University of Oulu, 2016

Over 1 000 applications to the international master’s programmes

Altogether 2 961 applicants submitted their applications to the international degree programmes at the University of Oulu during the first joint application period, which ended 20 January, 2021. Oulu Business School received 1 044 applications to its six master’s programmes. The number increased by 11 percent from the previous year (2020: 939).

The master’s programme in International Business Management (IBM) was the most popular out of the six programmes available at the Oulu Business School with 384 applicants. It was also the second most popular programme in the University of Oulu during this application period.

The completely new master’s programme, Business Analytics, attracted applicants well, too. Out of 275 applications, 93 were received by the business school. It is a joint programme between Oulu Business School and the Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering in the University of Oulu.

There are 115 study places available in international programmes starting in autumn 2021.

The number of applications received by the Oulu Business School during the first joint application period 2021:

  • International Business Management: 383
  • Financial and Management Accounting: 135
  • Finance: 165
  • Economics: 96
  • Business Analytics: 93*
  • Marketing: 171

Most of the student selections for the international programmes will be published in the beginning of March.

*Business Analytics is a joint programme between Oulu Business School and the Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering in the University of Oulu. Students graduate from the programme with three different degree titles depending on their study path. Applicants have applied straight to their desired degree-specific study path. Altogether 275 applicants applied to the programme.

Last updated: 22.1.2021