Master in Manufacturing Engineering

The current globalization offers many opportunities for work in international companies and abroad. It also means that competition is stiffer and that it is important to be adequately educated. Manufacturing engineering is one of the strongest areas of University West and in this one-year master program, you have the possibility to improve your CV, for a career in the manufacturing industry, global corporations, or for an academic career. The education offers both specialized technological knowledge as well as breadth within manufacturing engineering, which is a necessity for leading positions in the industry.

Program description

This master program is suitable for Mechanical engineering- or Industrial engineering and management- backgrounds. It gives an in-depth knowledge of manufacturing engineering, with strong industrial links. Regardless of whether you come from a background in mechanical engineering, or industrial engineering and management, if you fulfill the entry requirements, this program is suitable. Students of this masters program have access to one of the largest and most modern manufacturing labs in Sweden, Production Technology Center (PTC) in Trollhättan, featuring industrial robots and University West simulation laboratory.

Production means value-creation. This program offers advanced knowledge in several production processes and in production systems that contribute to a competitive edge.


Operations management 7.5 H.E.-credits, Fundamental or Advanced materials and manufacturing technology 7.5 H.E.-credits, Robotic Systems 7.5 H.E.-credits, Materials and Production Technology 15 H.E.-credits, Automation Systems 7.5 H.E.-credits and Degree Work 15 H.E.-credits

Admission requirements

The degree of Bachelor of Science in Engineering, in Mechanical engineering, Industrial Engineering, and management, or equivalent. Additionally, the Bachelor degree must be comprised of a minimum of 15 HE (ECTS) credits in mathematics and include a proven basic knowledge of calculus, linear algebra, and basic statistics.

English requirements

Verified knowledge of English corresponding to the course English B in the Swedish Upper Secondary School or equivalent.

IELTS: An overall mark of 6.5 and no section below 5.5. TOEFL: Paper-based: Score of 4.5 (scale 1-6) in written test and a total score of 575 Internet-based: Score of 20 (scale 0-30) in written test and a total score of 90.

Scholarships are available for non-EU/EES citizens.

Program taught in:
  • English

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This course is Campus based
Start Date
Sep 2020
1 - 1 year
130,000 SEK
Free of charge for EU/EES citizens
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