Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirements 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 of 120 ECTS credits. Studies included in the Bachelor's degree cannot be included in the Master's degree.

Note that Bachelor and Master's degrees in Management and Leadership can only be taken in Finnish.

A list of the basic, intermediate, and advanced level studies in Management and Leadership lectured in English can be found in course descriptions.

 

 

Bachelor's degree includes the following                         min 180 ECTS   

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

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

Master's degree includes the following  min 120 ECTS

- Advanced studies in Management and Leadership
- Language and communication studies
- Minor and other studies

min 80 ECTS
min 20 ECTS
min 20 ECTS

   

BACHELOR'S DEGREE IN MANAGEMENT AND LEADERSHIP

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 in the 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 Management and Leadership
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 an
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 intermediate studies from one other subject at the School of Business and
Economics or the basic studies of another
other subject. In addition,the
students are required to take minor studies,
additional major studies, or other studies in order to reach the minimum extent of the bachelor's degree (180 ECTS).

 

 

MASTER'S DEGREE IN MANAGEMENT AND LEADERSHIP

Advanced studies in management and leadership               
min 80 ECTS

Obligatory (49 ECTS)

YJOS195 Methodology
YJOS991 Master's Level Research Tutorial
YJOS990 Master's Thesis
YJOS999 Maturity Examination


At least one of the following course modules must be selected (the remaining two can be accredited as optional studies)

YJOS510 Strategic Thinking
YJOS520 Organizational Theories
YJOS610 Organizations and Leadership

Optionals (31 ECTS)

YJOS530 Narrative Organization and Leadership Research
YJOS540 Stakeholder Management
YJOS550 Culture, Gender, and Diversity Management
YJOS560 Business Contexts
YJOS570 Organizational Culture
YJOS580 Perspectives on Strategy
YJOS615 Leadership and Gender
YJOS620 Learning in Organizations
YJOS630 Management and Personnel Development
YJOS640 Organizational Change Management
YJOS650 Leadership in Organizations
YJOS660 Career Management
YJOS670 International Human Resources Management
YJOS680 Diversity Management
YJOS690 Personnel Recruitment and Selection Assessment

 

6 ECTS
2 ECTS
35 ECTS
0 ECTS


 

6 ECTS

6 ECTS
6 ECTS

 

 
6 ECTS
6 ECTS
6 ECTS
6 ECTS
6 ECTS
6 ECTS
6 ECTS
6 ECTS
6 ECTS
6 ECTS
6 ECTS
6 ECTS
6 ECTS
5 ECTS
6 ECTS

Language and communication studies
20 ECTS 

First foreign language
Second foreign language
Optional language studies

4 ECTS 
12 ECTS
4 ECTS

Minor and other studies
20 ECTS
The students are required to take optional courses  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.

 

 

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JSBE research seminar

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