First Year Curriculum

The first year courses focus on building strong theoretical tools for the students to be able to master the skills, techniques and requirements of the second year specialization. The hosting university for all studies during the first year of the programme is Åbo Akademi University, Finland.

The students will study core data science and software engineering courses during the first year. The 40 ECTS “core module” focuses on providing theoretical ground work for the second year specialization. The first year study at Åbo Akademi University provides a strong practical aspect of the field as well, to equip students for real working life situations. The practice oriented studies at Åbo Akademi University are covered through the 20ECTS “project and practice module”. 

You can watch an introduction video about the first-year track here.

Compulsory 20 ECTS

Data Science 5 ECTS - Watch an introduction video here
Artificial intelligence 5 ECTS 
Machine learning 5 ECTS
Embedded AI 5 ECTS

Elective, select 20 ECTS from

Software quality 5 ECTS - Watch an introduction video here
Cloud computing 5 ECTS - Watch an introduction video here
Parallel programming 5 ECTS - Watch an introduction video here
Software safety 5 ECTS - Watch an introduction video here
Autonomic software and systems 5 ECTS
Analytics for industrial internet 5 ECTS
System Architecture of IoT  5 ECTS
Research Internship in Information Technology 5 ECTS
GPU programming 5 ECTS

Internship (Associated and HEI partners)  5 ECTS
Winter school (Associated and HEI partners)  5 ECTS
Data Intensive Engineering I 5 ECTS
Data Intensive Engineering II 5 ECTS

Last updated on 24 February 2022