Master in Electronics Design

Mid Sweden University

Program Description

Master in Electronics Design

Mid Sweden University

This programme focuses on embedded electronic systems with sensors. Electronics systems are increasingly common and can be found in a wide range of products on the market, among other things in cars, refrigerators, keys and packaging. During the programme you will broaden your knowledge of different design technologies used to create embedded sensor systems. The programme is continuously updated with the latest development in the field, in collaboration with researchers and industrial partners.

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Most products today have embedded electronics, regardless of whether or not they have previously been associated with electronics. For example, you will be able to find electronics in cars, refrigerators, keys and packaging. In many instances these embedded systems also have sensory functions which range from simple temperature sensors to complicated sensors based on video technology.

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The programme will give you a wide range of knowledge of different technologies which serve as the basis in designing embedded sensor systems. During the second year you will specialise and acquire a deepened knowledge in a specific area through individual projects.

Because the programme is open for applicants from all over the world, you will have the opportunity to develop international contacts. The programme is entirely in English and will give you increased skills in communicating in international projects.

Entry requirements

Degree of Bachelor, Degree of Bachelor of Science in Engineering (at least 180 Credits), or equivalent, in Electronics Engineering/Electronics, Computer Engineering, Physics or Mathematics, with at least 22.5 Credits (22.5 ECTS) in Mathematics/Applied Mathematics and at least 15 Credits (15 ECTS) in Electronics Engineering.

English course 6/English course B from Swedish Upper Secondary School (Gymnasium) or the equivalent.

Title of qualification

Degree of Master of Arts/Science (120 credits). Masterexamen med huvudområdet elektronik, translated into Degree of Master of Science (120 credits) with a major in Electronics or Teknologie masterexamen med huvudområdet elektronik, also translated into Degree of Master of Science (120 credits) with a major in Electronics, if the student has former studies in at least 30 credits in the subject of Mathematics.

After the program

After having completed the programme you will be able to work with research and development at high-tech companies specialising on for example telecommunication, multimedia and industrial electronics systems.

Work experience contact

We consider it important for business development and education to be closely linked. The programme is developed together with the industry based on their needs; this is why your project assignments have their starting point in problems identified by the companies or research institutes we are collaborating with.

Price info available on: www.miun.se/en/education/programmes/fees-and-scholarships/tuition-and-application-fees. Please notice that European citizen are exempted from paying fees.

FAQ:

Can you send me more information?

More information about Mid Sweden University’s international programmes can be found on our websites (www.miun.se/en). On every programme’s webpage, you find information about entry requirements and much more. The curricula/syllabi are available by clicking on a button called “Curriculum” on the right-hand side on each programme’s webpage.

When is the application deadline?

The application deadline is mid-January every year (for the coming fall semester) for international students that require a residence permit for studying in Sweden. More info can be found on University Admissions (the central application system for all universities in Sweden). The “first admission round” is for students that require a residence permit in order to start their studies in Sweden (deadline mid-January). The “second admission round” is for international and Swedish national students that do not need to apply for a residence permit (deadline mid-April).

Electronics Design is the only international programme at Mid Sweden University where students have the possibility to start their studies during the spring semester. The application deadline is mid-August for the January admission.

How much does it cost?

Citizens of the EU, EEA and Switzerland are not required to pay an application fee or tuition. Students from other countries will have to pay an application fee and tuition for their studies in Sweden. More information about the application fee and the cost of tuition for each programme at Mid Sweden University can be found on University Admissions and on Mid Sweden Universities webpages.

Can I pay in installments?

The tuition fee must be paid one semester at a time, prior to the start of each semester. The fee for one semester cannot be paid in several instalments. When searching for programmes on University Admissions and selecting one, the first tuition fee instalment and the total tuition fee will be shown amongst the rest of the information.

Is this available online?

All international programmes offered by Mid Sweden University (except for Emotion Psychology) are campus-based. Emotion Psychology is an internet-based programme that has one to two mandatory meetings in Östersund, Sweden, every semester.

What is the duration?

The duration of each programme differs. As 60 credits are a full-time study load for one year, most of our programmes at Mid Sweden University are either one or two years long. Because Emotion Psychology can be studied at a part-time study pace (15 credits per semester and 30 credits per year), the duration of 2 years at a full-time load becomes 4 years at a part-time study load.

Can I take this part-time?

All of Mid Sweden University’s international programmes (except for Emotion Psychology) need to be studies at a full-time study pace (30 credits per semester = 60 credits per year). Emotion Psychology can either be studied full-time or part-time (15 credits per semester = 30 credits per year). This means, of course, that the study duration for part-time studies doubles.

Is this part-time or full-time?

All of Mid Sweden University’s international programmes (except for Emotion Psychology) need to be studies at a full-time study pace (30 credits per semester = 60 credits per year). Emotion Psychology can either be studied full-time or part-time (15 credits per semester = 30 credits per year). This means, of course, that the study duration for part-time studies doubles.

Where is the school located?

We are located in the middle of Sweden (one geographic midpoint of Sweden is located about a 1-hour drive west of Sundsvall). Mid Sweden University has two campuses: one in Sundsvall, Västernorrland, and one in Östersund, Jämtland.

Where is the campus located?

Mid Sweden University is located in Sundsvall and Östersund. Both cities are located in the middle of Sweden. The Sundsvall campus offers the following international programmes: Computer Engineering, Electronics Design, Industrial Design – Design for All, Photojournalims, Business Administration Marketing and Management, and Political Science. Östersund’s campus offeres these international programmes: Ecotechnology (Bachelor), Ecotechnology and Sustainable Development (Master), Toursim Studies, Business Aministration Marketing and Management, and Political Science.

The masters in Business Administration, Marketing and Management and Political Science are offered on both campuses. So, be careful to choose the right option on University Admissions! Emotion Psychology is an internet-based programme. However, the mandatory meetings every semester will be held on the Östersund campus.

In which state/province/region is the school?

We are located in the middle of Sweden (one geographic midpoint of Sweden is located about a 1-hour drive west of Sundsvall). Mid Sweden University has two campuses: one in Sundsvall, Västernorrland, and one in Östersund, Jämtland.

What other funding options do you have?

Mid Sweden University offers tuition scholarships for some of our international programmes for high-performing students. As only a few scholarships are available every year, we recommend that you consider applying to other scholarships as well. The Swedish Institute and Global Grants might be a good place to look for other funding opportunities. Please visit our websites for more information. For students interested in Electronics Design: tuition scholarships from Mid Sweden University are only available for the fall-semester start of the programme.

What documents are required?

Sweden’s universities have a centralized application system: University Admissions. On their website, you will find all kinds of information that you need in order to apply for university studies in Sweden.

What is the admission/enrolment process?

On University Admissions, all information for applying to Swedish universities is available.

What language is this course taught in?

Mid Sweden University’s international programmes are all taught in English.

Other

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated August 31, 2016
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This course is Campus based
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Jan. 16, 2017
Sept. 2017
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2 years
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tuition scholarships from Mid Sweden University are only available for the fall-semester start of the programme.
Start date Jan. 16, 2017
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Sweden Sundsvall
Application deadline Oct. 15, 2016
tuition scholarships from Mid Sweden University are only available for the fall-semester start of the programme.
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Start date Sept. 2017
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Sweden Sundsvall
Application deadline Jan. 15, 2017
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