Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology offers you an excellent combination of basic and professional courses. You will get a solid basis to work as an engineer both in Finland and abroad. As an IT student in Vaasa University of Applied Sciences (VAMK) you will become familiar with:

  • Software Engineering, where you learn to apply modern designing and programming methods for development of information systems
  • Embedded Systems, which includes product development and programming for electronics devices, as well as connecting electronics devices to data networks.

Information Technology is everywhere and electronic, media and household devices need it in able to work properly. In other words, almost every part of our everyday lives needs IT.

Semester starts

August 2022

Degree info

  • Bachelor of Engineering
  • 4 academic years / 240 ECTS
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Tuition fee: 7 000€ / academic year

Edunation application period

Online: 1.9.2021 - 14.2.2022
Study Hub: 1.9.2021 - 21.1.2022
Pathway to Finland program
• Online studies: 11.01.2023
• Study hub in Finland: 15.11.2022


As a graduated engineer you will have a broad technological knowledge and understanding of the field of Information Technology and core engineering subjects and knowledge in mathematics and natural sciences that is needed in your future career. You will also be able to communicate both orally and in writing in engineering surroundings and earn skills to operate in working life and will be innovative and have entrepreneurial skills to reach the professional goals.


In VAMK you will learn the basics in engineering subjects such as mathematics and physics. Professional studies will strengthen your engineering skills in addition to languages and communication skills and business courses that will top-up your competence.

You will be linked to working-life throughout your studies via industry-related projects, work placement periods and a Final Year Project. In VAMK you will also complete 30 ECTS in practical training. This gives you a chance to create useful networks and plan your future career while studying.

See the current Information Technology curricula here.

Career opportunities

After graduation you will have the competence to work in positions within design, research, production, marketing and product development in the fields of electronics and information technology. You are able to work as international expert in export companies or as independent entrepreneur.

Your future job may range from product developer, programming to electronics design and telecommunicating positions.

Guaranteed Admission

Our Edunation Pathway to Finland program offers guaranteed access to VAMK’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 5.5 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 found on the university page.

Tuition fees & scholarships

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

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