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Admission requirements

Bachelor of Science HES-SO (BSc) in Business Information Technology

In compliance with the provisions of the Swiss Federal Law on Universities of Applied Sciences, the general conditions of admission are specified in the HES-SO Bachelor’s degree admission regulations.

Conditions vary according to the field of study and degree programme and are specified in the directives. They are identical for all the students of a particular degree programme, regardless of the University where they are registered.

Qualification Access conditions
Federal Vocational Baccalaureate Direct access depending on the type of baccalaureate and Swiss Federal VET Diploma, otherwise access subject to one year’s work experience in an area related to the UAS degree programme.
Baccalaureate                Access subject to one year’s work experience in an area related to the UAS degree programme.
Specialised baccalaureate Direct access, if the chosen option relates to the UAS course of study, otherwise access subject to one year’s work experience in an area related to the UAS degree programme.
Diploma from a College of Professional Education and Training (PET) The admission of graduates from Colleges of Professional Education and Training (PET) to Bachelor’s degree programmes is possible in the case of a one-year simplified course with equivalence in certain modules (validation of attainment).
Foreign qualifications

Provided the qualification is recognised as equivalent to one of the Swiss qualifications above, the same conditions apply. Further information on the qualifications equivalent to a baccalaureate.

Qualifications not referred to above

Applicants aged 25 and over, who do not fulfil the general conditions of admission set out in the admission regulations but whose professional career has given them both professional and personal skills equivalent to the qualifications required, may be admitted by portfolio.


Validation of experience gained (in French)