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BEngInformation and Communications Technology

Tuition fee €11,000 per year
Registration fee €100 one-time

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Today’s society is highly dependent on Information and Communication Technology (ICT). Computers, smartphones and networks are used by everyone, everywhere, to enable and drive innovation.

This bachelor degree program in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) provides students with the skills and knowledge needed to manage, operate and protect applications and computer systems from cybersecurity threats in the digital environment. The program offers you versatile opportunities as a future ICT professional. In the studies, you will achieve programming, data protection and security expertise needed in the ICT area.

Programme structure

The curriculum consists of basic, professional and optional studies as well as practical training and a Bachelor’s thesis project.

Basic studies contain Basics of ICT, language and communication courses, and coaching in study skills. General professional studies focus mainly on topics such as mathematics, physics and advanced communication skills. Mandatory professional studies include also Programming, Basics of Cyber Security and Information Systems. The advanced professional studies and optional studies take place during the third and fourth year including topics such as IoT, Cyber Security Operations and Cyber Security for Networked Systems.

The programme has strong connections to the IoT industry in Salo, and provides unique opportunities for students to network and interact with industry contacts during their studies in Salo.

1. year

  • Computer Sciences (15 ects)
  • General professional studies (30 ects)
  • Information systems (15 ects)

2. year

  • Programming (15 ects)
  • General professional studies (30 ects)
  • Cyber Security (15 ects)

3. year

  • Internet of Things (15 ects)
  • International Business Management (15 ects)
  • Cyber Security Operations (15 ects)
  • Digital International Business (15 ects)

4. year

  • Cyber Security for Networked Systems (15 ects)
  • Optional professional studies (15 ects)
  • Practical Training (15 ects)
  • Bachelor Thesis (15 ects)

Career opportunities

The combination of computer, electrical and software engineering, computer science, and communication technology is essential for all businesses. After graduation, students can work in a large variety of industries – from automotive and medical technology, to traditional ICT companies.

As an ICT Engineer, specializing in:

  • Data Networks and Cybersecurity: graduates can work as network and system specialists in various IT service- or network service providers and data center industries
  • Embedded Electronics and IoT: graduates can work with product development tasks for various companies
  • Game Development: graduates can develop game applications using state-of-the-art platforms, as well as work as game technology experts.

Finland with its fast development and advanced technologies has a great demand for IT talents. Graduating students can therefore choose from a wide range of options, including internationally known companies like Nokia and Kone, to fast growing start-up companies like Rovio (Angry Birds).

Apply now! Spring semester 2019/20
Application deadline
Oct 31, 2019 23:59
Europe/Helsinki time
Studies commence
Jan 1, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States