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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

    Want to be part of the biggest revolution in world history, digitalization?

    Developing applications

    In Information Technology you'll learn to develop applications for mobile devices, web and cloud services.

    Embedded systems

    In Information Technology you'll learn to design and program smart systems electronics.

    IoT and cyber security

    In Information Technology you'll learn to the key principles of the Internet of Things (IoT) and cyber security.

    Apply for Studies

    Apply for the degree programme between 5.–19.1.2022 at

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    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 solid theoretical foundation combined with the knowhow of the local hi-tech sector.

    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 offers you a wide course selection. Your first years of studies could include entrepreneurship, data processing, communication, basics in mathematics and science, and the basics in your own field, foe example.

    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.

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

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

    Information Technology Curricula

    Students on spotlight

    Future Professions in IT

    Helping the large international companies and local players in their product development and technical applications related with IT – does that sound interesting?

    As a graduate you will 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.

    Students in spotlight

    Apurva Ganoo

    " Vaasa has connections to many engineering and technology oriented companies as the city itself is an energy-cluster hub. So from a work point-of-view, Vaasa has a lot of possibilities. "

    Apurva's story

    Robin Snellman

    " Studying in English requires a little self-confidence, but you’ll get along just fine in an international group. "

    Robin's story

    Malika Taky

    " The school’s vast connections with different companies give the students good advantages to build up both career and overall personality. For example, I have been living in Finland for three years now, and during that time I have gained almost three years of work experience."

    Malika's story


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