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Information and Communication Technology

In ICT engineering studies you will grow into the role of an independent developer and problem solver. As ICT engineer you will have the competence to work on computing, more specifically, on intelligent automation and software development. In addition, you will have diverse project management skills and competence as an entrepreneur.

Degree: Bachelor of Engineering (Information and Communication Technology), Insinööri (AMK)
Extent and duration: 240 credits ECTS | 4 years
Location: Wärtsilä Campus, Karjalankatu 3, 80200 Joensuu, Finland
Study places in Joint Application: 40
Language of tuition: English

Application period: 3 – 17 January 2024
Student selection methods: Online Course

Studies are strongly linked to the real needs of ICT companies

Degree in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) provides you with a wide knowhow for working on the ICT field in Finland. The studies take place in modern learning environments and are strongly linked to the real future expertise needs presented by ICT companies. In addition, all students network with experts in ICT companies during their studies.

Your studies consist of fundamental ICT knowhow.  After the first study year you specialize in intelligent automation or software engineering. You deepen your skills in machine learning, artificial intelligence, software robotics, big data and data analytics, the Internet of Things, and Lean thinking. 

You can also join to the one-year specialization programme Society 5.0 and Digital Transformation offered by INVEST European University Alliance.

You may strengthen your personal qualities and know-how by elective studies based on your personal interests. Elective studies can be any studies offered by Karelia, other European universities, or you may advance your career by completing certifications offered by international ICT companies, for example, AWS Certifications via Amazon Web Services training.

Career opportunities

ICT engineers are employed in a wide range of jobs in a variety of industries, from large global organizations to small and medium-sized enterprises.

  • IT/ICT engineer
  • IoT engineer or developer
  • Software engineer or developer
  • Application developer
  • Programmer
  • UX designer
  • Ui designer
  • Systems architect
  • RPA expert
  • AI developer
  • Web programmer
  • Entrepreneur

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