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Master of Business Administration

Lapland UAS Master School

Master Programme in Digital Business Management

Extent of the study programme: 90 ECTS credits
Planned duration: 1,5 years
Application period for 2021: 1–31 March 2021
Studies start: September 2021
Next application period to come: 2022.


MBA degree as on-line studies all over the world!

Tuition is carried out virtually. Contact weeks are arranged once in a semester in Tornio, Finland. On-line studies make it possible to combine studies with the work and private life.

The online Master Programme in Digital Business Management for students who are aiming at contributing to the enterprise value creation and value innovation process in the digital era!

The contemporary business transformation requires understanding of the dynamic business landscape, evolving enterprise competitiveness and sustainability, and respective changes in enterprise ecosystems. We are living in an economy where future leaders need to be able to develop digital business but also understand what is happening in the global business context, especially from the perspective of sustainability. They need to understand how complex ecosystems work and they need to think in terms of horizons. Leadership plays a central role in a trans­formation process.

The online Master Programme in Digital Business Management is designed to strengthen the students’ personal and organizational development. Development tasks are grounded on the students’ professional carrier development paths. Orientation to research, development & innovation provides unique grounds for knowledge development, thus acting as change and competitive drivers in the students’ enterprises.

The programme is conducted entirely in English. There are also close relationships with international partners, both businesses and universities.

The Master’s Degree Programme will conform to the requirements knowledge, skills and competencies for the level 7 of European Qualification Framework, EQF(7).

Tuition is carried out virtually by utilizing Moodle and GAFE Study Environments and Adobe Connect system.

Contact weeks are arranged once in a semester.

 Master's thesis examples

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The programme is based on three competence areas:

  1. digital transformation of enterprises,
  2. business ecosystems and platforms, and
  3. horizons of the digital economy.

The three themes consist of modules aiming to deepen capabilities needed in business today and in the future. The thesis process aims at developing skills of the talents in information retrieval, analysis, scientific writing, and in research and development methods.

The mission is to educate and to train professionals with competences needed to create and develop sustainable business in the digital transformation age. The focus of the programme is on business model innovation, data management, establishing and managing service ecosystems, and inclusion management leading to new strategic orientation in the digital business context. The future business leaders need to know how to collaborate with others in order to achieve larger social goals and system change.

Most part of the programme is on-line but we have two contact weeks per year, one in September and one in January. Studies start in September 2021 with a contact week in Tornio, Finland. 

Please, find out more about the studies:

Tuition fee and scholarships

All Finnish institutes of higher education have adopted tuition fees in their English-language education programmes.

The fees will apply to higher education degree students who are not citizens of the EU, EEA or Switzerland.

How to apply


Please note, that to apply to this programme you should have 

1. BBA Diploma

2. minimum of 2 years’ working experience after BBA graduation



Apply to this Master Programme conducted in English by joining the national joint application system on www.studyinfo.fi

Application is open  1 - 31 March 2021.

This programme has a page on studyinfo.fi where you can find
  • application form and instructions
  • student selection criterias
  • information on entrance examination. Online entrance examination takes place on 14 May 2021.

Submitting the documents

The below mentioned documents are to be attached on your application no later than by 14 April 2021 at 15:00 at the latest.

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Documents to attach:

  • Bachelor (or higher) certificate (BBA)
  • Work certificates after completing a higher education degree
  •  Passport or Residence permit to Finland
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Contact information


Pricipal lecturer
Mr Esa Jauhola
tel. +358 40 551 5847
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Admission Services
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