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    Information Technology, Bachelor of Engineering

    Become a needed IT professional! When information technology spreads into our lives, people are calling on you. In The Degree Programme in IT you can study for example software engineering and embedded systems.

    240 ects – 4 years | Practical training: 30 ects (5 mos.) | Intake: 40
    Next application period: 9.1.–24.1.2018 at

    Is Information Technology for You?

    The degree programme in Information Technology prepares you for demanding careers in the industry. You gain professional skills and a strong theoretical basis that are much needed in the rapidly changing environment.

    The education relies on the modern facilities of VAMK, and the high-level expertise of our lecturers.

    Our cooperation with the working life gives you good possibilities for taking part in projects with the local industry throughout your studies. You also have great exchange possibilities all over the world.

    Practical training (5 months) in the region's companies is included in the studies and is an excellent way to grow into even more demanding tasks.

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    Study Method in Information Technology

    The degree programme in Information Technology provides a wide course selection. Studies during the first years consist of, for example, entrepreneurship, data processing, communication, basics in mathematics and science, and the basics in your own field.

    As an IT-student, you will become familiar with

    • Software Engineering, where you learn to apply modern designing and programming methods for development of information systems
    • Embedded Systems, which includes product development and programming for electronics devices, as well as connecting electronics devices to data networks.

    The advanced professional studies focus on internationalisation and teamwork in projects, such as our NAO humanoid robot team. In Industrial Innovation Academy (I²A) Finnish and English-speaking students work together in projects assigned by industry and other working life customers.

    In Technobothnia Research Centre the students can get acquainted with the latest innovations of their field and take part in projects executed in cooperation with businesses.

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    Future Professions in IT

    We aim at producing experts who can help the large international companies and local players in their product development and technical applications related with IT.

    As graduate you have the competence to work in positions within design, research, production, marketing and product development in the fields of electronics and information technology. You are able to work as international expert in export companies or as independent entrepreneur.

    Your future profession can be:

    • Product development
    • Programming
    • Electronics design
    • Telecommunication

    The degree programme in Information Technology has its roots in the local energy-related industry.

    Research Laboratory Technobothnia

    You will also spend a lot of time in the education and research laboratory Technobothnia where you will focus on technical applications from the practical point of view.

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