Information and Communication Technology, Robotics
Field of studies
- Information and Communication Technology
- IT and ICT
- Direct Application 2024, Bachelor's
- Finnish Joint Application 2024
Type of education
- Bachelor’s Degree
- Bachelor Level Studies - EQF 6
- Contact Lessons
Join the robotics evolution!
In our Degree Programme in Information and Communication Technology, Robotics, you learn to use technology to improve people’s lives and advance sustainability.
You will learn how to program and integrate robotics in service, business, and industry operations to save resources, boost efficiency, and improve quality. You will understand human-robot interaction and can design collaborative robotics in different sectors from care services and food production to businesses and manufacturing. Upon graduation, you will be a professional who knows how to use ICT and robotics to build smart systems and operations that are better for the planet and the people.
You will learn to use robotics, IT and technology to create a better life for people and to advance environmentally friendly business models.
Qualification provided by education
You will become an engineer with current and employable skills in ICT and robotics. You can work for example as robotics engineer, software developer, automation specialist or AI consultant.
Structure of studies
In this programme, you learn, for example, coding, software engineering, robotic process automation (RPA), data analytics, machine learning, and artificial intelligence (AI). For example we use RoboDK simulation software for simulation and offline programming of industrial robots. In addition to all the technical skills, you develop creativity, problem-solving abilities, systematic and analytical thinking, and communication skills.
During your studies, you will work on hands-on projects, commissioned by business and industry partners, as a member of diverse and international student teams. The robotics campus in the city of Riihimäki offers an ecosystem and an excellent opportunity for developing and applying robotics.
Your studies at HAMK will include work placement and a thesis. In your work placement, you practice your profession in a company and build connections with potential employers. In your thesis, you research a subject that interests you.
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For Students living in Finland
Study Paths – Open Studies Leading to a Degree
In our Study Paths, you will complete studies that are part of a degree program as a student of the Open University of Applied Sciences, alongside degree students. Once you have completed the required amount of studies with the necessary grades, you can apply to become a degree student and continue your studies to completion as usual. Check more information:
Students outside of Finland: As Open University Studies are not leading to a degree it is not possible to get a residence permit only for that purpose.
3 reasons to study in Information and Communication Technology, Robotics!
You gain solid technical competence with strong industry connections to pursue versatile career opportunities in the rapidly growing ICT and Robotics sectors.
You graduate with a portfolio of projects that showcase your abilities and make you stand out to potential employers.
You gain strong competence to advance ecological, social, and economic sustainability.
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Studying in Finland
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Full-time Studies, Contact Lessons
In full-time studies, you complete yourr studies at a steady pace with a familiar student group. You usually study at campus five days a week.
Full-time studies as contact lessons are part of HAMK’s Studymode 8-16. You can read more about our approach to studying here:
As a student of ICT Robotics, your home campus is Riihimäki Campus.
Diverse expertise in technology, robotics, and the field of traffic – all of this you’ll find at the Riihimäki campus! The campus offers a range of engineering programs in both Finnish and English, graduating versatile professionals for the future.
In addition to teaching, the campus conducts extensive research work. It provides excellent facilities for both theoretical and practical studies and research. There’s a diverse range of spaces, from the engineering workshop to the auditorium and from the video studio to computer labs. For instance, the use of 3D printers and various robots in studies significantly supports hands-on learning.
Studies tailored to you
Your degree consists of 240 credits and includes four core elements:
The core competence studies, or core competence modules as we call those, form the foundation of your degree and professional skills. These studies are designed to support your development as a professional in your field and provide a solid groundwork for future elective studies
Part of your degree consists of profiling competence modules, enabling you to build expertise in your chosen direction according to your own goals. These studies offer opportunities to broaden, deepen, and enhance professional skills and personal development.
Your thesis is a development or research project you work on towards the end of your studies. It helps you get better at what you’ve learned and shows how you can use that knowledge. It’s worth 15 credits, and you get to pick a topic that interests you and fits your career plans. It aims at solving problems emerging from the workplace. We encourage you to choose a real problem to solve from a company, to put your skills into practice and create new solutions for your industy.
As a student at HAMK, you can tailor your degree to suit you. You have the option to choose various studies from us and around the world, and complete the required studies in different ways.
Explore more about the content of the program and learn about planning your studies at HAMK:
Innovative study options that we offer
At HAMK, we develop new, innovative ways of study. Our goal is to provide you with versatile expertise that you can develop in various directions. We hope to inspire you to try something completely new!
Entrepreneurship is about recognizing opportunities, innovation capability, and the ability to create something new. In an entrepreneurial university, learning happens through collaboration and experimentation!
Design Factory is an operational and learning environment that brings together businesses, students, teachers, and researchers. Join projects where you develop new solutions together with students from various fields!
RUN EU -studies
HAMK is part of the RUN-Europe University, comprised of nine European universities. You can leverage the fantastic opportunities provided by RUN Europe University for accumulating international study experiences!
Exchange studies are a unique opportunity to explore the world. We encourage all our students to seize the chance and go abroad for an exchange. Will you go too?
HAMK’s Study Selection
We offer you a wide range of studies that you can choose as part of your degree. You can also select modules from other degrees at HAMK. Or why not utilize the expertise you’ve gained previously, for example, from scouting!
As a student at HAMK, you have the opportunity to take courses at other universities as well! It’s called cross-institutional studying, aiming to allow you to study comprehensive units that support your own goals.
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Are you already familiar with the field by previous higher education studies and have gained expertise through work? For students who are intepended learnerns and have great studying skills, we offer opportunities alongside traditional degree studies that allow you to accelerate your degree progress.
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