Common Professional Studies
(Select 30 ECTS)
Media Production Ecosystems
|Multimedia Communication Networks||5|
|Production, Value-chains and Technologies in Media Publishing||5|
|Multimedia Formats and Services||5|
|Mobile Web Technologies||5|
|Trends in ICT||5|
Final Year Project
|ECTS credits per period / semester / academic year||30||30||15||15||15||15||7.5||7.5||7.5||7.5||7.5||7.5||7.5||7.5|
Studies of syllabus is planned so 60 credits are studied in academic year. Planned syllabus may change during studies.
Due to the timing of optional and elective courses, credit accumulation per semester / academic year may vary.
Latest knowledge in media production ecosystems.
Degree Programme in Information Technology
Level of qualification
Master of Engineering
Master of Engineering
Specific admission requirements
Admission requirements are set annually. More information on the application instructions on http://www.metropolia.fi/en/apply/how-to-apply-2012/bachelors-degree-daytime-studies/.
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: http://opinto-opas.metropolia.fi/en/information-on-metropolia/regulations/
Profile of the programme
Master of Engineering is a one- or two-year second-cycle polytechnic degree that can be completed after a four-year first-cycle polytechnic degree. 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
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.
Course structure diagram
The course structure diagram is specified in the programme study plan >> Select specialisation option from the menu bar on the left.
Examination regulations, assessment and grading
The assessment criteria are defined in the degree regulations of Metropolia: http://opinto-opas.metropolia.fi/en/information-on-metropolia/regulations/ and the course-specific requirements are described in the course descriptions in the curriculum.
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.
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