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Master's Degree Programme in Information Technology (in English)

Autumn 2021

Classification
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Networking and Services
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Research Methods and Skills 5
 
 
   
Trends in ICT 5
 
 
   
IT Project Management 5
 
   
       
Cyber Security 5
 
   
       
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning 5
   
     
   
Internet of Things 5
   
     
   
300151507.57.57.57.500
Medical Technology
                     
Research Methods and Skills 5
 
 
   
Medical Devices and Environments of Use 5
 
   
       
Regulations and Standards 5
 
   
       
Safety related Usability 5
   
     
   
Medical Device Life Cycle 5
   
     
   
25012.512.506.36.36.36.300
Elective Studies
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Master’s Thesis
                     
Master’s Thesis 30  
   
       
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ECTS credits per period / semester / academic year 603030303015.115.115.115.11515

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.

Description

The program is targeted for professionals in working life wishing to become a Master in Information Technology. Studies are designed and implemented in such a way that students in full-time employment can participate. Prerequisite for participation is a bachelor level degree in engineering and at least two years of working life experience is required. There is no entrance exam. The student selection is based on two preliminary assignments, see details in application pages.

The degree consists of Professional Studies (30 ECTS credits) and Master’s thesis project (30 ECTS credits). Studies consist of lectures, laboratory work, workshops, assignments, and projects as well as independent studying. The Professional Studies (6 courses) are planned to be completed in the first year and the second year (autumn 2022) is reserved for the Master's thesis. The thesis is usually completed in cooperation with your employer.

The professional studies are offered at the Karamalmi campus with following timetable: autumn 2021 weeks 35-50 and spring 2022 weeks 3-19.

The program is divided into two fields of specialization which is also asked in the application process: Networking and Services, and Medical Technology.

Networking and Services
The Research Methods and Skills course provides you the required knowledge to prepare and facilitate a high quality Master’s thesis. The lectures on Trends in ICT -course are given by professionals from highly esteemed companies in the field of ICT and will provide you with a good understanding of the current status of the business and the challenges the industry is facing. The advanced professional courses gives a broad and up-to-date knowledge on this fast developing field of networked applications. More detailed description can be found under Learning Path.

Medical Technology
Medical technology is steadily growing field of technology in Finland. Medical Technology Professional studies focus on medical devices including software. Studies are tailored for professionals working in business, industry and public sector, who want to deepen their knowledge, skills and competences in medical technology to capture new career opportunities for the future. Studies enable novel career prospects for professionals, with previous degree for example from ICT, automation, electronics or electrical engineering. More detailed description can be found under Learning Path.

Objective

- Broad view to the latest developments in information and medical technology
- Up-to-date knowledge on selected topics
- Ability to conduct a professional research study
- Ability to evaluate and develop your own knowledge and capabilities
- Valuable network of international experts to boost your career