The Degree Programme in Information Technology
Bachelor of Engineering, 240 ects
ICT, software engineering and embedded systems design for energy industry
More and more information technology experts are needed, as IT covers broadly areas in both working and everyday life. Degree Programme in Information Technology at Vaasan ammattikorkeakoulu, VAMK University of Applied Sciences focuses on product development and applications within production.Although society is highly internationalised, the challenges of information technology are also local and lasting. This is the case also in the Vaasa region, where a strong and international concentration of energy industry offers interesting job opportunities for IT experts.
As an engineer in information technology you will know how to develop and create new products and applications for the needs of businesses. The diverse specific areas include C, Java and TCP/IP applications, mobile telephone systems, Internet programming as well as embedded systems. The advanced professional studies focus on internationalisation and teamwork in projects, for example Botnia robotics soccer team.
Since the it field is in dynamic development, the degree program emphasises in particular the proficiency to get adapted to dynamically renewing tasks at work. Technobothnia, the teaching and research laboratory, provides
hands on practice in technology applications and solutions for future needs.
An expert in information technology
- is versatile and entrepreneurial and possesses a logical power of deduction as well as communicative skills
- acts in the industry of electronics and information technology, for example, in design, research, marketing, production or product development, as an independent entrepreneur or in international positions in export companies
Basic and Professional Studies
Introduction to Engineering Studies, Electronics I and II, Basic of ICT Skills, Telecommunication and Electronics, Professional ICT Skills, Economy, Energy Technology.
Advanced Professional Studies
Embedded Systems: Product development in engineering and programming for electronic devices. Connecting electronic devices to data networks.
Software Engineering: Applying state of the art designing and programming methods for development of information systems.
Practical Training 30 ects (5 months)
More information: Head of department Kalevi Ylinen