University of Vaasa
The Faculty of Business Studies is one of the largest players in the sector. Finland’s most highly prized university-level business education is to be found in Vaasa. Two of the degree programmes have already received international EPAS quality accreditation, which demonstrates that the education is of international standard.
At the University of Vaasa’s Faculty of Business Studies, you will follow a common study path for the first year before choosing one of six Bachelor’s programmes: management and organisations, international business, accounting and finance, marketing, business law or economics. The various programmes focus on different factors of business life depending on whether you are interested in companies’ strategic operations, financial planning, products and services, or human resources.
Economics students usually find work in financing, accounting, purchasing, sales, marketing and planning. Job titles include Finance Manager, Investment Advisor, Customer Relationship Manager, Auditor, Analyst, Human Resources Manager, Marketing Planner and Brand Manager.
With a degree from Hanken you can shape your own career path according to your interests. The majority of Hanken graduates work in the private sector. Some examples of what you can work with are auditing, business analysis, financial planning, marketing, portfolio management, start-ups and taxation.
At Hanken in Vaasa you can study the following majors in Swedish: Accounting, Commercial law, Finance, Management and organisation, and Marketing.
VAMK University of Applied Sciences
The Business Economics unit educates multilingual professionals for the needs of the Vaasa region’s international export companies. The diverse education gives the students know-how that is highly demanded in different supervisor and expert tasks. Close cooperation is conducted with working life: an essential part of Business Economics studies are research and development assignments commissioned by companies. These assignments are carried out with the teacher’s support.
At VAMK you can specialise in international business, marketing, judicial administration, financial administration, or tourism. You can become a Bachelor of Business Administration also in the Degree Programme in Business Information Technology, where you graduate as an ICT-expert.
The studies include English study units and all our students have the possibility to become international exchange students or conduct practical training abroad. If you want, you can also study the whole degree in English in the Degree Programme of International Business, where our students can also accomplish a Double Degree.
It is possible to study Business Economics also alongside work and for people with previous working life experience we offer a Professional Master’s Degree in Business Competence.