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About

The Bachelor's Programme in Software and Systems Engineering at LUT University is a unique, international double degree programme developed in cooperation with Hebei University of Technology (HEBUT) in China.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

Software and technology have become increasingly important in our daily lives.

With the aid of digitalisation, societies are renewing their structures and operations, which offers countless opportunities for IT experts.

Programming skills give you the tools to solve great societal challenges. Challenges can be related to, for example, digitalisation, reducing energy consumption, the research and development needs of the business world or guiding consumer behaviour towards sustainability. Societal or organisational problems may also be solved by introducing a new software service, product or system to provide assistance and information to the people around us.

Software and Systems Engineering at LUT University  is for people who are interested in problem solving and want to make things faster, less costly and more efficient in the future. You will produce solutions that take into account the needs of both individuals and large companies.

Students admitted to the Bachelor's Programme in Software Systems Engineering at LUT University will receive a degree certificate from two universities after they have fulfilled the degree requirements of both universities. 

All double degree programmes will be completed in Finland, either in Lappeenranta or Lahti campus.

Career prospects

There are many reasons why software engineering is so popular, such as good job security, high starting salaries, and diverse job opportunities across industries.

Master's graduates in software and systems engineering have gone on to become:

  • upper level management in the electricity sector
  • testing engineers  
  • automation engineers
  • electricity grid designers for distribution company
  • business process analysts
  • business service innovators
  • digital transformation consultants
  • business intelligence managers

Programme Structure

  • The programme includes general, intermediate specialisation, minor, language and elective studies as well as a Bachelor's thesis at the end of the studies.
  • The main themes include different programming paradigms and environments, applying systematic processes in the development of systems and services, collecting software requirements and designing user interfaces.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

The rolling admission is now open and will close when all student places have been filled but no later than 31 May at 15:00 (UTC+3). Admission is based on degree certificates and language test results. SAT scores are not required. Be quick and apply now!

Language

English
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Credits

180 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students with a foreign secondary degree providing eligibility for similar studies in the country in question are also eligible. 
  • In addition, applicants to Bachelor's programmes in the field of technology are required to present a language test certificate as proof of their Finnish language skills (the required proficiency level is 5).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9000 EUR per year during 60 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 60 months.

Living costs for Lahti

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

  • For the first academic year, there are no scholarships available.
  • For the second academic year,  50% Tuition Fee Scholarship will be granted for the students successfully completing the studies on the first academic year (min. of 60 ECTS credits)
  • For the third academic year,  100% Tuition Fee Scholarship will be granted for the students successfully completing the studies on the first and second academic year (min. of 60 ECTS credits/year)

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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