• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
This two-year master programme in Innovation through Business, Engineering and Design - Design from Linnaeus University is based on companies need of employees with ability to initiate, lead and promote the creation of innovations. The program is taught in English.


In the students’ work with innovations, the student should balance the process in its various parts for design, function, sustainability and production conditions. This requires knowledge of, or interaction between, different disciplines where different approaches, perspectives and approaches are utilized. The master programme in Innovation through Business, Engineering and Design - Design from Linnaeus University is based on common projects often in collaboration with industry and organizations along with advancement in design and a broadening towards other disciplines (business and technology). Experiences from projects discussed and put in relation to the student's professional skills. In separate courses studied scientific method used in the innovation process.


The program trains students in project and innovation management, process and product development, business and system development and social entrepreneurship. Students develop in-depth knowledge in design while the interaction and sharing is done with business and technology. Students going through the training will be able to create sustainable solutions that take account of form, function and resource efficiency.

Programme Structure

  • The first term consists of two courses: Local innovation and Methods at work. The  course Local innovation deals with innovation work through an interdisciplinary process.  The course is based on the innovation process and studies the specific role of each  discipline in this process and how the process can be led. The course contains modules  in which students learn to work within the innovation process from the perspective of  other participating disciplines.
  • The second term includes project modules investigating how interdisciplinary project  groups can act in companies, organisations or authorities. The course includes in­depth  studies of the innovation process, conceptual development and creative thinking. The  projects require specialisation in the main field of study. In addition to this, professional  skills are also covered. Action research and interactive methods are studied in a  separate course.

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

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

  • International

    11964 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23930 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.
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  • Tuition fee, first payment: 65,000.00 SEK
  • Tuition fee, total: 260,000.00 SEK


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