The Engineering Mechanics programme at KTH Royal Institute of Technology covers theory, numerical methods and experimental techniques related to fluid mechanics, solid mechanics and sound and vibration.
The curriculum is developed with strong involvement from industry and heavily influenced by the latest research.
An important goal for the programme is to educate students that are well-prepared for advanced industrial problem-solving in both large and small international enterprises as well as in research.
The programme offers three tracks: Fluid Mechanics, Solid Mechanics, and Sound and Vibration. Only one-third of the courses are mandatory, which means that the students have many possibilities to tailor the course structure to meet their interests.
During the first three terms, theoretical courses are mixed with more applied project-based courses.
The courses typically contain experimental and numerical laboratories, and students will gain proficiency in up-to-date experimental methods and software.
In the courses, the students will be given many opportunities to interact with prominent researchers at KTH and companies such as the world leading truck manufacturer Scania, and the train and aircraft giant Bombardier.
Students who graduate from the master's programme in Engineering Mechanics will be proficient in fluid mechanics, solid mechanics and sound and vibration, areas that are linked with a multitude of industries.
Graduates will find a wide range of job opportunities in research and development within industry, consulting and research, not only in mechanical engineering, but also in other engineering fields.
Typically, graduates from the programme will find job opportunities as design engineers, testing engineers, calculation engineers, researchers, consultants and specialists, and graduates from the programme can be found at companies such as ABB, Airbus, Alfa Laval, COMSOL, Sandvik, Scania, Tetra Pak, ÅF and Volvo.
A considerable number of the graduates also pursue doctoral studies either at KTH or at other internationally renowned universities.
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Programme StructureTopics covered:
- Continuum mechanics
- Material mechanics
- Fatigue and fracture
- Finite element method
- Computational fluid mechanics
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
A Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent, corresponding to 180 ECTS credits, with courses in
- Mathematics and programming: must include (i) differential and integral calculus in several variables, (ii) linear algebra, (iii) numerical analysis), (iv) ordinary and partial differential equations and integral transforms , (v) mathematical statistics, and (vi) basics of programming in a higher programming language equivalent to at least 25 ECTS credits in total.
- Applied mechanics: must include (i) solid mechanics, (ii) fluid mechanics and (iii) sound and vibration, equivalent to at least 20 ECTS credits in total.
International14619 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 29239 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
The full programme tuition fee for non-EU/EEA/Swiss citizens studying this programme is SEK 310,000.
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