24 months
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13500 EUR/year
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About

The Software Engineering and Digital Transformation programme from LUT University focuses on developing advanced knowledge and expertise for the design and development of software and digital services and the digital transformation of business processes. 

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Overview

The Software Engineering and Digital Transformation programme from LUT University addresses the application of engineering principles of software and systems development, including design methodologies, business process and service modelling and re-engineering, operation principles, and maintenance and quality assurance approaches.

Digital transformation in this context refers to the change associated with the application of the software engineering body of knowledge to the transformation and modernisation of digital assets of business and industry.

You can specialise in one of two areas: Software Engineering or Digital Transformation

The Software Engineering specialisation builds on Bachelor's studies in software engineering and aims to develop professional skills in this discipline. Continuing from the common topics of software engineering and other areas of information technology, such as software development, quality assurance and testing or software design, this specialisation provides opportunities for students to engage in and develop abilities for research.

From a practical point of view, this specialisation prepares students for specialist roles or project and team leader positions.

The Digital Transformation specialisation aims to build expertise in software and service design and redesign, business process re-engineering and digitalisation for modern businesses, and industry workflow digitalisation.

Career prospects

Understanding different dimensions of software engineering is necessary for any professional today.

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

Software engineers may also have flexible work schedules – they can work anywhere where there is a computer and an internet connection.

Possible jobs for graduates of Software Engineering:

  • software developer
  • software architect
  • requirements engineer
  • database administrator
  • user experience specialist
  • team leader
  • project manager

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Core studies, 31 ECTS credits, include courses on software engineering models and methods, requirements engineering, running a software project, and research design methods.
  • Advanced specialisation studies, 35 ECTS credits, are available in Software Engineering and Digital Transformation. You will specialise in one of these two fields.
  • Software engineering includes studies on topics such as architectures and architectural patterns, data-intensive software systems, software maintenance, and quality assurance in software development.
  • Digital transformation includes studies on topics such as foundations of digital transformation, impacts and benefits of digitalisation, digital business platforms, and business strategy in digital economy.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
550

Other requirements

General requirements

You are eligible to apply to business programmes with one of the following degrees:

  • Bachelor of Science in Economics and/or Business Administration - Completed in a University - All countries
  • A minimum of 80 ECTS credits of studies in Business Administration to be included in the degree.
  • Bachelor of Business Administration - Completed in a University of Applied Sciences - EU/EEA countries
  • A minimum of 80 ECTS credits of studies in Business Administration to be included in the degree.
  • Bachelor's Degree in a field other than Business Administration - Completed in a University - All countries
  • A minimum of 24 ECTS credits of studies in Business Administration to be included in the degree.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13500 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Lappeenranta

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

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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