Bachelor’s Degree (UAS), Undergraduate Programmes

Degree Programme in Automation Technology
Bachelor of Engineering, 240 ECTS

Bachelor of Engineering, BEng

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Heikki Valmu

Specific admission requirements


Specific arrangements for recognition of prior learning

According to the general rules of the university of applied sciences: >>

Qualification requirements and regulations

240 ECTS credits to be completed according to the curriculum.
See the Degree Regulations of Helsinki Metropolia UAS: >>

Profile of the programme

The aim of the Automation Degree Programme is to provide the students with versatile skills and know-how for expert and practical duties in different fields of automation: information technology in automation, energy automation, manufacturing automation or process automation.

Key learning outcomes

Versatile skills in automation and specialization in some field of automation more closely.

Occupational profiles of graduates with examples

Automation engineers are employed in engineering agencies, design, software and import companies, and in research institutions. Automation engineers are in expert or supervisory duties in product development and design, programming, technical purchase and sales, maintenance and service and training. Experts in automation often function as leaders of small groups, as design and project managers, senior operators and department heads. They also work in export projects as managers in charge of automation in design, implementation or start-up projects.

Access to further studies

Access to Master's degree of automation technology and Master's studies in a university according to the entrance qualifications.

Examination regulations, assessment and grading

Each course assessed using grading 0-5. Grade 0 = fail and grades 1-5 = pass. The assessment criteria are presented in each course description and the actual assessment methods depends on the teacher of the course.

Graduation requirements

240 ECTS credits to be completed according to the curriculum.

Mode of study

The studies are full-time studies

Level of qualification

Bachelor' Degree (First Cycle)

Workplacement(s) and Work-based Learning

Obligatory or Optional Mobility