Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics

Degree Requirements 2008-2010

The extent of the degrees in ECTS: the Bachelor's degree requires a minimum of 180 ECTS credits and Master's degree (as a separate degree) requires a minimum 120 ECTS credits. Studies included in the Bachelor's degree cannot be included in the Master's degree.

 

Bachelor's degree includes the following                         min 180 ECTS   

- General studies
- Language and communication studies
- Basic business studies
- Intermediate studies in entrepreneurship
- Minor and other studies

min 45 ECTS
min 20 ECTS 
28 ECTS
min 52 ECTS
min 35 ECTS

Master's degree includes the following  min 120 ECTS

- General studies 
- Language and communication studies
- Advanced studies in entrepreneurship
- Minor and other studies

min 10 ECTS
min 10 ECTS
min 80 ECTS
min 20 ECTS

 
Note that Bachelor and Master's degrees in Entrepreneurship can only be taken in Finnish. The Master's Degree Programme in Entrepreneurship in Family Business can be taken in English.
  

BACHELOR'S DEGREE IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP

General studies                                                                  min 45 ECTS      

TTKY020 Orientation to University Studies and PSP
TTKY030 Basic Academic Skills
KTTP110 Basics of Economics
YLAY050 Operations Management
MATY020 Basics of Mathematics
TILP150 Basics of Statistics
ITKP101 Computer and Data Networks as Tools
ITKY203 Basics of Personal Data Management
KAOP110 Introduction to Civil and Commercial Law

Introductory courses of intermediate studies seminar
TTKA810 Introduction to Economic Research
TTKA820 Methods of Data Collecting
TTKA830 Method Studies

1 ECTS
3 ECTS
9 ECTS
2 ECTS
5 ECTS
6 ECTS
3 ECTS
3 ECTS
5 ECTS


2 ECTS
2 ECTS
4 ECTS

Language and communication studies  min 20 ECTS 

Finnish, written communication
Finnish, speech communication
Swedish
First foreign language
Second foreign language
Optional language studies

2 ECTS 
2 ECTS
3 ECTS
6 ECTS
5 ECTS
2 ECTS

Basic Business Studies  28 ECTS 

YTPP211 Introduction to Management and Leadership
YTPP221 Introduction to Accounting 
YTPP231 Introduction to Marketing
YTPP241 Introduction to Entrepreneurship
YTPP251 Basic Business Studies in Practice

6 ECTS 
6 ECTS
6 ECTS
6 ECTS
4 ECTS

Intermediate studies in entrepreneurship min 52 ECTS 

YJOA240 Human Resource Management
YJOA320 Strategic Management
YLAA105 Financial Accounting
YLAA220 Cost Accounting
YMAA120 Marketing Research and Information Systems
YMAA130 Managing Customer Relationships in
International Environment
YRIA511 Family Business
YRIA900 Intermediate level seminar
YRIA999 Maturity  

6 ECTS 
6 ECTS
6 ECTS
6 ECTS
6 ECTS
6 ECTS

6 ECTS
10 ECTS
0 ECTS

Minor and other studies  min 35 ECTS

Minor and other studies must include at least the
intermediate studies of one
other subject at the School of business and
economics or the basic studies of some
other subject. In addition to this, the
students are required to take minor studies;
additional major studies or other studies
must be taken in order to reach the minimum
extent of the bachelor's degree (180 ECTS).
When planning minor studies,
students should bear in mind that in the
case of entrepreneurship the aim of the
studies is to provide students with a
wide knowledge base in business as well
as a sufficient level of know-how in a specific subject.

 

 

MASTER'S DEGREE IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Advanced studies in entrepreneurship                              min 80 ECTS     

YRIS131 Research Tradition in Entrepreneurship
YRIS146 Innovative Business Lab
YRIS991 Advanced level seminar
YRIS991 Master's Thesis
YRIS999 Maturity

Optional courses
YRIS190 Entrepreneurship in International Journals
YRIS200 Commercialization of Academic Know-How
YRIS220 Entrepreneurial Marketing
YRIS230 Innovations and Technology Transfer
YRIS265 Regional Entrepreneurship
YRIS270 Fostering Entrepreneurship and New Ventures
YRIS311 Entrepreneurship and Market Mechanisms
YRIS321 Preparing for Family Business Succession
YRIS330 Practicum I
YRIS340 Practicum II
YRIS377 Failing Forward
YRIS541 Family Business and its Governance
YRIS571 Value-Creating and Sustainable Ownership
YRIS591 Advanced Ownership Assignment I
YRIS591 Advanced Ownership Assignment II
YRIS821 Evolutionary Economics and Organizations

8 ECTS 
6 ECTS
2 ECTS
35 ECTS
0 ECTS


2-4 ECTS
6 ECTS
6 ECTS
6 ECTS
6 ECTS
6 ECTS
4 ECTS
6 ECTS
4 ECTS
8 ECTS
6 ECTS
8 ECTS
6 ECTS
4 ECTS
4 ECTS
6 ECTS

General studies  10 ECTS 

XKV016 Scientific Writing
FILP100 Introduction to Philosophy
YRIS180/181 Methodological Choices in
Entrepreneurship

3 ECTS 
3 ECTS
4 ECTS

Language and communication studies  10 ECTS 

XENT005 Professional Reporting 
Optional courses

4 ECTS 
6 ECTS
Minor and other studies  20 ECTS 

The students are required to take optional courses
(in entrepreneurship or in other subjects) in order
to reach the minimum extent of the master's degree
(120 ECTS). These optional courses do not have to
be advanced level ones.

 

 

For master's degree requirements in entrepreneurship in family business, see here.

Basic, intermediate, and advanced level studies in entrepreneurship lectured in English, can be found in course descriptions.

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JSBE research seminar

Seminar for everyone interested in high quality research in economics and business economics (program).