowledge on managing the business development processes by offering courses focused on three key areas: new business opportunity recognition, business planning, and strategy implementation.

Teaching outcomes

Studies in Strategic Business Development offer a holistic view of the strategic operations of a company; they are valuable regardless of the position and career the student is aiming at. Graduates of the programme will possess the skills required at middle and upper management level. The studies foster performance-based thinking and enhance skills in developing and implementing strategy. Studies strengthen students’ know-how in analysing various strategic alternatives.

Accreditation

The programme is EFMD accredited. EFMD programme accreditation is the most thorough programme accreditation system for business and/or management degrees and courses, including face-to-face, blended and online provisions. EFMD Accredited emphasises academic rigour, practical relevance, internationalisation, and ethics and sustainability.

Programme Structure

  • Compulsory Strategic Business Development Courses (50 ECTS)
  • Optional Strategic Business Development Courses (select at least 22 ECTS)
  • Master's Thesis Research (30 ECTS)
  • Methodological Studies (8 ECTS)
  • Language and General Studies (10 ECTS)

Find out detailed course content on the programme website.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

Eligible for studies leading only to a higher university degree shall be a person who has

1. an applicable lower university degree;

2. an applicable polytechnic degree; or

3. an applicable education completed abroad which in the awarding country gives eligibility for corresponding higher education.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

No tuition fee if you:

  • are EU/EEA citizen
  • are equivalent to EU/EEA citizen (i.e. citizen of Switzerland)
  • are residing in Finland on a permanent basis
  • have an EU Blue Card

Funding

University of Vaasa offers a generous scholarship programme for students who are subject to tuition fees. Scholarships are applied for by choosing the scholarship option in the application form to the programme. Students are informed about possible scholarships together with the admission results.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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