48 months
7000 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Information Technology from Centria University of Applied Sciencesis aimed at you who want to become a versatile IT expert and have plenty of interesting work opportunities in the future.


Information Technology from Centria University of Applied Sciences provides you with extensive knowledge of software engineering and communications. The studies will start from the basics, so you don’t need previous knowledge or experience from the IT sector. In your studies, you can specialize either in software factory or in cloud systems and networking. The studies will also give you strong know-how in the field of engineering, starting from the basics, including natural sciences, language and communications skills and project management.


  • Software designer
  • Software engineer
  • R&D Engineer
  • IT Manager
  • Security expert
  • Network Systems Administrator
  • Network specialist or
  • CEO of your own start-up company.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Algebra
  • Geometry
  • Matrices and Numerical Methods
  • Chemistry
  • Functions
  • Differential Calculus
  • Thermophysics
  • Integral Calculus
  • Statistics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


240 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • the studies required for graduating from the Finnish upper secondary school or a Matriculation Ex-amination;
  • an International Baccalaureate (IB) degree;
  • a European Baccalaureate (EB) Diploma;
  • a Reifeprüfung (RP) or Deutsche Internationale Abitur (DIA) degree;
  • a Finnish vocational upper secondary qualification covering 120 credits or 180 competence points or a corresponding earlier Finnish vocational degree covering at least 80 credits;
  • a Finnish post-secondary or higher vocational level diploma;
  • a Finnish vocational upper secondary qualification or a further or specialist vocational qualification as a competence-based qualification, or a comparable previous qualification;
  • a foreign qualification that provides eligibility for higher education studies in the country in question;
  • Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree.
  • English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7000 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Kokkola

700 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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