Master's Programme (60 credits) in Mechanical Engineering

60 credits

If you are interested in developing skills in Mechanical Engineering, this programme has the necessary courses. After completing this programme you will be able to work with other professionals within the broad area of Mechanical Engineering, for example in innovative design and development of products and efficient production. 

About the education

The objective of this programme is to provide students and professionals with both theoretical and practical insights in Mechanical Engineering, including research and development work. This programme is focused on innovative product and production development and involves topics such as lightweight design and methods, techniques and models to improve the production and also different models for product design and development. In the programme, we utilise powerful modern tools for modelling, simulation, web collaboration etc. Case studies and methods are used in many courses. Contact and collaboration with industry are essential parts of the programme.

Information on entry requirements can be found in the fact box for each semester – click on the plus sign to expand the box.

Programme content

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Semester 1

Development of Product and Manufacturing Technology 15 credits

Production Development Towards Total Quality 7.5 credits

Advanced Material and Manufacturing Technologies 7.5 credits

Semester 2

Lightweight Design 7.5 credits

Process and Production lmprovement 7.5 credits

Thesis in Mechanical Engineering 15 credits

Autumn 2019 (Campus based, Halmstad, 100%)
Programme Director:


Advanced level

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Entry requirements:

Bachelor of science in Mechanical Engineering or a Bachelor of Science with a major in Mechanical Engineering. Applicants must also have written and verbal command of the English language equivalent to English 6 /English course B (Swedish Upper-Secondary School). This can be proved by grades from English education or by such tests as:

  • IELTS: score (Academic) of 6.5 or more (with none of the sections scoring less than 5.5)
  • TOEFL paper based: score of 4.5 in written test and a total score of 575
  • TOEFL internet-based: score of 20 in written test and a total score of 90

Selection rules:

Selection is made on the basis of the required educational background.

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Language of instruction:

Teaching is in English.