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Degree Programme in Information Technology.
Bachelor of Engineering, 240 ECTS

Bachelor of Engineering, BEng

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Janne Salonen
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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 is a four-year first-cycle polytechnic degree in the field of technology and transport which provides skills and knowledge for graduates to work in specialist tasks in the technology industry, in the service sector and in the public sector.

Key learning outcomes

Basic knowledge and skills in the structure and operations of software, devices and systems in the field of information technology.
Learning skills, problem-solving skills, communication skills, international and intercultural competence, working-life skills and innovation skills

Occupational profiles of graduates with examples

A Bachelor of Engineering in Information Technology works in specialist tasks in private sector companies, in the public sector and in project management in Finland and abroad. An engineer works for example in software production, in product development of electronic devices or in marketing, selling, customer service and business-to-business services.

Access to further studies

A graduate is eligible to apply for Master's Degree studies in a university after completing the first-cycle polytechnic 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: 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 are implemented as courses, course modules or projects. Studies include contact teaching and self-study. Studies aiming towards a degree are implemented as full-time studies.

Level of qualification

Bachelor's Degree (First Cycle)

Workplacement(s) and Work-based Learning

Work placement is conducted during studies.

Obligatory or Optional Mobility

Student Exchange takes place during the third year of studies.