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Information Technology, Bachelor Degree

Degree: Bachelor Engineering

Duration: 4years

Credits : 240 ECTS

Practical Training: 30 ECTS (5 Mos.)

Application Period: 5-19 January 2021 (by 3 pm Finnish time)

Study Places: 40

Tuition Fee : 7000 euros


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.

VAMK’s 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.


The programme offers a wide course selection. The first years of studies could include entrepreneurship, data processing, communication, basics in mathematics and science and basics in your own field.

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 electronic devices, as well as connecting electronic 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.

Career Prospects

  • Product Development
  • Programming
  • Electronic Design
  • Telecommunication

The degree programme in Information Technology has its roots in the local energy-related industry.

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