Overview

The bachelor program in Information and Communication Technology, Bioeconomy will prepare you to be an engineer with the knowledge, skills and understanding of the sustainable development. You will gain competencies to combine digitization and data technology with biomass flows management of land, forest, and waters.

During your studies, you will learn valuable teamwork skills to renew communication between bioproduction, processing, business, markets, and consumers. Principles of the circular economy and sparing use of natural resources are integral principles of the study program.

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Semester starts

August

Degree info

  • Bachelor of Engineering
  • 4 academic years / 240 ECTS
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Tuition fee: 9 700€ / academic year
  • Campus: Forssa

Edunation application period

31.12.2020 – 16.05.2021

Objectives

Bioeconomy engineering program will teach you information technology competences to develop tailored data, technology-based solutions for the use of bioeconomy production and processing.

The program will familiarize you with knowledge of computer programming and software development, web-solutions, IoT, M2M, virtual and added reality, internet of services, industrial internet solutions, modeling and model simulations, 3-D printing, data-analytics and data networks.

Your knowledge of data and technology will be used in new and innovative ways to create changes in an industrial praxis and the socio-economic framework of bioeconomy.

Structure

Your degree will comprise of the study modules like:

  • Working in Bioeconomy
  • Circular Bioeconomy
  • Iot platforms
  • Smart sensors
  • Cloud services
  • Smart Bioeconomy
  • Mobile Applications
  • GIS and smart logistics
  • Data analytics
  • 3D-modeling and printing
Career opportunities

After graduation, you will be an engineer specialized in producing smart information and data-based solutions for the management of bioeconomy, the production and processing industry and supply chains.

You are able to work with businesses and enterprises, engineering agencies, government, the public sector and non-governmental organisations.

Your specific positions can be in projects, design, development, training, sales, consultancy, management, entrepreneurship and as specialist.

Guaranteed admission

Our Edunation Pathway Diploma program offers guaranteed access to HAMK’s bachelor programs and you can get accepted within 2 days.

The admission requirements are:

  • High school diploma / Higher Secondary Education
  • Transcript of records (if possible)
  • Proof of English language: from IELTS 5.0, TOEFL IBT 35-45, Duolingo 75-80, or equivalent
  • Copy of passport ID page

You can find more information about the English language requirement on our page.

Students are pre-screened on a first-come, first-served basis.

Admission Criteria

The admission requirements for the program can be found on the university page.

Tuition fee & Scholarships

Further information about the tuition fee and available scholarships for the program can be found on the university page.

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