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Master's Programme (60 credits) in Mechanical Engineering, 60 credits

If you are interested in developing skills in Mechanical Engineering, this programme has the necessary courses. After completing this programme you will be able to work with other professionals within the broad area of Mechanical Engineering, for example in innovative design and development of products and efficient production.

The objective of this programme is to provide students and professionals with both theoretical and practical insights in Mechanical Engineering, including research and development work. This programme is focused on innovative product and production development and involves topics such as lightweight design and methods, techniques and models to improve the production and also different models for product design and development. In the programme, we utilise powerful modern tools for modelling, simulation, web collaboration etc. Case studies and methods are used in many courses. Contact and collaboration with industry are essential parts of the programme.

Degree of Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (60 credits).

Specific eligibility requirements
Bachelor of science in Mechanical Engineering or a Bachelor of Science with a major in Mechanical Engineering.

Applicants must also have written and verbal command of the English language equivalent to English 6 /English course B (Swedish Upper-Secondary School). This can be proved by grades from English education or by such tests as:
  • IELTS: score (Academic) of 6.5 or more (with none of the sections scoring less than 5.5)
  • TOEFL paper based: score of 4.5 in written test and a total score of 575
  • TOEFL internet-based: score of 20 in written test and a total score of 90

Selection rules and procedure
Selection is made on the basis of the required educational background.

Product and Production Development, 15 credits
Production Development Towards Total Quality, 7.5 credits
Advanced Materials, 7.5 credits
Lightweight Design, 7.5 credits
Process and Production Improvement, 7.5 credits
Thesis, 15 credits Key content in Thesis:
Students can choose from a range of topics that interest them within the Masters programme e.g. design and development of a machine, development (implementation) of a method, techniques within a production facility, implementation of a method, technique or model etc.

Programme information

Rate of study:
Full time(100%)/daytime

Study period:
Autumn semester 2019

Educational level:


Study programme:
Link to study programme (PDF)Study programme     

Further information:
Programme director
Sabina Rebeggiani

Updated 2018-09-05