24 months
14115 EUR/year
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The Engineering Mechanics programme from KTH Royal Institute of Technology provides a solid and up-to-date knowledge base for analysis and design of products and processes. Students learn to use advanced simulation and experimental methods for analysis of mechanical phenomena ranging from lightweight gases to solid materials. 

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The Engineering Mechanics programme from 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 semesters, 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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Theory and Methodology of Science (Natural and Technological Science) 
  • Sustainable development and research methodology in engineering mechanics
  • Noise Control 
  • Engineering Acoustics 
  • Signals and Mechanical Systems 
  • Vibro Acoustics 
  • Experimental Structure Dynamics, Project Course

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  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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120 ECTS


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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

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. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14115 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28230 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.
  • The full programme tuition fee for non-EU/EEA/Swiss citizens studying this programme is SEK 310,000.

Living costs for Stockholm

9668 - 17248 SEK /month
Living costs

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