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Integrated Product Design, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
The master's programme in Integrated Product Design from KTH Royal Institute of Technology focus on processes and methods for product development and innovation in order to create usable, competitive and sustainable products and services.

About

The master's programme in Integrated Product Design from KTH Royal Institute of Technology offer two specialisation tracks: Industrial Design Engineering, and Innovation Management and Product Development. The programme consists of a mixture of compulsory courses, optional courses and track specific courses, offering students the opportunitiy to select courses that match their individual interests and career goals. During the programme students will have contact with industry and projects are often done in co-operation with a company or organisation providing students with valuable work experience.

In the final term degree project students perform in-depth work on a real problem in line with the specialisation chosen. The degree project is supervised by an experienced researcher and can be performed in an industrial setting or in an academic environment.

This is a two year programme (120 ECTS credits) given in English. Graduates are awarded the degree of Master of Science. The programme is given mainly at KTH Campus in Stockholm by the School of Industrial Engineering and Management (at KTH).

Career

The master's programme in Integrated Product Design offers students a comprehensive education and refined expertise applicable in many different industrial and business sectors.

The Industrial Design Engineering track provides the skills necessary to work with product development and design engineering, user-driven design, either as a technical expert, a project manager, or a commissioner of design and other related positions.

The Innovation Management and Product Development track provide opportunities for a variety of jobs in areas related to innovation such as project management, business development and product planning. You also instill competence to work with complex multidisciplinary product development projects, either as a technical expert, project manager, R&D manager, or consultant.

Programme Structure

Industrial Design Engineering

  • Eco Design
  • Service Design 
  • Research Methodology in Management and Organization 
  • Machine Design
  • Machine Design Project Course 
  • Mechatronic in Product Design 
  • Advanced Product Design 

Innovation Management and Product Development

  • Systems Engineering
    • Product Innovation 
    • Managing Research and Development 
    • Innovation- and Product Development Processes 
    • Research Methodology in Management and Organization 
    • Machine Design
    • Modularisation of Products

    Detailed Programme Facts

    • Programme intensity Full-time
      • Full-time duration 24 months
    • Credits
      120 ECTS
    • Languages
      • English
    • Delivery mode
      On Campus

    English Language Requirements

    • Minimum required score:

      6.5

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    • Minimum required score:

      90

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    • Minimum required score:

      575

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    General Requirements

    Programme specific admission requirements

    A Bachelor´s degree, corresponding to at least 180 ECTS credits, within Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.

    In addition, applicants to the Industrial Design Engineering Track must also have good knowledge in both mechanical engineering and industrial design:

    • Mechanical Engineering: Mechanics, Solid Mechanics, Thermodynamics, Electrical engineering, Machine elements, manufacturing technology, 3D-CAD, Product development and Engineering Design
    • Industrial design: Ergonomics, the Design process, Materials, Sketching, Rapid prototyping, and Digital 3D-visualisation.

    Tuition Fee

    • International

      14496 EUR/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 29000 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
    • EU/EEA

      Free
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
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    • Non-EU/EEA/Swiss citizens: The tuition fee for the full programme is SEK 310,000
    • EU/EEA/Swiss citizens: There are no tuition fees for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens

    Living costs for Stockholm

    • 9668 - 17250 SEK/month
      Living Costs

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