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Master’s Degree (UAS)

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
Course Structure Diagrams

Specific admission requirements

The application instructions can be found from the following web-page.

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


Profile of the programme

The extent of the degree is 60 ECTS credits and the duration is 1.5 years.The degree consists of Professional Studies (30 ECTS credits) and Master’s thesis project (30 ECTS credits). The title granted to student after studies is Master of Engineering.
Master of Engineering degree produces the same competence to public office as the Master’s degree.

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 designed and implemented in such a way that students in full-time employment can participate.Studies consist of lectures, laboratory work, workshops, assignments, and projects as well as independent studying.

Level of qualification

Master's Degree

Workplacement(s) and Work-based Learning

The program does not include internship. The Master's thesis project is usually completed in cooperation with student's employer.

Obligatory or Optional Mobility

The program does not include student exchange.