Degree structure and studies

The Master's Programme in International Business and Entrepreneurship is a two-year programme. It leads to the degree of Master of Science in Economics and Business Administration, M.Sc. (Econ. & Bus. Admin.), which is 120 ECTS credits.

The programme includes core, specialisation, minor and language studies.

Core studies (48 ECTS credits) include courses on starting and leading a growth enterprise, the internationalisation of a firm, and financial management.

Specialisation studies (42 ECTS credits) include courses on topics such as managing and consulting international startups and multinational companies.

The Master's thesis, 30 ECTS credits, is a part of specialisation studies. The thesis is an advanced research project, which requires approximately six months of full-time work.

Minor studies (24-25 ECTS credits) deal with international marketing, digitalisation and business analytics, and supply management.

Language studies (excl. English), 6 ECTS credits.

You can find the most recent information about courses and degree structures in the LUT study guide.

International Business and Entrepreneurship

Master of Science in Economics and Business Administration

120 ECTS credits

2 years

Start date
August 2021


Tuition fees and scholarships
EUR 10 000 Non-EU/EEA students
Scholarships available

Academic unit
LUT School of Business and Management


Regular application period
1 December 2020 − 20 January 2021

Rolling admission
1 October 2020 − 31 May 2021