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Bachelor's Degree Programme in Business Information Technology, Tradenomi (AMK): 210 ECTS
Bachelor of Business Administration

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Degree title and level

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

Study objectives

The Degree Programme in Business Information Technology prepares students for digital business expert roles.

Upon successful completion of this programme, you will have a comprehensive understanding of future-oriented, innovative business operation. You will be able to automate business processes and implement service chains with the latest technologies taking into account customer needs. You will have a command of agile and flexible methods and the ability to organise and lead based on analysed information.

Study contents

The contents of the Degree Programme in Business Information Technology are designed in cooperation with businesses and with an eye on future competence needs. The programme equips students for a range of roles involving digital technologies.

In the first year, you will develop a good foundation in various aspects of digital business and the ability to develop your personal learning path. You will be able to choose from business, tourism, technology, design, and social and health care studies as well as a range of multidisciplinary modules in service design, circular economy and entrepreneurship. You will build a competence portfolio that demonstrates your ICT project and language skills.

You will have access to various learning environments, including traditional classroom-based learning, online learning, business organisations and projects as well as events, the campus radio, students' media agency, and other cooperatives with opportunities to learn by doing real-world tasks. Towards the end of the programme, you will gain practical experience by working in the organisation of your choice. You will be supported and assisted in your choices by a tutor throughout your studies.

Choosing a main subject or field of specialization

This programme does not have a specialisation. You will build your competence profile through module choices.

More about the language of instruction

The primary language of instruction is Finnish. Your studies will include 15 ECTS credits' worth of courses delivered in English, and additional optional courses are available.

Thesis

Your thesis project can be action or research-based. The thesis project is completed for a client organisation towards the end of the programme, and it is an opportunity to build contacts with employers. You will be able to apply your knowledge and skills gained during the programme, and you will be supported by a personal thesis supervisor.

Qualification

The degree title is Bachelor of Business Administration. The qualification is suitable for various private sector roles as well as public sector positions with eligibility criteria that include the applicable degree from an institute of higher education.

Internationalization

We offer our students diverse opportunities to gain international experience. You will be able to complete part of your studies at our partner institutions around the world and take work placement periods in other countries. Our language course offering is designed to help you develop extensive and diverse language skills. English-language courses provide opportunities to network with students and teachers from different cultures.

Co-operation with other parties

From the outset of the programme, you will have opportunities to apply your knowledge and skills in various real-world tasks including projects commissioned by workplace organisations.

Research focus

Your studies will incorporate workplace development tasks in cooperation with businesses and working communities. Multidisciplinary workplace-oriented projects, RDI projects and a range of learning environments (student cooperatives, M.IDEA, Neloskerros, LAMKES, LimuRadio, SimulTi, Fumatec, Linkku, etc.) help you build strong contacts with employer organisations.

Career opportunities

Upon graduation, you will be qualified for a range of roles requiring digital competencies. Depending on your personal learning path, you will be able to perform roles such as: provide ICT support to end users, build new applications, draw up digital service process descriptions, deliver agile projects, build user-centred online stores, and design value-added digital solutions for businesses.

Postrgraduate study opportunities

Graduates who have gained at least three years of work experience can continue onto a UAS Master's degree programme. Suitable postgraduate options also include programmes offered by science-focused higher education institutions and Master's programmes in both computer science and economics and business administration.