International Marketing Management (MIMM)

Apply between December 1, 2017 - January 24, 2018 at 15:00 (GMT+2)
 

Who Can Apply?

Applicants with an appropriate degree from a University or a University of Applied Sciences may apply directly to a Master's Programme in the field of Economics and Business Administration and Technology at Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT).

Requirements for the Completed Degree

You are eligible to apply to this programme with one of the following degrees:

  • A 3-4 year Bachelor of Science in Economics / Business Administration from a University
    The degree must entitle you to apply to a university level Master's Degree studies in the country where the degree was completed in.
  • Bachelor of Business Administration from a Finnish University of Applied Sciences (ammattikorkeakoulu)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration from an EU/EEA country University of Applied Sciences
    The degree must entitle you to apply to a university level Master's Degree studies in the country where the degree was completed in.
    • A minimum of 80 ECTS credits of studies in Business Administration* is required whenever the Bachelor's degree being completed in a country other than Finland.
  • University Degree in a field other than Business Administration from a Finnish University
  • Master's Degree in a field other than Business Administration from a Finnish University of Applied Sciences

Please Note:

A first cycle higher education degree (a Bachelor's Degree from a University or a University of Applied Sciences) grants eligibility to apply to a Master's Programme.

Applicants having completed a Master's Degree in Economics or Business Administration in a University wordwide, are not eligible to apply. In case of completing a Master's Degree in Economics or Business Administration before starting your studies at LUT, you are not eligible to apply either.

*Studies Considered to be Under Business Administration:

Accounting, Marketing, Finance, Management and Organisations, Business Law, Economics, Supply Management, Supply Chain Management, Entrepreneurship, Logistics and Knowledge Management.

The completed studies must be composed of at least three different disciplines in Business Administration while thesis and internships are not included. Studies in Methodology are accepted as well. University level courses in Business Administration that are not included in the degree that you are applying with are accepted as well. However, courses completed more than 15 years ago will not be considered unless, they are included in the degree.

Requirements for the Degree Awarding University

The university awarding the degree that you are applying with

  • Must be an official and recognized part of the national education system.
  • Has to be listed on an official list or in an international handbook that is completed by an international organisation (e.g. UNESCO).

Possibility to Apply as Undergraduate

You are eligible to apply as undergraduate and if admitted, you must

  • Complete your degree by July 31, 2018
  • Mail an officially certified copy of your Degree Certificate and Transcript of Records together with the official translations (if applicable), to LUT Admissions Services in a way that they are received by August 3, 2018 at 15:00 (GMT +2)
    • Degrees completed in certain countries require you to follow the country-specific document requirements for authenticating and/or delivering your educational documents.
    • The authentication and/or the delivery may last even up to 50 days depending on the country

Minimum Requirements for Proficiency in English

Language Test

To be eligible to apply, you are required to submit a language test result as a proof of your proficiency in English.

One of the following language tests in English with at least the minimum score mentioned is required:

NOTE: A language certificate from your home university or any other institution or organisation is not accepted.

Validity for the Language Test

Your language test result has to be valid at least on the first day of the application period i.e. on December 1, 2017. If not, you are required to take a new language test as you will not be eligible to apply with an expired language test result.

All the language test results accepted by LUT are valid for two years from the date of taking the test.

When a Language Test Result is not Required?

A language test certificate is not required only, if you have:

  • Completed your degree in English in an EU/EEA country, Australia, Canada, New Zealand or the U.S.A.
    • The fact that the language of education was English must be mentioned on the Degree Certificate, Appendix, Transcript of Records or, on a separate official document provided by the institution of higher education awarding the degree.
    • In case of proving the required language skills in English with a different degree apart from the one providing you with the eligibility to apply, please note that the degree is required to have been completed by the application deadline.
  • Completed your degree in Finnish or Swedish in a Finnish University or University of Applied Sciences
    • The fact that the language of education was Finnish or Swedish, must be mentioned on the Degree Certificate, Appendix, Transcript of Records or, on a separate official document provided by the institution of higher education awarding the degree.
    • In case of proving the required language skills with a different degree apart from the one providing you with the eligibility to apply, please note that the degree is required to have been completed by the application deadline.

Further information regarding to documentation when proving your proficiency in English with your educational background can be found on the website 'Required Documents' for the programme.

Minimum Requirement for Previous Studies

To possibly get admitted, you must have completed

  • a minimum of 24 ECTS credits of university level studies in Marketing, International Marketing or International Business.

Please go carefully through the detailed information for the programme-specific requirements at MIMM - Admissions Criteria and Selection.

Admission Services