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, advanced 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.

Advanced specialisation studies, 12 ECTS credits, include courses on topics such as managing and consulting international startups and multinational companies.

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

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

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

You can find the latest information about degree structure and courses in the LUT study guide 2020-2021.

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 admission
1 December 2020 − 20 January 2021 at 15:00 (UTC+2)

Rolling admission
1 November 2020 − 31 May 2021 at 15:00 (UTC+2)