Full Stack Web Developer program – React & Drupal

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 a partnering company. Main technologies of the program include JavaScript, TypeScript and PHP, React and Redux, Symfony and Drupal. Partnering company will be involved in student team project during the fall of 2022.


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 on 11.1.2022.


The next application period for the Full Stack Web Developer program is 24.3.-4.5.2022. Detailed infomation coming up later.

Entrance exam

Interview for the January 2022 intake 8.-12.11.2021

Software developer position as the goal

Full Stack Web Developer program is designed 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. 

Everything made sense. Sometimes I was wondering in class if this needs to be taught, but I later found out I needed it. And sometimes I wondered why this tool is used, but now I stare at it all the time. It is quite different when there are teachers who have done the work themselves than learning things by yourself. We had the support of our teachers.

The interview of alumni Tanja Lehtinen

Main program partner

Full Stack Web Developer program’s main program partner Druid is an uncompromising and uncomplicated software house who focus on open source and open attitude.   In collaboration with Finland’s Drupal association.

Structure of the program in 2022-2023

The semesters from January to December 2022 are in school with our teachers. Before the summer holiday there will be a student team based software development project. Before the end of the year there will be a student team based project, which will be held in collaboration with our main program partner Druid.  

The studies will finish with an internship period which will take place during the spring semester of 2023. 

Course list  

We only focus on the areas of software developent from the ICT qualification in the program: 

Spring 2022 
Working in a Software Development Team  
HTML5 and CSS3  
UI / UX Design and Prototyping  
Programming JavaScript  
React and Redux basics  
Programming PHP 
Symfony Framework 
Data structures  

Summer 2022 (23.5. – 10.6.) 
Software development team project 1  

Fall 2022  
React and Redux advanced  
Drupal Module Development  
Unit Testing and Quality Assurance  
Continuous Integrations and AWS  
Software Development Team Project 2 (in cooperation with main program partner Druid)  

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 interview selection points. In case of equal points in interview as well ordering will be based on application selection.

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

Listen to or watch the story of our 2020 group students: