Curricula Guides

Uusi opinto-opas (sisältäen myös opetusohjelmat) lukuvuodelle 2018-2019 sijaitsee osoitteessa . Tältä sivustolta löytyvät enää vanhat opinto-oppaat ja opetusohjelmat.

The new study guide (incl. teaching schedules) for academic year 2018-2019 can be found at This site contains only previous years' guides.

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Archived Curricula Guide 2014–2016
Curricula Guide is archieved. Please refer to current Curricula Guides
MA035050 MAJ16/KVJ16 Specialisation Area 6 ECTS
Organised by
Person in charge
Marketing: Aino Halinen-Kaila, International Business: Niina Nummela

Learning outcomes

The objective of the course is to familiarise students with the central themes of his/her research field and to deepen one's knowledge in a selected topic area. During the course the student compiles an analytical and critical state-of-the-art- review of research on the selected topic.

Teaching methods

No lectures

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Written exam
  • In English
  • In English

Written examination/research review:
MA035051 MAJ16 Specialisation Area, 4 cr.
KV205051 KVJ16 Specialisation Area, 4 cr.
Additionally, students are requested to write a publishable research paper (20-25 pages) in a selected field.
Research paper:
MA035052 MAJ16 Specialisation Area, 2 cr.
KV205052 KVJ16 Specialisation Area, 2 cr.


Numeric 0-5.

Study materials

  1. Scientific literature related to the research field, to be negotiated with the person in charge.

Belongs to following study modules

Department of Marketing and International Business
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Implementation details are unavailable.
Department of Marketing and International Business
Operations and Supply Chain Management
Economic Geography
International Business
Economic Sociology
Finnish Study Modules
Business Japanese
Business Chinese