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ET20SP Degree Programme in Information Technology

This curriculum is a translation of the curriculum of the Finnish degree program.

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Curriculum responsibility: Kimmo Myllymäki

Basis of Education

The degree program in information technology leads to a polytechnic degree in the field of information technology, the degree title being an engineer (Bachelor of Science). The scope of the studies is 240 credits and the duration is 4 years. The skills produced by the degree correspond to the level of higher education defined jointly in the European Union, which enables the movement of labor and experts.

The degree program provides the student with the professional knowledge and skills to work as an engineer in an internationalizing ICT field. Engineers graduating from the degree program also master basic mathematical and scientific knowledge, project work methods and communication skills, as well as know the key operating principles of business life.

The IT degree program focuses in particular on information systems implementation technologies that implement and integrate a variety of software, user interfaces, databases, computer networks, servers, and terminals. Students can focus their studies on software engineering or computer network engineering.

Engineers who graduate from the degree program in Information Technology are placed in software and computer network design and implementation positions, as well as in supervisory, training, sales, and marketing positions. Employers can be Finnish or international companies, such as design offices, companies specializing in information systems, data processing and software production, companies engaged in product trade in the field, and various public and private sector organizations.


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