60 months
9000 EUR/year
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The Bachelor's Programme in Software and Systems Engineering from LUT University is a unique, international double degree programme developed in cooperation with Hebei University of Technology (HEBUT) in China. 

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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 engineering 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 Software and Systems Engineering programme from LUT University will receive a degree certificate from two universities after they have fulfilled the degree requirements of both universities. You will complete the entire degree in Lahti, Finland.

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.

After graduation, you will have good competencies to work as an expert in the software industry in development, management and business development.

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

  • software developers
  • testing engineers 
  • automation engineers
  • software designers
  • business process analysts
  • business service innovators
  • digital transformation consultants

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • 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.
  • In addition to the design and development of software, the curriculum also includes aspects of communications technology, hardware systems and special topics such as artificial intelligence. 
  • You will also select a minor subject from the offered portfolio, which includes topics involving energy systems, sustainability and economics, electrical engineering and mechanical engineering.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • The next rolling admission is 1 November 2021 − 31 May 2022.
  • The next regular admission is 5 − 19 January 2022.


300 ECTS

180 + 120 ECTS credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

Holders of any other comparable qualification on the upper secondary level of education providing you with eligibility to University-level Bachelor's studies in the country where the degree was completed in.

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

    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.


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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