Overview

The double bachelor’s degree program in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) is a great opportunity to experience studies in Finland and in Uzbekistan. Information and Communications Technology (ICT) deals with technologies, methods and tools such as software applications, data networks and cybersecurity, games and hi-tech electronic devices and systems.

The Double Degree studies take place in Uzbekistan and Finland. The first year is accomplished in Uzbekistan in Tashkent State University Of Economics (TSUE) and the following three years in Finland at Turku University of Applied Sciences’ Salo IoT campus.

The duration of the studies is 4 years, and after completing your studies, you will receive:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems and Technologies from TSUE
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology and Communications (ICT) or Bachelor of Business Administration  from TUAS

This program offers you versatile opportunities as a future ICT professional.

Semester starts

September 2021

Degree info

  • Bachelor of Engineering in Information and Communications Technology (ICT), specialization in Software Engineering and Entrepreneurship.
  • Campus: Tashkent (Uzbekistan), Salo (Finland)
  • 4 academic years / 240 ECTS
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Tuition fee: 11 500€ / academic year

Edunation application period

25.3.2021 - 8.8.2021

Structure of the studies

The curriculum consists of basic and professional studies as well as practical training and a Bachelor’s thesis project. Basic studies contain basics of ICT, language and communication courses in English, Finnish and Russian, and coaching in study skills.

The studies typically contain several real-life research and development projects that are implemented together with companies. Studying with us, you will participate in a lot of teamwork, laboratory work and project work.

We value problem-based learning and incorporate our students in hands-on projects from the beginning. The learning process is supported by lectures, laboratory exercises, virtual courses, seminar presentations, and individual tutoring.

In Tashkent 

1. year studies

  • Working Life Skills for Engineers 1-2 (30 ECTS)
  • Engineering Tools 1-2 (30 ECTS)

In Salo

2. year studies

  • Engineering Tools 3 (15 ECTS)
  • Introduction to Software Engineering (15 ECTS)
  • Software Development (15 ECTS)
  • Optional studies Module (15 ECTS)

3. year studies

  • Full Stack Development (15 ECTS)
  • Project Skills and Entrepreneurship (15 ECTS)
  • Software Business (15 ECTS)
  • Optional studies Module (15 ECTS)

4. year studies

  • Software Engineering Practices (15 ECTS)
  • Bachelor thesis (15 ECTS)

Practical training (30 ECTS)
Complementary studies (30 ECTS) i.e., Technical Sales Management, Digital Marketing, Digital Business.

Co-operation and opportunities

The program has strong connections to the ICT industry and other degree programs locally, nationally and internationally. This provides unique opportunities for students to network and interact with industry contacts during their studies in the Salo IoT campus.

We implement research and development projects together with numerous local and international partners. You can benefit from this network in many ways during the studies.

Also, our students participate actively in the events and competitions organized in the field. In our various learning environments, you can learn working life skills by working in practical projects. As a Bachelor of Engineering, you may apply to a wide selection of Master’s programs in Finland or abroad.

Career

An ICT engineering graduate has wide and practically oriented fundamental knowledge and skills.

After graduation, you can follow and contribute to the development of your field. Your studies will strengthen your capabilities to promote life-long learning, your language and communication skills, and prepare you for working in an international environment.

Typical positions of ICT engineering graduates include e.g. IT Specialist, Project Manager, Software Designer, Software Developer, System Administrator, UX Designer and Web developer. Many of graduates establish their own company.

Admission criteria

Make sure you have all the following documents ready when you fill out Edunation application form.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

The applicant is eligible to apply if he/she has completed a qualification outside Finland that provides eligibility for higher education studies in the awarding country or with a non-Finnish higher education degree.

Applicants must submit the following documents to Edunation:

  • Copy of the final/official higher secondary school certificate or vocational qualification or High school certificate diploma OR Bachelor’s degree certificate
  • Transcript of records
  • Optional: English language certificate
  • Optional: Translations of the documents in English

Note: Original certificates must be shown when starting the studies at Tashkent State University Of Economics

PROOF OF NATIONALITY

  • Copy of passport ID page OR official ID card indicating nationality

PROOF OF ENGLISH SKILLS AND ONLINE INTERVIEW

It is not required to have an English language certificate, but we expect you to have an English level of minimum B2 on the CEFR scale. Your English level skills will be assessed through an online interview.

Apply now for the double degree and don’t miss this opportunity!

Tuition fee & Scholarships

The tuition fee is 11 500 EUR per academic year for non-EU/EEA students who start their studies in degree programs offered in English.

Students can apply for a scholarship after the 1st academic year.

Turku UAS grants scholarships based on Finnish language skills. The scholarship is 4000 euros, and the student can receive one scholarship per academic year by completing a Finnish language level test.

DO YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS?

Contact us at contact@edunation.co or at +358 50 354 8603 (we are on WhatsApp too!)