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Bachelor Program in Business and Economics

The BSc Program in Business & Economics (180 ECTS credits) is for business-minded students with a strong interest in innovation and entrepreneurship or with an economist’s mind and analytical skills. The program is fully in English and open for international students.


The Bachelor Program in Business and Economics (180 ECTS credits) provides a solid foundation for a career in business, entrepreneurship, government and non-government organizations. The program covers three years of full-time studies, is fully taught in English and leads to a BSc degree in Business and Economics. 

During the first three semesters you will build a broad factual and scientific base in Economics, Finance, Accounting, Marketing, Management, Entrepreneurship and Strategy. You will also study Business Law and Data Analytics.

During the fourth semester you get the opportunity to specialize in one or two of the economics and business subjects that you have studied. The third year offers a number of elective courses, and culminates in the writing of a BSc thesis within your chosen specialization.

Global Challenges
During the first two years you will also partake in two Global Challenges courses. These courses will help you to understand how to manage some of our time’s most decisive global challenges, both as students and during your future careers.

CIVICA Engage Track
The CIVICA Engage Track is a European multi-campus, interdisciplinary bachelor experience with a focus on civic engagement and societal issues. It leads to a certificate and can be taken as an elective by year 2 students in the BSc Program in Business & Economics. Read more about it here.

Student Exchange
The Stockholm School of Economics is partnered with over 70 top-ranked universities and business schools all around the world, all of them available as destinations for your student exchange! Read more about our partner universities.

SSE Business Lab
Are you interested in entrepreneurship and want to start your own company? SSE Business Lab is Stockholm School of Economic's very own incubator open to students in all programs. You will get all the help you need to grow your entrepreneurial skills and succeed with your business idea. One of the many companies that have come out of the SSE Business Lab is fintech giant Klarna. Read more about SSE Business Lab here.

After Graduation
After graduation our students have the foundation required to continue their studies at the Master level or to start a promising professional career. A degree from SSE opens the doors to a wide range of careers and advanced studies. Our 2019 Bachelor graduates are no exception to this trend, having been highly successful in their search for exciting and fulfilling jobs. Of this high-achieving cohort, more than 90 percent accepted a job offer within three months of graduation. Read more here!

Career Opportunities

Students who have completed the BSc Program in Business and Economics work in a variety of industries and fields. They are for example:

  • Management Consultants
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Accountants
  • Marketing Managers
  • Controllers
  • Media Managers
  • Analysts

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