24 months
21448 EUR/year
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The two-year master programme in Innovation through Business, Engineering and Design - Design 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.

The uniqueness of the master programme in Innovation through Business, Engineering and Design - Design 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.


Companies and organisations worldwide need professionals that can carry out collaborative creativity to innovate and support sustainable development. Students trained in multidisciplinary innovation teams are best suited to meet such expectations. 

The programme empowers the students with knowledge on key issues of the modern world such as design thinking, system engineering, circular economy , conscious consumption and frugal innovation, to name a few. 

Graduates of this program can effectively use their acquired knowledge from product and service design, new business approaches and technology application for sustainable development to create unique and cost effective solutions for the issue at hand. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Local innovation
  • Methods at work
  • Innovation for global impact
  • Action research and interactive methods
  • Elective courses in the main field of study
  • Independent 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

  • To 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.
  • 90 credits in the main field of study Design (including an independent project of at least 15 credits) or the equivalent. 
  • English B/English 6 or the equivalent. 
  • Approved portfolio.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21448 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 42896 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: 430,800 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.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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