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Information Technology (in English)
Bachelor of Engineering, 240 ECTS


Bachelor of Engineering, BEng

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Contact
Janne Salonen
Head of Department
Information and Communication Technology
Phone +358 (0)40 334 1150
Email firstname.lastname@metropolia.fi

Specific admission requirements

Admission requirements are set annually

Specific arrangements for recognition of prior learning

Students have the right to apply for the recognition of prior learning. The recognition is based on the skills of the student regardless of the ways the fore mentioned expertise has been acquired. The student has the responsibility to demonstrate the skills required in the study objectives and to provide the required information and documentation based on which the decision for approval will be made.

Qualification requirements and regulations

Qualification requirements and regulations are defined in the degree regulations of Metropolia

Profile of the programme

The Bachelor of Engineering degree programme in Information Technology has been developed to provide students with a strong expertise in the chosen sector in the field of information and communication technology combined with a profound multidisciplinary skills and knowledge in technology and natural sciences, readiness and skills for effective project work and fluency in documentation and communication.

Revised curriculum with three majors consisting of courses with up to date contents provide learners with skills to design, implement and operate information and communication technological systems and solutions. The degree graduates usually start their international career as a R&D engineer, systems specialist or software developer in the field of information technology.

Key learning outcomes

Depending on the chosen major in the curriculum the graduates will have the skills and knowledge to design, implement and operate computer networks, backend and front end solutions, network connected sensor and actuator systems, wireless communication and virtual server systems. Additionally the graduates have the skills to function as a productive member of a project team with fluent communication and documentation skills.

Occupational profiles of graduates with examples

Information systems, embedded intelligence and mobile solutions are the key elements of modern society and everyday life. Engineers with strong expertise in various fields of technology are required to administrate systems of the modern era and to advance the technological development further. The revised curriculum in Information Technology degree programme aims at educating qualified engineers with skills required for international career. A graduate from information technology works in private or public sector for example as a software developer in software production, as a research engineer in product development designing systems with embedded intelligence, a solutions engineer designing network or cybersecurity solutions or as a specialist in technical support, in customer services or in technical sales.

Access to further studies

A graduate is eligible to apply for Master's Degree studies in a university after completing the Bachelor’s of Engineering degree.
Special arrangements apply to application for Master-level studies in a university of applied sciences as there is a requirement of three years of work experience after completion of a bachelor-level degree.

Examination regulations, assessment and grading

The assessment criteria are defined in the degree regulations of Metropolia: http://opinto-opas.metropolia.fi/en/information-on-metropolia/regulations/ and course-specific requirements are described in the course descriptions in the curriculum.

Graduation requirements

A student is eligible to graduate when he/she has completed all the required courses set for the degree as a present student (extent 240 ECTS credits).

Mode of study

Studies in degree programme are full-time studies implemented as courses, course modules or projects. Studies include contact teaching and self-study in a form of online studies, research assignments and academic project work.

Level of qualification

Bachelor's Degree

Workplacement(s) and Work-based Learning

Work placement is conducted during studies.

Obligatory or Optional Mobility