Digital and e-commerce is a big part of Finnish market. Business Information Technology focuses on business and communication applications of computing, not on computer science. Graduates can expect to master business IT practicalities in the current e-business environment.
Haaga-Helia works close with other lecturers and students from partner universities to co-operate internationalization into the degree. This collaboration with both local and international companies is an integral part of the programme and enables students to learn the skills and acquire the experience to work in multicultural teams and on multinational projects.
Students and lecturers of Haaga-Helia have a number of joint projects and seminars with businesses, NGOs and industry representatives to come train students about ICT and necessary skills in the e-business world annually.
Students will get the chance to study the followings in BIT degree:
- Digital services
- Software engineering
- ICT-infrastructures and IT security
- Business development and Business IT solutions.
Students can expect to work in multicultural teams and on multinational projects as Haaga-Helia works with both business and IT companies.
Degree Programme in Business Information Technology / DIGI-OPS Compulsory Basic/Sector-Specific Studies
Basic Studies (90 credits) Study and Working Skills
Finnish language 15 Sales and Service
Project Work and Methods
ICT, Business and Entrepreneurship
Software Industry Specific Studies (professional studies)
Optional Profile-Specific Studies
Software Development Digital Services ICT Infrastructures Business and ICT Free-choice studies
Students with team work and the ability of work independently can expect to work in digitalisation areas of any company, especially those that require applicants to have both business and IT competencies. Most Finnish companies use computing technology in many areas of their operation. Therefore, ICT becomes an essential part of production, customer service and sales.
Another option is self-employment with the help of the StartUp School services. Find out more at www.startupschool.fi.
The degree also has connection to Master’s degree in Haaga-Helia.