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The Master's degree programme in

International Business Management


The Master's degree programme in International Business Management

We have gathered detailed information about how the application and admission processes at Arcada work in the section Master's Application. There you can read on how to   apply to our degree programmes through the national study portal You will find all the important dates for your application and can read more  about e.g. eligibility, selection criteria and which documents you have to send us when applying.


To apply to this programme you need a suitable Bachelor's degree in the field of Business or other relevant fieldIn case the Bachelor's degree is from other field than Business, you should still have a minimum of 40 ECTS credits Business studies. In exceptional cases, an applicant can prove the 40 credits Business studies through an extensive work experience in the field. Arcada reserve the right to define this case by case.

In addition, you must have a minimum of two (24 months) years relevant work experience gained after the completion of the Bachelor's degree. 
Please read more about eligibility.

Application methods

If you have completed your Bachelor degree outside of the EU/EEA, you can be admitted the Master's degree programme in International Business Management through the GMAT/GRE test  plus motivational letter and video. 

If you have completed your Bachelor degree in the EU/EEA your degree will be academically evaluated, and admission is then through a motivational letter and video .

Please read more on how students are selected to the programme here.


15 December 2020, 9 am

Application opens

Please note that Arcada uses a continous separate application and that we are not a part of the national Joint Application system. Please read more about how to apply to Arcada.

25 February 2021, 3 pm

Application closes

The application to Arcada's programmes in English ends. Please note that as this is arranged as a continuous application, it may close earlier in case all study places have been filled.

18 March 2021

Final deadline for application documents

16 July 2021

Deadline for accepting study place offer

August 2021

Your studies begin