International Degree Programme in Science and Engineering, BSc (Tech)

Science and Engineering


Head of the Degree Programme: Esa Räsänen, Jari Nurmi
Faculty Secretary: Minna Uusitalo
Study Coordinator: Tiina Riihelä

Learning Outcomes

- After completion of the programme, the student

- understands the role of mathematics, physical sciences, and information and communications technology in the modern-day society and has the competence to follow the development and societal significance of his/her field

- knows the basics of the essential areas of mathematics and physics

- is able to apply skills in mathematical and physical modeling, computational methods and numerics to solve problems related to mathematics, physics and information and communications technology

- is able to use scientific methods to interpret information, draw conclusions and report on his/her findings

- has active language and intercultural communication skills and is able to communicate fluently in writing and verbally in English in the context of his/her field

- has the competence to apply his/her acquired knowledge and skills in working life and understands the demands of the Finnish working life as well as of international settings

- is prepared for professional development and lifelong learning


Common Core Studies, 82 cr

Learning Outcomes

- The student possesses sufficient knowledge and skills in scientific and engineering subjects to be able to continue studies.
The student is able to use basic scientific methods in problem solving.
The student has the study skills and awareness required for developing his/her competence in his/her desired field.
The student is able to study and work both in Finnish and multicultural settings, and has the required language skills.

Compulsory courses

Course Credit points Class
ELT-10017   Signals and Measurements 5 cr I  
FYS-1216   Physics I 4 cr I  
FYS-1236   Physics II 4 cr I  
FYS-1286   Physics III 5 cr I  
FYS-1296   Physics IV 5 cr I  
KEB-61206   Chemistry for Engineers 4 cr II  
KIE-34156   Thesis Writing 3 cr III  
LTT-11107   Introduction to Academic Studies 4 cr I  
LTT-22106   Career Planning 2 cr II  
MAT-01166   Mathematics 1 5 cr I  
MAT-01266   Mathematics 2 5 cr I  
MAT-01366   Mathematics 3 5 cr I  
MAT-01466   Mathematics 4 4 cr I  
MAT-02506   Probability Calculus 4 cr II  
TIE-02107   Programming 1: Introduction 5 cr I  
TTA-11017   Basics of Industrial Management 5 cr II  
Student must select foreign language studies (of at least CEFR level A1) 9 cr  
Total 78 cr  

Optional Compulsory Courses

Must be selected at least 4 credits of courses

Course Credit points Alternativity Class
MAT-02456   Fourier Methods 4 cr 1   II  
MAT-02656   Mathematics for Algorithms 4 cr 1   II  

1. Select 1 courses. Choose one of the courses.

Major Studies

Study block Credit points
Information and Communications Technology 30 cr
Mathematics 30 cr
Physics 30 cr

The student's major subject shall be the subject in which s/he writes the Bachelor's Thesis.

Minor Studies

Study block Credit points
Biomedical Engineering, intermediate studies as elective studies 25 cr
Communications and Networking, Intermediate Studies as Elective Studies 25 cr
Computational Biology, intermediate studies as elective studies 25 cr
Industrial Management, Intermediate Studies as Elective Studies 25 cr
Information Technology, Intermediate Studies as Elective Studies 20 cr
Materials Technology, Intermediate Studies as Elective Studies, NS/ENG 20 cr
Mathematics 25 cr
Physics 20 cr
Sales in Technology-Driven Industries, Intermediate Studies as Elective Studies 20 cr
Signal Processing and Machine Learning 30 cr

The student shall choose two minor subjects in her/his degree. One minor subject is a 30 credit study module chosen from among the major study modules. The other minor subject is a 20 credit study module. The 20 cr minor subject can be freely selected among the study modules available. Recommended study modules for the 20 cr minor subject are listed above.

Elective Studies, 0 cr

The student can freely select the courses which s/he wants to study. Recommended courses are for example courses complementing the student's major or minor subject studies or language courses.

The student does not have to include elective studies in her/his degree if the extent of the degree meets the minimum requirement of 180 cr without them.

Kandidaatintyö, 10 cr

Learning Outcomes

- Upon completion of the Bachelor's thesis, the student:
- is able to retrieve, analyse and apply information from different sources,
- is able to produce a coherent and analytical piece of scientific work,
- possesses the skills to construct his/her work efficiently, and
- is able to give, receive and use constructive criticism.

Compulsory courses

Course Credit points Class
OPN-9156   Bachelor's Thesis 10 cr III  
TUT-8820   Proficiency Test for Bachelor's Thesis 0 cr III  
Total 10 cr  

The Bachelor's thesis is written as part of major subject studies in the Bachelor's degree. The student may write the thesis when s/he has taken at least 70 credits of common core studies and 20 credits in their major subject. In addition, the student must have an approved personal study plan.

The laboratories responsible for each major subject give detailed instructions on how to complete the thesis. The Bachelor's thesis includes taking the proficiency test. In addition, students completing the Bachelor's thesis are required to take part in the Bachelors Thesis Seminar.

Updated by: Riihelä Tiina, 14.06.2018