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Master Degree in Information Technology

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ADVANCED PROFESSIONAL STUDIES
             
Mobile Programming 5
System Architectures 5
Web Application Programming 5
Requirements Engineering 5
Conceptual Modeling and Databases 5
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FREE-CHOICE STUDIES
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ICT Project Management in an Inter-Cultural Environment 5
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MASTER'S THESIS
             
Master's Thesis 30
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Financial Technology Management 5              
International Technology Environment 5              
International Technology Contracts and Negotiations 5              
ICT Project Management in an Inter-Cultural Environment 5              
Statistics and Statistical Methods with SPSS Programme 2              
Dialogical Seminar of New Leadership 3              
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The curriculum has been planned so that the student completes 60 ECTS credits per academic year and 30 ECTS credits per semester

Studies of syllabus is planned so 60 credits are studied in academic year. Planned syllabus may change during studies.

MASTER DEGREE IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Qualification: Master of Engineering
Extent and duration: 60 ECTS, 1 to 1.5 years
Implementation method: multi-modal
Language: English
Unit: School of Construction and Electrical Engineering, Kuntokatu 3, 33520 Tampere
Education coordinator: Head of Degree Programme Ari Rantala / Senior Lecturer Pekka Pöyry
Eligibility: see TAMK’s websites on application and eligibility master’s degrees at www.tamk.fi/en
COMPETENCES DEVELOPED
The aim of the Degree Programme in Information Technology is to educate specialized IT professionals who have the competence of a senior designer or a software architect. The studies focus on the most important applications and methods of modern IT engineering.
The focus areas are software requirements, system architectures, server and mobile programming, and also conceptual modeling and databases. It is also possible to complete a course which focuses on project work in an international and multicultural working environment.
The education adheres to national (NQF) and European (EQF) frameworks.
BASIC VALUES OF EDUCATION
The task of the producer is to bring together and lead various individuals and professional groups. The basis for creative and innovative work is respecting difference, multiple values and multiculturalism. An individual is an active and responsible actor, whose choices can affect cultural processes. Being an IT professional includes thinking of technical and social questions of one’s own professional ethics and expertise area. Responsibility also includes an independent and active attitude towards studying.
TEACHING METHODS
The scope of the degree programme is 60 credits. It consists of Master’s Thesis (30 credits) and advanced professional studies (25 credits), where the focus is on software engineering. The Master’s Thesis is a working-life based development project, which also includes writing a report.
The studies can be completed within 1 to 1.5 years alongside work as blended learning. The students are supported to work alongside studies by using an on-line environment and distance education forms a significant part of studies.
STRUCTURE OF DEGREE PROGRAMME
Professional studies 25 cr
Elective studies 5 cr
Master’s thesis 30 cr
In total 60 cr