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Information Technology, Master's Program

Degree: Master of Engineering
Duration: 2 years
Extent: 60 ECTS
Study places: 30
Campus: Bulevardi 31, Helsinki

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Why study with us?

Looking for new career prospects? Interested to broaden your knowledge in Information Technology? Need new skills to deal with upcoming challenges?

Our aim is to educate you to work in advanced specialist tasks in the field of ICT, focusing on using modern tools and methods. The studies enable you to follow the professional development of the field, both from the applied research and practical viewpoints.

The program is targeted for professionals in working life wishing to become a Master in Information Technology. Studies are designed and implemented in such a way that the students working full-time can participate.

Our intercultural program is conducted in English to allow improvement of your communication skills. Your Master's degree will directly refer to your real life project and address your company's and your personal interest. The teaching is built to professionals with a wide industry background.

Program content

Structure of IT MEng. studies
Structure of IT MEng. studies

The degree consists of Professional Studies (30 ECTS credits) and a Final Year Project (30 ECTS credits). Studies consists of lectures, laboratory work, assignments, and projects as well as independent studies. They are conducted either in Helsinki/Bulevardi campus or in Espoo/Leppä-vaara campus.

In the first year, you will undertake a course in research methods and attend a seminar on Trends in ICT, and complete 20 ECTS from our course offerings from the two Specialisation Options.

We offer up-to-date courses on Mobile Programming, Media Engineering, and Telecommunication Technology.  Though these courses have been grouped into two Specialisation Options, you can select them freely. Students may also take other courses offered by Metropolia, see our wide course offering from Study Guide.

The second study year is reserved for a Final Year Project (Master´s Thesis). The Thesis work is usually completed in cooperation with your employer.

Your competence portfolio after you completed MEng degree

  • Broad view to information technology presented by leading companies in the ICT field
  • Up-to-date knowledge on selected Specialization Option
  • Ability to conduct a professional research study
  • Valuable network of experts to boost your career

Timetable 2014 - 2015

Autumn 2014 courses last from week 36 to 51, and spring 2015 courses from week 2 to 18. Courses are scheduled for one afternoon and one or two evenings per week, depending on the selected courses. Common courses are planned for Monday evenings and start at 17.00.

Career Prospects

After graduating with a Master of Engineering Degree in Information Technology, you may work in advanced specialist tasks in international engineering surroundings of ICT industries.


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