Master's Degree in Game Business Management, Master | Online (optional) | Kajaani University of Applied Sciences | Kajaani, Finland
24 months
Duration
11500 EUR/year
Free
Unknown
Unknown
Apply date
Unknown
Start date

About

The Master’s Degree in Game Business Management is designed to respond to the needs and challenges of the game development Industry. The general objective of the degree is to provide management competencies and a deeper understanding of different aspects of the game business in the fast-changing global environment. You can choose either a part-time (online) or a full-time programme (on campus)! 

Visit the Visit programme website for more information

Overview

The learning objectives and contents of the Game Business Management focus on management and leadership, research and development methods, global economic issues, international game business and game development project management. The degree title is Master of Business Administration.

Game Business Management, part-time (fully online)

The Master´s degree is a part-time degree and will be conducted fully online. The studies consist of online lectures, e-learning, independent learning, group work, discussions and assignments. Each semester will start with an intensive week online and the studies will be completed fully via e-learning environments (online, distance learning). The online lectures are delivered weekly or biweekly, one evening per week.

The online degree studies do not require full-time attendance in Finland therefore the students are advised to apply only for a short-term visa (if applicable) for the possible intensive weeks.

Game Business Management, full-time (on campus)

The full-time Master’s degree includes full-time studies on campus for two (2) years. The  studies are conducted in the form of lectures, group work, discussions, and assignments, including independent learning. Students will study Finnish language as part of the professional studies. 

The studies include game projects, where the master students have the unique  opportunity to collaborate with the students pursuing the bachelor’s degree in game development. Drawing upon their diverse background, the master students can work in roles such as lead producer or lead artist.

The students are expected to arrive in Kajaani at the start of studies.

Key facts

The program comprises a total of 90 ECTS: course work accounts for 60 ECTS and the remaining 30 ECTS are for the graduate thesis. The 60 ECTS of course work includes 12 individual courses of 5 ECTS each. The courses are designed to provide students with the information they will need to succeed as high-level business leaders in today’s modern business environment.

Programme Structure

Course include:

  • International Game Business
  • Game Development Project Management
  • Self-leadership
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Financial Management

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • The application period takes place 8 -22 January 2025 for studies starting in autumn 2025. Apply in www.studyinfo.fi. 

Language

English

Credits

90 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus, Online
  • Semi-structured, Fully structured
  • Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

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

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

Get your student insurance now

Starting from €0.53/day, free cancellation any time.

Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at Kajaani University of Applied Sciences and/or in Finland, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

Other requirements

General requirements

In order to be eligible to apply for this master’s level degree programme you must have completed a suitable bachelor’s level degree (such as BBA in business information technology, game development, game design or similar, BA in game design, game art, business degree etc.) or other similar higher education degree. The applicant should have an understanding of the field of game business provided either by previous education or work experience.  

Work experience

The applicants should have a minimum of two years (24 months) of work experience after the completion of the bachelor’s degree. In case the work experience is in the field of game development, a bachelor’s degree in business gives eligibility to apply for this programme. 

Tuition Fee

To always see correct tuition fees
  • International

    11500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11500 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • National

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • There is no tuition fee for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students.

Living costs for Kajaani

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.

Funding

In order for us to give you accurate scholarship information, we ask that you please confirm a few details and create an account with us.

Loading

Scholarships Information

Below you will find Master's scholarship opportunities for Master's Degree in Game Business Management.

Available Scholarships

You are eligible to apply for these scholarships but a selection process will still be applied by the provider.

Independent provider
Grant
1000000 INR
Deadline
Anytime
Education Future International Scholarship
Merit-based

Read more about eligibility

Education Future
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

ServiceScape
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
The Smooth Movers Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

The Smooth Movers
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
33600 EUR
Deadline
01 Jul 2024
Mundus MAPP EMJM Scholarship
Merit-based

Read more about eligibility

Mundus MAPP
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
Moving Mates Scholarship
Need-based

Read more about eligibility

Moving Mates
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

Read more about eligibility

OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
7000 USD
Deadline
24 Apr 2025
Go Global MBA Scholarship
Merit-based

Read more about eligibility

educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

Read more about eligibility

educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 CAD
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Pinsky Law New Venture Development Scholarship
Merit-based

Read more about eligibility

Pinsky Law
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

Read more about eligibility

Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
Global Innovation Challenge
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

Social Shifters
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
8000 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

European Commission
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
The Bill Walsh Scholarship
Merit-based

Read more about eligibility

ACES: The Society for Editing
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
The MyUS Community Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

MyUS
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
20 Aug 2024
Dermadry Hyperhidrosis Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

Dermadry
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
$1,000 All Star Verified Scholarship
Merit-based

Read more about eligibility

Verified Scholarships
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
10 Dec 2024
PlagiarismSearch 2024 Essay Contest
Merit-based

Read more about eligibility

PlagiarismSearch
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
Merit-based

Read more about eligibility

IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
Florida Rentals Annual Dream Vacation Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

Florida Rentals
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
965 USD
Deadline
Anytime
Dr. Martin Blank – SYB Scholarship
Merit-based

Read more about eligibility

Shield Your Body
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
CryptoRunner Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

CryptoRunner
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
55 GBP
Deadline
19 Jun 2024
IELTS Morgan Terry Memorial IATEFL Scholarship
Merit-based

Read more about eligibility

IELTS from 6 to 9
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
05 Feb 2025
Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship Program
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
Spreadsheet Gladiator Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

Coefficient
Location not available

Other interesting programmes for you

Our partners

Master's Degree in Game Business Management
-
Kajaani University of Applied Sciences

Wishlist

Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!