Bring Your Own Device

 

At Karelia UAS you will use your own computer for your studies. Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) means that you can utilise study materials, programmes and Karelia IC system at home regardless of date or time.This will make your studies more flexible, increase your information security and make your own study process more personal. 

You can start your studies with your existing device, e.g. computer or tablet. When proceeding, you should consider purchasing a computer which meets the requirements of your studies. In some study fields you learn to use demanding professional software which is available in defined facilities at your campus.  

Recommended computer (social- and health care, business economics and international business, tourism, forestry studies as well as master's degree studies)

  • Laptop
  • Minimum 8 Gt memory
  • Windows 10 operating system
  • Minimum processor Intel Core i5 or similar
  • 5 GHz WLAN (also 2,4 GHz)
  • Minimum screen size 14” (Full HD)
  • Hard disk minimum 128 Gt SSD
  • Camera, headphones and microphone
  • Longer than normal warranty period is recommended

Recommended computer (business information technology, civil-/building services engineering, mechanical engineering, energy and environmental engineering)

  • Laptop (A desktop can be used in Business information technology)
  • Recommended 16 Gt memory
  • Windows 10 operating system
  • Minimum processor Intel Core i5, recommended Intel Core i7 or similar
  • 5GHz WLAN (also 2,4 GHz)
  • Minimum screen size 15” (Full HD)
  • Hard disk minimum 256 Gt SSD
  • DirectX 11compatible GPU (min 2 GT memory)
  • Good battery that lasts several hours
  • Camera, headphones and microphone
  • Longer than normal warranty period is recommended

Recommended computer (communication)

PC

  • Laptop
  • Recommended 16 Gt memory
  • Windows 10 operating system
  • Minimum processor Intel Core i5, recommended Intel Core i7 or similar
  • 5GHz WLAN (also 2,4 GHz)
  • Minimum screen size 15” (Full HD or better)
  • Hard disk minimum 256 Gt SSD
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX GPU
  • Good battery that lasts several hours
  • Camera, headphones and microphone
  • Longer than normal warranty period is recommended

Or MAC

  • MacBook Pro
  • Recommended 16 Gt memory
  • Minimum processor Intel Core i5, recommended Intel Core i7 or similar
  • 5GHz WLAN (also 2,4 GHz)
  • Minimum screen size 13” (Full HD or better)
  • Hard disk minimum 256 Gt SSD
  • Good battery that lasts several hours
  • Camera, headphones and microphone
  • Longer than normal warranty period is recommended