Full Stack Web Developer program – React & Node

Your code. Your future. Apply now to the Full Stack Web Developer program! The program has been planned and will be done in collaboration with the main partnering company. Main technologies of the program include JavaScript and TypeScript, React & Redux and Node. Students will receive a MacBook for the duration of the training.


Full Stack Web Developer program: modules from Vocational Qualification in Information and Communications Technology (you may continue on with the studies and finish the whole qualification if you wish to do so)


17 months

To whom

A person who wants to work as a software developer


The next program starts in August 2021.


Application period for the upcoming August 2021 ICT programs is 26.3. – 5.5.2021. Read the Applicants’ Guide »Apply now »

Entrance exam

Interview 31.5.-4.6.2021

Software developer position as the goal

Full Stack Web Developer program is designed for for career-changing adults who want to work as software developers. Studying in the program is very practical in comparison to academic studying. The studies focus 100 % on getting the core skills needed as software developer.

We only focus on the areas of software developing from the ICT Qualification in the program:

Main program partner

Full Stack Web Developer program’s main program partner PHZ Full Stack is a fast-growing consulting company that specialises in sustainable software development. 

Structure of the program in 2021-2022

The first semester from August to December 2021 is in school with our teachers. Before the Holidays there will be a student team based software development project. 

The second semester from January to May 2022 is in school with our teachers. Before the end of the second semester there will be a student team based project, which will be held in collaboration with our main program partner. 

The studies will finish with an internship period which will take place during the summer and / or fall semesters 2022.  

Course list 

Fall 2021 
Working in a Software Development Team  
HTML5 and CSS3  
UI Design and Prototyping  
Programming JavaScript  
React and Redux basics  
Node basics and Express  
Data structures  
Software development team project 1  

Spring 2022 
React and Redux advanced 
Node advanced  
Unit testing and quality assurance 
Continuous integrations and AWS 
Software Development Project (in collaboration with PHZ Full Stack) 

Program enrollment via interview

There is no entrance exam to the program. The most suitable candidates will be invited to an interview. Based on these interviews approximately 30 students will be accepted to the program. 

Preparing for the program

Working with a computer is natural to you and you should already have some knowledge and skills about programming basics. If you haven’t started learning the basics we recommend to start immediately with free sololearn.com or codecademy.com courses. We also highly recommend quality courses from mooc.fi and udemy.com.

Selection criteria

Application: 0 – 5 selection points (motivation, career plan, competence in ICT and previous experience). 

Language skills: 0 – 1 selection points (Finnish language skills (mother tongue, secondary language or YKI 4 level accredited skills) 1 selection point).  

Educational background: 0 – 2 selection points (any academic degree (minimum bachelor level) 1 selection point, bachelor level in technology, science or business / any academic degree at least masters level 2 selection points). In the final selection phase, all academic degrees award 1 selection point. 

Interview: 0 – 5 selection points 

Applicants will be invited to an interview based by the sum of their application, language skills and educational background selection points. The interview will be held in our Campus in Pasila, Helsinki. No exemptions. 

The final selection will be made based on the sum of interview, language and educational background selection points. In the case of equal selection points applicants ordering will be based on their application selection points. In case of equal selection points throughout the process random selection is used.  

Working and studying 

You might not be able to combine studying in the program and getting unemployment benefits. 

Applicant is responsible for communicating with TE-toimisto.  

Training program is full time – you cannot combine this program with working full time or having other full time responsibilities. 

More information

Concerning the application process, Student affairs office, studentaffairs@bc.fi

Program contents, teacher Margit Tennosaar, margit.tennosaar@bc.fi

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