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Joint application for higher education in spring 2018: 14 March at 8:00 — 28 March 2018 at 15:00 (UTC/GMT+2) Appplication period 2. Check available study options.


Universities of applied sciences and universities charge a tuition fee from Bachelor’s or Master’s level students studying in languages other than Finnish or Swedish.
EU/EEA area and Swiss citizens are not subject to the charge. Read more on tuition fees.


Natural sciences

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Qualifications in Natural Sciences (vocational qualification, further qualification, and specialist qualification in Information and Communications Technology) impart wide-ranging competence in information and communication technology and qualify students for employment in various tasks in the sector.

Holders of a qualification in Information and Communications Technology work in a wide range of service, expert, or support service tasks in various enterprises and organisations in the information and communication technology sector and the organisations supporting these. They may also act as entrepreneurs in their own area of expertise.

In information and communication technology, it is necessary to continuously follow the trends of a changing field and to develop in your job accordingly. Working in tasks in this field requires an understanding of the principles of enterprising and business activities and an application of the opportunities offered by the information and communication technology to the requirements of enterprising activities and the customers.

The work is often organised around projects, which is why cooperation and interaction skills are essential for working in these professions. The English language is widely used in the sector, both in written and oral communication. The work is customer-oriented and variable, and it offers plenty of opportunities to move from one task to another in the field. The sector also provides good opportunities for enterprising.