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Bachelor's Degree Programme in Software Engineering, Bachelor of Engineering: 240 cr
Bachelor of Engineering

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Head of Degree Programme: Hanna Kinnari-Korpela
Study Counsellor: Heikki Yli-Rämi
Study Affairs Coordinator: Reetta Palander


Qualification Awarded and the Level of Qualification

The Curriculum complies with the European and National Higher Education Qualification Frameworks (Bachelor of Engineering, EQF 6).

Special Admission Requirements

General admission criteria, see TAMK’s websites.

Recognition of Prior Learning

It is possible for students to have their prior competence recognised.
See TAMK’s credit transfer guidelines

Qualification Requirements and Regulations

Completion of curriculum studies and achievement of related competence objectives.
Further information:
TAMK Degree Regulations

Profile of the Programme

The degree complies with the criteria set by the Finnish national degree system as well as with the European framework for degrees and other competence.
Ministry of Education and Culture

Key Learning Outcomes

The build-up of your skills and competences is divided into following annual themes:
During the first academic year, you will build a strong basis for your engineering skills and knowledge by studying mathematics, physics and basics studies of ICT engineering. You will also learn basics of software engineering. According to the study plan, you will complete the first practical training after the first academic year.
During the second academic year, you will deepen your ICT engineering skills and knowledge. You will study topics of modern software engineering, but you will also increase your basic engineering knowledge and language skills. According to the study plan, you will complete the second practical training after this academic year.
During the third academic year, you will continue deepening your software engineering skills and knowledge, mostly by studying advanced topics of modern software engineering. You will be capable of applying and deepening your knowledge and skills in practical areas of working life. According to the study plan, you will complete the third practical training after this academic year.
During the fourth academic year, you will study advanced topics of modern software engineering. You will highly increase your professional software engineering skills and knowledge and gain versatile competence to understand the latest technologies, applications and methods of modern software engineering. During the fourth academic year, you will compile a Bachelor’s Thesis to present your competences in the field of software engineering.

Occupational Profiles of Graduates with Examples

The growing demand of software engineering specialists gives a vast variety of working possibilities. After graduation, you have competence to work for example as Software Engineer, Software Developer, Software Architect, Software Consultant, Data Engineer, Web Application Developer, Web Programmer and Mobile Application Developer.

Access to Further Studies

The Bachelor of Engineering degree gives you eligibility for Master's degree programmes in many universities offering programmes in ICT engineering.

Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading

Assessment of study performances is based on TAMK’s assessment criteria
The detailed assessment criteria can be found in course implementation plans. The teaching and assessment methods are agreed on with students at the beginning of each course.
TAMK Degree Regulations

Graduation Requirements

Completion of studies and achievement of competence objectives in the extent set by the curriculum.

Mode of Study

The in-class sessions of the courses will be mainly organized as daytime sessions between august and june. The adopted approach is blended learning. Thus, with the varying in-class lectures and practical sessions, also studying outside the classroom is required. The studying and different kind of projects may be taken in teams with the coaching of the experienced teaching staff.

Development of the Programme

The Ministry of Education and Culture’ definitions of policy and TAMK’s strategy have been considered in the curriculum.
The Degree Programme in Software Engineering is continuously developed based on the feedback from the students, alumni and other stakeholders.