Vocational education at Helsinki Business College

Helsinki Business College is a private vocational college in Helsinki, Finland. We are Finland’s largest and most versatile provider of secondary level education in the fields of business information technology. We have about 1,600 students in vocational education. Our campus is located in Pasila, Helsinki, in a central location right by the major train station of Pasila, less than 5 minutes from downtown Helsinki by train or car.

QBA, vocational qualification in business and administration
QBA: Study Business
in English

QBA is an international Vocational Business program taught entirely in English language, meant for upper secondary school graduates (ylioppilas). Studies are full-time and typically last 1,5 years including on-the-job learning.

In addition to QBA, we offer Business education taught in Finnish. Find out more about “merkonomi” on our Finnish site »

More about QBA
Visit qba.fi website

ICT qualification in Helsinki
Vocational Education in ICT
taught in Finnish

In addition to business education we specialize in ICT education. We offer vocational education in ICT only in Finnish (datanomi). We do not currently offer The Vocational Qualification in Information and Communications Technology (QIT) taught in English.

Datanomi in Finnish


Business and
Finnish studies

We offer a sepcial vocational business program, ‘merkonomi maahanmuuttajataustaisille’, which includes both business and Finnish language and business culture studies.

It’s meant for students with basic Finnish language skills who wish to learn more Finnish and get a Finnish qualification in business, ‘merkonomi’, at the same time.

MaMe in Finnish

 

For information on how to apply, please see the How to apply page


Our Vocational Qualifications taught in Finnish

In addition to our QBA program taught in English, Helsinki Business College offers the following vocational qualifications in Finnish:

  • Vocational Qualification in Business and Administration, “merkonomi”, for comprehensive as well as upper secondary school graduates
  • Vocational Qualification in Business Information Technology, “datanomi”, for comprehensive as well as upper secondary school graduates
  • Vocational Qualification in Business and Administration and upper secondary school matriculation examination (double qualification), “merkonomi ja ylioppilas, kaksoistutkinto”
  • Vocational Qualification in Business Information Technology and upper secondary school matriculation examination (double qualification), “datanomi ja ylioppilas, kaksoistutkinto”

Prove your expertise: European Business Baccalaureate Diploma

European Business Baccalaureate Diploma – EBBD is a certificate that can be achieved by our business and administration students. The diploma is harmonised throughout Europe and enables the beneficiaries to acquire additional competences in the areas of economy, Europe, languages and mobility. EBBD graduates receive an additional, internationally renowned certificate, which also serves as preparation for academic studies with a European focus.

Students at Helsinki Business College have the opportunity to achieve the EBBD diploma.
Please contact our international services for more information: intl@businesscollege.fi

Further Information on EBBD-diploma »