HELBUS Helsinki School of Business
HELBUS Helsinki School of Business



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Bachelor of Arts in Business

For Prospective Students

Are you interested in earning a business degree in Finland? Would you like to start your career in international business quickly?

You have come to the right place. HELBUS is a new private university in Helsinki that offers a British Higher National Diploma (HND) in Business. This program is unique in that it is completely delivered in English and our instructors are international professors from prestigious universities around the world challenging your mindset globally right from the very start! Course units are delivered in three week modules, which means that learners concentrate on one subject at a time. Read here what our students have to say!

HELBUS offers a quick pathway to a Bachelor’s degree in Business (2+1) by combining studies in Finland and abroad. After studying for four terms at HELBUS you will earn a Higher National Diploma, which is a qualification recognised in the UK. Then, you can apply for a Bachelor of Arts in Business (BA) -degree top up -program at one of over 100 recognised universities in 18 countries. In England alone, there are over 40 universities where you can apply for the final year. You can also complete your Bachelor’s degree studying in Finland in a distance learning program in a UK university. The quickest way to earn the Bachelor’s degree through HELBUS is just two years!

This BA-degree is equivalent to the Finnish “kauppatieteen kandidaatti”-degree and generally consists of 180 credits (ECTS), including the credits you have attained for your HND. You therefore have to complete 60 credits (ECTS) of studies in addition to your HND, which takes one year in UK universities. In total, therefore, it is possible to earn a Bachelor’s degree in just 2,5 years (six semesters). After earning the BA you can apply for Master’s programs anywhere in the world.