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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
Degree: Master of Business Administration
Application period: Next application period in spring 2025
Studies start: August 2025


MBA degree as online studies from any part of the world!

Tuition is carried out virtually. Online 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 and 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 Zoom video conferencing.

Orientation activities are organized in August and studies begin in September. 

 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, establishing and managing business ecosystems, planning and forecasting in the digital era, 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.

 Please, find out more about the studies:

Tuition fee

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. University of applied sciences Bachelor's degree
    Foreign Bachelor's degree
    Foreign Master's degree
    University Bachelor's degree
    University Master's degree

  2.  minimum of 2 years’ working experience from the field of education after graduation. Please look for the details of Admission Criteria in www.studyinfo.fi


Apply to this Master Programme by filling in the application in www.studyinfo.fi

Further information you find from studyinfo.fi:
  • application form and instructions
  • student selection criterias
  • follow the admission process in My studyinfo -service
  • information on entrance examination. Please read carefully the entrance examination instructions!

Submitting the documents

The below mentioned documents are to be attached on your application no later than 24 January 2024 15:00 at the latest. 

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Documents to attach:

  • Bachelor or Master certificate 
  • Work certificates after completing a higher education degree
  •  Passport or Residence permit to Finland

Please notice that you cannot be granted a residence permit for studies, if your studies mainly consist of distance learning online and do not require you to stay in Finland. Read more from Finnish Immigration service pages: Residence permit


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Contact information


Principal lecturer
Tanja Suomalainen
+358 40 3547206
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