Objectives of the Programme
Structure of the degree
|Basic studies and professional |
(includes company based product development
projects for 30 ECTS)
|Free-choice Studies||15 ECTS|
|Practical Training||30 ECTS|
|Bachelor's Thesis||15 ECTS|
Information technology is necessary in every area of human life. The need for ICT professionals is growing continuously. As an ICT engineer you are able to design and realize various software solutions and applications. You are also capable of working as an active member of your working society and developing your own profession.
Studies are organized mainly as daytime teaching at our international campus and are meant for both Finnish and international students who are interested in making career in international working environment in Finland or abroad. Studies are conducted entirely in English and include lectures, workshops, project and group assignments as well as individual presentations. Studies have close connections to working life and local companies where students can put the theory they've learned at lectures into practise. Also software development skills and business knowledge are developed in a real-world projects. All real-world projects and practical training enable students to network with working life.
Content of the Programme
To build a good basis for the engineering studies, students will be studying mathematics and physics. Students will also learn to document their work and to manage different communicative and interactive situations and to apply international knowledge and competences in their own field. Foreign students will learn basics of Finnish languages.
All students will be provided with good skills in programming and databases. After graduating students are able to design and programme Internet services and applications for PC, Linux and mobile environments. The graduates will also have essential web development skills related to current Internet technologies and protocols, web graphics and multimedia, web authoring and design and web programming. It is possible to study advanced programming and deepen one's knowledge of server programming, mobile application features, development environments and mobile technologies as well as game development, design and tools. Studies also include user experience and business studies.
The degree programme gives you versatile career possibilities. After graduating students will have diverse knowledge and skills to act in software designing, product developing and as an expert in the field of information industry. The job title could be one of the following:
- Web developer or programmer
- Web designer
- Web application developer
- User interface designer
- Project manager
- Senior software engineer