24 months
12838 EUR/year
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This two-year master programme in Innovation through Business, Engineering and Design - Business from Linnaeus University provides students with an understanding of how multidisciplinary knowledge supported by theoretical insight and emerging technologies can bridge with the social needs and values of our societies to provide the best possible local and global futures.

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This unique learning model empowers programme participants with the right skills and methods to apply business-, engineering- and design-led perspectives to complex societal issues by a co-creative approach and guides them to further evaluate innovative products and services to create a sustainable effect on the people and the planet. Complimentary to the core academic studies, students engage with IKEA, the program’s main industrial partner.

 IKEA contributes with Democratic Design principles, latest methods and tools as well as workshops and tutoring to train product development processes in real time, thus giving the students a hands-on opportunity to corporate projects and providing them the opportunity to implement knowledge and practices for IKEA’s goal to create a better everyday life for the many people.

The uniqueness of the master programme in Innovation through Business, Engineering and Design - Business  from Linnaeus University  is that it has students from three different faculties - Business, Engineering and Design and brings together a diversity of competences, backgrounds and experiences to enable the innovation process in all its complexity to address the challenges that humankind is facing regarding environmental and social issues. 


The programme trains students in project and innovation management, process and product development, business and system development, and social entrepreneurship. Students develop in-depth knowledge in business, but there is also interaction and sharing with the subject areas of design and technology. Students who complete the programme will be able to create sustainable solutions that take into account function and form as well as resource efficiency.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Local innovation
  • Methods at work
  • Innovation for global impact
  • Action research and interactive methods
  • Optional courses in the main field of study
  • Business Administration with specialization in Innovation, Degree Project

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Meet the entry requirements for master's level (second cycle or graduate) studies, you must have been awarded a Bachelor's degree (equivalent to a Swedish kandidatexamen) from an internationally recognised university.
  • A minimum of 90 credits within the main field of study Business Administration (including a degree project of at least 15 credits) or the equivalent.
  • English B/English 6 or the equivalent

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12838 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25676 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.
  • Tuition fee, first payment: 72,900 SEK
  • Tuition fee, total: 255,800 SEK

Living costs for Växjö

6090 - 10000 SEK /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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