• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

Due to Coronavirus pandemic, HAMK has made it possible for new students to start their studies in the autumn as online studies from their home countries and arrive to Finland for on campus studies in January 2021. In addition, it is possible to pay the tuition fee in three installments.  

During the Information and Communication Technology, Bioeconomy  programme at the Häme University of Applied Sciences , you will achieve this by gaining the competences to integrate digitalization and data technology with biomass flows management of land, forest and waters. 

You will acquire team work skills to reshape communication between bioproduction, processing, business, markets and consumers. Principles of the circular economy and sparing use of natural resources are integral principles of the study programme.

Career

After graduation, you will be an engineer specialized in producing smart information and data-based solutions for the management of bioeconomy, the production and processing industry and supply chains. You are able to work with businesses and enterprises, engineering agencies, government, the public sector and non-governmental organisations. Your specific positions can be in projects, design, development, training, sales, consultancy, management, entrepreneurship and as specialist.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    The Spring deadline for August intake is 17th of May (recommended for applicants from abroad). 

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    240 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Working in Bioeconomy
  • Circular Bioeconomy
  • Iot platforms
  • Smart sensors
  • Cloud services
  • Smart Bioeconomy
  • Mobile Applications
  • GIS and smart logistics
  • Data analytics
  • 3D-modeling and printing

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

You can apply to a Bachelor’s degree programme at a university of applied sciences when you have completed:

  • the Finnish general upper secondary school syllabus and/or the Matriculation Examination
  • International Baccalaureate, German Reifeprüfung or European Baccalaureate Diploma
  • a Finnish upper secondary vocational qualification (120 credit units) or an equivalent previous vocational qualification with a minimum scope of 80 credit units
  • a Finnish post-secondary or higher vocational level diploma
  • further vocational qualification or specialist vocational qualification or an equivalent previous qualification
  • foreign education that provides eligibility to apply for higher education in the country in question.
Applicants English language skills will be tested in the entrance examinations. No language skills certificates are required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9700 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9700 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Forssa

  • 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.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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