- Qualification: Bachelor of Engineering
- Length & duration: 4 years, 240 credits
- Campus: Kokkola
Software and communication methods are changing the way individuals and organisations do their daily activities. In all areas of life, there is space for innovations that help people to do things in a better way by using IT technologies - our world can become more user-friendly, more economical, and more productive and less energy dependent.
The degree programme in Information Technology provides you with extensive knowledge of software engineering and communications. You acquire the skills required in building new applications and systems that respond to customer needs. In addition to regular courses, we offer students real world
projects where they can challenge themselves.
IT Engineering studies consist of basic studies and professional studies in software and communications fields. You need to both to both real-world problems with software and IT systems.
The engineers’ work is very practically oriented. All professional studies contain a lot of learning by doing. For advanced students, we offer an opportunity to take part in our R & D projects during their studies.
Our main specialisations are software engineering and communication technologies. These are the fastest growing areas of IT. You get skills to build applications using different programming languages and platforms. You also learn how to use existing services to develop solutions to meet customer needs or even invent your new services by combining existing ones.
Due to the fast growth rate of IT industry the demand for skilled professionals is high.
Graduating engineers are valued, due to their learning skills and flexibility. In many projects, there are often technologies that are new even to experienced professionals, so precisely your learning skills are an essential asset.
Software designer, Web designer, R&D Engineer, IT Manager, Security expert, Network Systems
Administrator, Network specialist, CEO of your start-up company
Co-operation with working life
Kosila Digimedia, Oy Raisoft Ltd, SK Protect Oy, Bolid
en Kokkola Oy, Alfame Systems, Maintpartner,
Apex Automation, Sasken Finland, Kemira GrowHow Oy, Hur Oy, Livion Oy, Elisa Oyj
In Kokkola University Consortium Chydenius it’s possible to study in Master’s Programme in
Information Technology (in Finnish) and it’s flexible to apply directly from Centria UAS’ degree programme in Information Technology. A personal study plan will be made for every student according to previous study performance and degree.