Applied Computer Technology
The Bachelor’s Degree Programme in Applied Computer Technology provides knowledge on how to plan, develop, design and evaluate different computer systems and solutions for people with different needs.
About the programme
The programme provides the students with skills in designing and developing computer solutions that improve the user experience.More about aims and contents.
It emphasises the practical use of information technology and focuses in particular on web development, human computer interaction, universal design of IT systems and the interaction between people and computer technology.
The programme also comprises technical and social science courses.
HiOA also has programmes in software engineering and information technology. These programmes focus on programming and system development. The applied computer technology programme, on the other hand, focuses on users and their needs in relation to computer technology.
Teaching and work methods
In order to complete the programme within the nominal length of study, you must expect to spend 35 to 40 hours on study-related work each week throughout the semester. Lectures, practical computer lab exercises, practical project assignments, self-study and group work are the most important work methods used in the programme.
15 April – ordinary application deadline.
1 March – application deadline for certain groups of applicants.
All important deadlines (The Norwegian Universities and Colleges Admission Service)
Ordinary quota: 51.1
First-time diploma quota: 40.1
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FactsThe Bachelor’s Degree Programme in Applied Computer Technology August 180 3 years, full-time Pilestredet, Oslo Norwegian (English may be used in some courses, depending on teaching resources) 70 Semester fee: NOK 860
The semester fee consists of a fee to the Student Welfare Organisation for Oslo and Akershus (SiO) and a copy fee. The fees are paid each semester.
More about the programme
You can visit student.hioa.no for more information about this study programme.
Academic contact person:
Administrative matters: Section for Academic Affairs and Internationalisation
People with qualifications in user-focused IT have a wide range of job opportunities. They can work in various companies' IT departments, and for all institutions that use IT.
Their duties can include web design, testing, support, consultancy work, operation and maintenance, sales, training and teaching. Students who achieve good results on the programme should easily find work.
The programme also qualifies students for further education at master’s degree level at universities and university colleges, both in Norway and abroad.Close