Studies at University of Oulu 2013-2014

The University of Oulu offers study opportunities with a solid academic foundation ranging from 5-6 year degree programmes and master’s programmes to doctoral training. There are also several possibilities such as open university studies, executive training and continuing education for developing and maintaining skills and competencies.

In addition to a variety of student exchange programmes, international master’s degree programmes in English are offered in six fields of study, making the university an international study environment.

5-6 Year Degree Programmes

Degree Programme in Information Processing Science

The degree programme in information processing science provides the student excellent skills for working everywhere where information systems are developed and used. The ICT business is becoming more international and developing rapidly. Thus, there is considerable demand for experts in the field.

Studies in information processing science will provide the student good opportunities to get employed and build the career in the top positions of the ICT field. During the studies students can develop skills needed in the working life, including languages, oral and written communication, team work and problem solving. With minor studies it is possible to supplement the studies in the desired direction.

Juha Sarkkinen

Basic information

Intake 2013: 
Duration of Studies: 
5 years (3+2)
ECTS Credits: 
300 (180+120)
Language of Instruction: 
Graduate Profiles: 
IT Manager
Usability Expert
Software and Information Systems Analyst
IT/IS Consultant
User Interface Designer
Location of Instruction: 
+358 (0)294 481980
seppo.pahnila (at)
+358 (0)294 481918
heli.alatalo (at)
+358 40 7441349
risto.nuutinen (at)


Next Application Period: 
March 4 - April 3 (16:15 GMT+3), 2013

The degree programme is applied for through the joint application system at The language of instruction in the degree programme is Finnish. Read more detailed information about admission requirements and applying from The Applicant’s Guide 2013.