Master's Degree in Product Development in Jönköping in Sweden

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Product Development

A masters is awarded to students who have completed postgraduate level study in a specific field of study or area of professional practice while demonstrating a high level of mastery during the process.

With product development as a key component of business, all divisions of a corporation can have involvement with a culture of innovation. This education can include resource management, marketing to launch new products, sales forecast development for new products, and product performance measurement.

Sweden (Sverige) is the largest of the Nordic countries, with a population of about 9.5 million. It borders Norway and Finland and is connected to Denmark via the bridge of Öresund (Öresundsbron). Sweden has a strong tradition of being an open, yet discreet country.

Jönköping city is located in the South region of Sweden in Jönköping County. It is an agricultural town with over 90,000 residents. Jönköping has 3 universities.

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Master in Product Development and Materials Engineering

Jönköping University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Sweden Jönköping

As competition between companies is getting tougher as the number of products on the market increases, many are realising the importance of product development and material knowledge as a competitive means. This programme covers the entire product development process, from conceptual engineering design to materials and manufacturing processes. [+]

Masters in Product Development in Jönköping in Sweden. As competition between companies is getting tougher as the number of products on the market increases, many are realising the importance of product development and material knowledge as a competitive means. This programme covers the entire product development process, from conceptual engineering design to materials and manufacturing processes. The work of engineers within product development is creative and offers a great deal of variety. This Master's programme (two years) qualifies students for positions with the manufacturers and suppliers that develop and produce components or as consultants. Emphasis is placed on design and construction of technical components and products in regards to customer demands, use, producibility and production methods. Vehicles, household appliances, medical equipment and certain sporting goods are all examples of products made up of complex components. Making complex things simpler The steady increase in the use of computer support makes possible new methods, which are parallel to the entire product development process. With the help of advanced computer tools in design and construction, real and virtual prototypes can be produced much faster, and the time needed for development can be shortened. In addition, a product can be studied and tested at an early stage of product development for its design, usability, durability, safety and producibility. Important aspects of work with the development of components and products include the analysis of function and performance, the choice of materials and the methods of production. This programme gives an understanding of the theory behind and the practical use of the computer based tools needed for these tasks. Industry contacts and guest speakers Some of the courses include project work. Students can, in smaller groups, analyse and make suggestions regarding real-life problems taken straight from the industry. Guest speakers from the field also take part in instruction. A thesis at the end of the programme helps students apply their theoretical knowledge and gain insight as to the research and development within the industry and the university. Extensive knowledge about materials is also acquired. The School of Engineering has well-equipped research labs for materials engineering and computer simulation. Next generation of engineers The School of Engineering, Jönköping University, is a member of the prestigious collaborative between leading engineering schools worldwide - the CDIO Initiative™. The CDIO Initiative is an innovative educational framework to conceive and develop a new vision of engineering education and for producing the next generation of engineers. The programme qualifies you for positions with manufacturers and suppliers that develop and produce components, or as consultants. Courses within the programme NB Preliminary list of courses Year 1 Industrial Product Realisation: Process - Methods - Leadership 9 Credits Materials And Design 6 Credits Non-Linear Finite Element Analysis 9 Credits Elective Course:Advanced CAD 6 Credits Elective Course:Multivariable Calculus 6 Credits The course multivariable calculus is compulsory to students who have not studied this course during their bachelor studies. Computer Programming For Design Automation 6 Credits Functional Materials And Surfaces 6 Credits Integrated Product Development 12 Credits Optimisation Driven Design 6 Credits Year 2 Advanced Materials Technology 6 Credits Computer Supported Engineering Design 9 Credits Industrial Placement 9 Credits Modelling And Simulation Of Casting 6 Credits Final Project Thesis, Master 30 Credits Facts Credits: 120,0 credits Level: Master's Rate of study: Full-time Place of study: Campus-based Language: English Start date: Autumn 2016 Requirements: The applicant must hold the minimum of a bachelor's degree (ie. the equivalent of 180 ECTS credits at an accredited university) with at least 90 credits in mechanical engineering or equivalent. The bachelor's degree should comprise a minimum of 21 ECTS credits in mathematics. Proof of English profiency is required. [-]

Master in Production Development and Management

Jönköping University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Sweden Jönköping

The manufacturing industry now faces globalisation challenges and this is the starting point of this Master's programme. The aim is to provide knowledge and competence that prepare the students for leading positions within the manufacturing industry. [+]

The manufacturing industry now faces globalisation challenges and this is the starting point of this Master's programme. The aim is to provide knowledge and competence that prepare the students for leading positions within the manufacturing industry. Making globalisation work Today, the manufacturing industry is an international industry. Product development and production may be carried out at different geographic locations, which require communication and coordination of the activities. The competitiveness of manufacturing companies relies to a high degree on their abilities to benefit from the increased globalisation. Preparing for leadership This Master's programme focuses on the role that production plays within manufacturing companies. Central themes include how production systems are developed, how the design of the products and the supply chain interrelate with the production system design, and how production systems are operated and managed. The programme begins with a number of courses that provides the students with a common basis for these central themes. It ends with a final thesis work, at which the students applies the knowledge and skills gained during the program. Connect theory with practice An underlying idea of the programme is that the students are given the opportunity to connect theory with practice. Therefore, important parts of the programme are carried out as project assignments. This provides the students with possibilities to relate their theoretical understanding to the real conditions of the manufacturing industry. The programme is led by a management team that includes persons representing leading positions in industry, students and teachers. The management team ensures the relevance and quality of the programme. Next generation of engineers The School of Engineering, Jönköping University, is a member of the prestigious collaborative between leading engineering schools worldwide - the CDIO Initiative™. The CDIO Initiative is an innovative educational framework to conceive and develop a new vision of engineering education and for producing the next generation of engineers. After graduation A student that has graduated from the programme is ready to take up various positions in industry, including areas such as production development, production management, production planning, or logistics. The student will also be prepared for doctoral studies. Courses within the programme Year 1 Industrial Product Realisation: Process - Methods - Leadership 9 Credits Human Factors Engineering 6 Credits Production Development: Strategy - System - Technology 15 Credits Integrated Product And Production Development 9 Credits Production Management 6 Credits Supply Chain Design 9 Credits Elective Course: Sustainable Production 6 Credits Elective Course: Mathematical Statistics 6 Credits The course mathematical statistics is compulsory to students entering the programme with less than 21 ECTS credits in mathematics in order to obtain a master’s degree. Year 2 Change Management 9 Credits Industrial Placement 9 Credits Leadership 6 Credits Research and Inquiry Methodology 6 Credits Final Project Work, Master 30 Credits Facts Credits: 120,0 credits Level: Master's Rate of study: Full-time Place of study: Campus-based Language: English Start date: Autumn 2016 Requirements: The applicant must hold the minimum of a bachelor’s degree (i.e. the equivalent of 180 ECTS credits at an accredited university) with at least 90 ECTS credits in mechanical engineering, industrial engineering and management, civil engineering, or equivalent. The bachelor’s degree should comprise a minimum of 15 ECTS credits in mathematics. Proof of English proficiency is required. [-]