Wood Technology

Luleå University of Technology

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
13946 EUR/year
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This is a unique Master's program in Wood Technology from Luleå University of Technology focusing on Timber Design and Wood as a Construction Material as well as Material Modification/Design.


After graduation of the Master's program in Wood Technology from Luleå University of Technology you will be well suited for a worldwide career in Research and Development in the wood industry or offered positions as PhD-student.

Learning outcomes

Timber Design is the key concept in the program, courses are designed to provide core competencies strongly linked to the production of environmentally sustainable and economically competitive products made of wood. You can choose between three subjects to specialize in; Timber Design, Wood Material Development and Modification or Process Development. Beside an academic career as a scientist can typical employers be found among the industrial builders, manufacturer of building component, joinery industry, sawmill industry and manufacturers of machine and measurement technology systems.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Wood manufacturing, process and material optimization
  • Wood material science, anatomy and mechanical characteristics
  • Wood Technology Project
  • Degree project in Wood Technology, Master
  • Process efficiency and improvement, wood technology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Academic degree minimum of 180 credits, (Bachelor or Bachelor of engineering) with a natural science or technical profile of at least 60 credits. 
  • A minimum of 15 credits mathematics must be included in the degree.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13946 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27893 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.

280,000 SEK


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Wood Technology
Luleå University of Technology


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