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Degree Programme in Information Technology, Communication and Data Networks

Autumn 2009

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Core Requirement Studies
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Basic Engineering Mathematics 6
     
             
                           
Introduction to Calculus 6
       
               
                       
Calculus with Applications 3  
       
                 
                     
Advanced Engineering Mathematics 6  
         
                   
               
Software Mathematics 3    
         
                       
           
Electronics Mathematics 3    
         
                       
           
Communication Mathematics 3    
         
                       
           
Mechanics 3
     
               
                           
Electricity and Magnetism 3
       
               
                         
Oscillations and Waves 3  
       
                 
                   
Physics Laboratory Course 3
     
               
                     
Applied Physics 3  
       
               
                 
Applied Chemistry 3
       
                 
                       
Finnish for Foreigners 1 3
     
             
                           
Technical Writing and Presentation Skills 3
     
             
                           
Finnish for Foreigners 2 3
       
               
                       
English Reporting Skills for ICT Projects 3
       
               
                       
Finnish for Foreigners 3 3  
       
                 
                   
Academic English Communication for ICT 3    
         
                     
           
Finnish Communication Skills for Technology 3  
       
                 
                   
Professional Swedish 3    
         
                     
           
Working Life Finnish and Academic Communication Skills 3  
         
                   
               
Introduction to Marketing and Leadership 3      
             
                           
 
Product and Project Cost Analysis 3    
         
                     
           
Introduction to Studies 3
     
           
                         
Introduction to Computers 6
     
           
                         
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Professional Studies
                                                       
IP Networks, Basic Module
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Network Management Systems 3      
             
                             
Internetworks (CCNA2) 3  
       
                   
                   
Virtual Local Area Networks (CCNA3) 3  
         
                   
                 
Wide Area Networks (CCNA4) 3  
         
                     
               
Wireless LANs 5      
           
                         
   
Enterprise Networks, Advanced Module
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Advanced Routing (CCNP1) 4      
           
                         
     
Building Multilayer Switched Network (CCNP 3) 4      
           
                           
   
Implementing Secure Converged WANs (CCNP 2) 4      
             
                           
 
Optimizing Converged Networks and Quality of Service (CCNP 4) 3      
             
                             
Personal Communications, Advanced Module
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Data Transmission 3    
           
                         
       
Radio Technology 3    
           
                       
         
Signaling in Telecommunication Networks 3      
           
                         
     
Packet Switched Mobile Networks 3      
           
                           
   
Data Communication Theory 6    
           
                       
         
Radio Network Planning 3      
             
                             
Mobile Messaging 3      
             
                             
Voice over IP 3      
             
                           
 
Telecommunications System 3      
           
                         
     
Mobile Communications 3      
           
                         
   
Communication Networks 5
     
             
                           
Digital Circuits 6
     
           
                         
Datastructures and Algorithms 3  
       
                 
                     
Embedded Systems Programming 3  
         
                     
               
Circuits 5
     
             
                       
UNIX Operating System 3  
       
                 
                   
Signals 3
       
               
                       
Microprocessor Programming 3  
       
                 
                   
Electronics Systems Engineering 4  
       
                 
                   
Orientation Project 6
     
           
                       
Programming 5  
       
                 
                   
Engineering Electronics 5  
         
                   
               
Computer Architecture 3  
         
                     
               
Local Area Networks (CCNA1) 3
     
             
                             
Basics of Digital Signal Processing 3    
         
                     
             
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Innovation Project
                                                       
Innovation Project 15  
     
           
       
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Elective Studies
                                                       
Work Placement
                                                       
Work placement 1 15                                                        
Work placement 2 15                                                        
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Bachelor's Thesis
                                                       
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ECTS credits per period / semester / academic year 71.57140.56237.733.840.330.824.815.832.529.51819.718.715.222.417.912.917.99.415.410.94.917.814.813.815.8

The curriculum has been planned so that the student completes 60 ECTS credits per academic year and 30 ECTS credits per semester

Due to the timing of optional and elective courses, credit accumulation per semester / academic year may vary.

Communication and Data Networks

Degree Programme in Information Technology

Information technology professionals work in the various areas of IT business: in telecommunications industries, software enterprises, telecommunication operators and service providers, and in many other information technology-related positions such as in computer and automation industries.

Learning aims and results
The aim of the Bachelor´s degree programme in Information Technology (240 ECTS credits) is to equip a student with the most up-to-date and high-quality knowledge and skills in information technology. The degree gives a student a solid basis to work as an engineer anywhere in the world as a student acknowledges intercultural aspects due to the multicultural study environment and student community. Additionally, language and communication as well as project skills are included to the degree programme to complement the engineering competence. This enables a graduate to head for an international career in various areas of information and communications technologies. A student will be linked to working-life throughout the studies via industry-related projects, innovative project, industrial placement period in the third study year and a Final Year Project.

The main competences, a graduate will have after completing a degree, are:

Software Technology
Telecommunications Technology
Embedded Engineering
Information Technology Systems
Information Technology Security

Structure of the Programme
The extent of the Bachelor of Engineering degree programme is 240 ECTS credits and the duration of the studies is four years. The studies are arranged in a modular way in which there are four modules in each academic year. One module includes around 15 ECTS worth of studies. Industrial placement (20 weeks) is undertaken during the spring-term of the 3rd study year.

The courses in Basic Studies (languages, mathematics, physics, basic business courses) and Professional Studies, that provide the necessary theoretical basis, are compulsory and common to all students of the programme. The courses in the various optional modules of Professional Studies are either compulsory or optional depending on the specialisation option that a student has chosen

Specialisation options in Information Technology degree programme, are:

Communications and Data Networks
Software Engineering
Embedded Engineering
Information Systems


Programme director or equivalent
Anssi Ikonen
Head of Information Technology Degree Programme
Phone + 358 (0)207 83 6383
Email firstname.lastname@metropolia.fi