42 months
9500 EUR/year
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Combine business with IT! The Business Information Technology programme at Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences provides students with practical professional Business IT skills combined with an extensive theoretical base.


About the Programme

The Business Information Technology programme at Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences offers the students courses on the most interesting areas of current IT education.

The IT specialization areas you can choose as your major and/or minor studies are:

  • Software Development: includes programming on different languages such as Java, Javascript, Python; Web and Mobile development; Database development and management; front-end and back-end development.
  • Business IT Solutions: includes Enterprise Systems such as ERP, CRM and SAP; Business intelligence; Applied AI; ICT management; ICT project management.
  • Digital Services: includes service design and innovation; customer experience; prototyping tools for software applications; user interfaces.
  • ICT Infrastructures and Cloud Services: includes data networks; data security; cloud technologies such as Microsoft Azure and Amazon AWS; Python programming; Linux and Windows servers.

In addition, studies typically include content and practical application arranged in co-operation with partnering IT and other companies. This collaboration with both local and international companies is an integral part of the programme and enables students to learn the skills and acquire the experience to work in multicultural teams and on multinational projects.

Career plans that include the development of entrepreneurship, and sales and service abilities are strongly supported. Furthermore, the programme offers general courses enhancing other skills required to successfully work in a business environment. These skills are related to areas such as teamwork, communication, and the ability to work independently.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • User Experience
  • Prototyping of Digital Services
  • Programming
  • Data Management and Databases
  • Server Technologies
  • Business Process Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 42 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

January start:

  • 30 September (application with SAT)
  • 15 September (with entrance examination)




210 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official (signed and stamped) transcript of records of the studies required for eligibility
    • Official (signed and stamped) certificate of resignation of studies leading to a University of Applied Sciences degree (applies to applicants who are applying with an incomplete degree and to applicants who have a valid study right in a University of Applied Sciences during the application period)
    • Copy of passport or personal identity card (applies to citizens of EU/EEA countries and Switzerland, for exemption from paying tuition fees)
    • Copy of certificate of a pending application from the Finnish Immigration Service and copy of passport or personal identity card (applies to UK citizens whose right of residence in Finland is based on the withdrawal agreement, for exemption from paying tuition fees)
    • Copy of residence permit card / residence card / EU Blue Card (for exemption from paying tuition fees; see detailed information).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9500 EUR per year during 42 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 42 months.

Living costs for Helsinki

975 - 1584 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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