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Bachelor of Business Administration, International Business – Oamk

Bachelor of Business Administration, International Business, full-time studies

Name of the Qualification Bachelor of Business Administration
Degree Title Bachelor in Business Administration
Scope of Degree 210 ECTS cr / 3,5 years
Name of the Degree Programme Degree Programme in International Business
Number of Starting Places 40
Implementation of Studies Lectures and discussions, group works, presentations, projects and case studies related to practical business operations. Partly e-learning arrangements. Many of the courses can also include a visiting lecturer from foreign partner universities. The close co-operation with working life makes it possible for students to put the theory they have learnt at lectures into practice. Studies include practical training either in Finland or abroad.
Campus Teuvo Pakkalan kadun kampus
Teuvo Pakkalan katu 19, FI-90130 OULU
Application Period

9.1.2019-23.1.2019, 35 study places

20.3.-3.4.2019, 5 study places

Entrance Examination

January application: April 10 in Oulu, Finnips exams in March

March application: April 11 in Oulu

Other info

Curricula 2018-2019

Selection Criteria

Selection Criteria

Selection criteria for all applicants in 2019 admission 

Application period 1, 9.1.-23.1.2019: 35 study places

Entrance exams organised outside Finland through Finnips network.

Application period 2, 20.3.-3.4.2019: 5 study places

Entrance exam organised only in Oulu, Finland.


SELECTION METHOD 1, on both applications

(Entrance examination only, all applicants. Applicants must receive min 10 points to pass the exam.)

Selection criteriaSelection points
Entrance exam 40 points
Total 40 points

To count the points awarded from school performance please check the general admission criteria.

Entrance Examination

Entrance Examination

Entrance examination in English

Applicants are required to read pre-reading material. You can find the instructions and the material from this pdf file 

The examination includes a compulsory section measuring English language proficiency. Applicants must complete all sections to an acceptable standard.

The entrance examination consists of the following sections (min./max. scores):

Essay (3/10 pts.)
Multiple-choice questions (2/6 pts.)
Mathematics and Logic (2/8 pts.)
Group discussion (3/16 pts.)
Total points: 10/40 (maximum)

The total duration of the written part of the International Business / Business Management entrance examination will be 3 hours. In addition, there will be a group discussion after the written part.

In the International Business / Business Management entrance exam no materials, no dictionaries, no mobile phones nor calculators are allowed.

Please get acquainted with the General Admission Criteria

The Degree Programmes in International Business are involved in admissions co-operation. You can find the list of co-operating degree programmes at Haaga-Helia website

Oamk DIB programme's January application is in Admission group 3. This means that the result of national entrance examination will transfer to other co-operating UASs in January application. Also results of Finnips exam will transfer to other UAS in Finnips network. National exam is on April 10 2019 in Oulu. The dates for the Finnips exams are informed later.

March application is in admission group 2. Results will transfer to other co-operating UAS in March application. National exam is on April 11 2019 in Oulu. 



Contact Information

Further information About Application and Selection Criteria

Admission Services

(service available in English)

Visiting address: Kotkantie 1, 90250 Oulu
Post address: P.O.Box 405, FI-90101 OULU, FINLAND
Tel. +358 10 192 001

Further information About Studying

Heidi Ylitie
+358 50 594 3435

Jyrki Holappa
+358 50 590 9670

Student Services

Teuvo Pakkalan katu campus
Teuvo Pakkalan katu 19
90130 Oulu
Tel. +358 20 611 0212