24 months
14115 EUR/year
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The Sports Technology programme from KTH Royal Institute of Technology is an interdisciplinary collaboration between KTH and the Swedish School of Sport and Health Sciences (GIH), Sweden's two leading actors in their respective fields of science.  

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The Sports Technology programme from KTH Royal Institute of Technology provides a unique understanding of the areas of sports science and engineering. Graduates gain the skills to develop new technologies for measuring sports performance and advanced healthcare. 

The two-year master’s programme in sports technology provides an interdisciplinary background in sport science and engineering. This provides the best conditions for asking the right questions and finding the most exciting answers regarding measurement, simulation, and analysis of sports performance, health and medical care.

Technically, Sports Technology focuses on the measurement, simulation, and motion and performance analysis. The programme consists of traditional engineering courses in electrical engineering and mechanics to provide technical skills. The programme also includes courses focusing on entrepreneurship, innovation and design. These courses are complemented by a course in sport and exercise physiology, which is read at GIH (The Swedish school of Sport and Health Science). The interdisciplinary nature of the programme ensures skills in cooperation and dialogue with different groups as well as the ability to handle social, economic and environmental issues.


The labour market and society's needs of engineers with knowledge about how to measure, simulate and analyse human movements and achievements are enormous. Such knowledge gives the prerequisites for creating a sustainable society, where everyone can live a healthy and valuable life regardless of age and with different physical and mental conditions. Engineers with these skills will be required in several social sectors in sports, health care, rehabilitation and in several different types of technology companies.

The examples of technology companies that have a clear sports profile are extended and are becoming even longer. Some of the most famous companies are Suunto, Precor, Sports Tracker, Garmin, Silva, Adidas and Nike. Wearables in the form of training clocks, activity meters, cameras, etc. are a clear product range in which engineers from our master's programme will be able to provide essential and necessary knowledge.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Health and Sports Instrumentation 
  • Sports and Exercise Physiology 
  • Sports Technology
  • Biomechanics of Human Movement
  • Mobile Sports Applications and Data Mining  
  • Applied Machine Learning and Data Mining for Performance Analysis 
  • Robust Mechatronics 
  • Embedded Systems for Mechatronics 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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120 ECTS


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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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Other requirements

General requirements

A bachelor’s degree, corresponding to at least 180 ECTS credits, in Engineering Physics, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics or equivalent. Courses in Mathematics, Physics, Computing and Electronics equivalent to at least 60 ECTS credits must be included in the degree. The 60 ECTS credits must contain:

  • Mathematics, corresponding to at least 20 ECTS credits.
  • Mechanics, corresponding to at least 9 ECTS credits. 
  • Computing, corresponding to at least 14 ECTS credits.
  • Electronics, corresponding to at least 9 ECTS credits.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14115 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28230 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • The full programme tuition fee for non-EU/EEA/Swiss citizens studying this programme is SEK 310,000.


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