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Master's Degree Programme in Information Technology.
Master of Engineering, 60 ECTS

Master of Engineering, MEng

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Principal Lecturer
Mr. Ville Jääskeläinen

Specific admission requirements

Admission requirements are set annually. More information on the application instructions on

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

Master of Engineering degree produces the same competence to public office as the Master’s degree. The extent of the degree is 60 ECTS credits.

Key learning outcomes

The aim of the Master's degree is to prepare the student for advanced specialist tasks in international engineering surroundings in the field of ICT. The degree provides a student the latest knowledge in a chosen specialisation option, an ability to conduct applied research projects, information acquisition skills, adaptation of new knowledge, the latest knowledge in advanced programming and problem-solving skills.

Occupational profiles of graduates with examples

A graduate in Master of Engineering in Information Technology works in advanced specialist tasks in the field of ICT, focusing on using modern tools and methods in Finland and abroad. A graduate works for example in advanced specialist tasks in international engineering surroundings of ICT industries.

Access to further studies

The Master of Engineering degree is currently the highest degree-level in universities of applied sciences in the field of technology in Finland.

Examination regulations, assessment and grading

The assessment criteria are defined in the degree regulations of Metropolia and the 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 60 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 part-time studies.

Level of qualification

Master's Degree (Second Cycle)

Workplacement(s) and Work-based Learning

The content of the program is described in the curriculum and it includes courses and final thesis.

Obligatory or Optional Mobility

The program don´t include student exchande.