Bachelor of Business Administration is a 3-year full-time programme preparing students for successful entry to international or local labour market and further studies. The programme aims to develop a thorough understanding of an enterprise and its environment. It covers all major areas of business administration: business law, management, economic policy, accounting, finance, marketing, ethics, human resources, global economy, innovation and research methods.
Studies involve analysing real life cases, lectures by company representatives, group works, home assignments that engage several courses at once, company visits, drafting a business plan etc. Students are also expected to complete an internship in companies. A wide-ranging curriculum enables students to continue after graduation on the path they prefer the most.
Watch our student Elisa talk about the programme.
The tuition fee for fee-paying students is 3800 euros per year. Altogether 25 study places are available on the programme. On the basis of the admission results 5 best applicants (regardless of their citizenship) will be given tuition-waiver scholarships. Applicants do not have to apply for the tuition-waiver separately, as they will be considered automatically for the competition. Information about the rules and conditions for tuition-waiver scholarships as well as tuition fee payments is given here.
After graduation, the students have a wide range of possible career choices and opportunities. Thousands of School of Economics and Business Administration graduates work successfully in private businesses, hold important positions in public companies and institutions, or have continued in academic careers worldwide, incl. many outstanding business and political leaders, notably, Mr. Siim Kallas, former Vice-President of the European Commission.
After completion of the BBA degree, there are equal opportunities to continue at master's level. You can find the different master's programmes at the University of Tartu here.
Students have a chance to take part in extracurricular activities to further develop their skills. Idealab provides entrepreneurial programmes for students who seek opportunities to put their academic knowledge into practice. Idealab brings together students from different fields from all around South Estonia to solve wide range of problems, find working solutions, build prototypes and develop business models.
BBA students are often involved in the AIESEC network and participate in the annual Student Startup camp. Open lectures ranging from power of improvisation to policymaking in EU are held regularly by the university.
"The main reason for choosing the Bachelor of Business Administration programme was my passion for entrepreneurship which had developed already in my high school in Latvia. I was sure about the direction of my BA studies, namely business or finance, and the BBA programme at the University of Tartu offered a great opportunity to cover the essence of business management and finance at the same time in an international environment."
Mairis, International Student Ambassador from Latvia
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