|Study location||Finland, Lappeenranta|
|Nominal duration||No duration set (180 ECTS)|
|Tuition fee||€9,000 per year|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
At least 2 reference(s) should be provided.
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.
The Bachelor’s Programme in Software and Systems Engineering is a unique, international double degree programme developed in cooperation with the Hebei University of Technology (HEBUT) in China. Students admitted to the Bachelor’s Programme in Software and Systems Engineering at 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.
The Bachelor’s Programme in Software and Systems Engineering takes three years, and graduates receive a degree from two universities. The programme leads to the degree of Bachelor of Science in Technology, B.Sc. (Tech.), which is 180 ECTS credits.
The programme includes general, intermediate specialisation, minor, language and elective studies as well as a Bachelor’s thesis at the end of the studies. Read more in the study guide.
After completing your Bachelor’s degree in the software and systems engineering, you can continue your studies in the Master’s programmes at LUT in the field of software engineering: Digital Systems and Service Development, Software Engineering and Digital Transformation or Software Product Management and Business.
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 etc.