Digital and e-commerce is a big part of the Finnish market. Business Information Technology focuses on business and communication applications of computing, not on computer science. The program provides you with practical, professional Business IT skills combined with a broad, theoretical base.

Information technology studies include practical learning in co-operation with IT and other companies. The co-operation with both local and international companies enables you to learn a lot of new skills. In addition, you will gain more experience to work in multicultural teams and on multinational projects.

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 program and enables students to learn the skills and acquire the experience to work in multicultural teams and on multinational projects.

  • Objectives

    The students and the teachers of Haaga-Helia have a number of collaborative projects and seminars with businesses, non-profit organisations and industry representatives. They come and train the students about ICT and necessary skills in the e-business world annually.

  • Structure

    Students will get the chance to study the followings:

    • 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


    International Communication


    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


    Work placement






  • Career Opportunities

    You can expect to work in digitalisation areas of any company, especially in those that require applicants to have both business and IT qualifications. 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

    The degree also has connection to Master’s degree in Haaga-Helia.


Quick facts

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Degree info:
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
3,5 academic years / 210 ECTS
Language of instruction: English
Tuition fee: 8 500€ / academic year

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