Master in Manufacturing Engineering

University West

Program Description

Master in Manufacturing Engineering

University West

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 programme, 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 manucfacturing engineering, which is a necessety for leading positions in the industry.

Programme description

This master programme 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 programme is suitable. Students of this masters programme 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 programme offers advanced knowledge in several production processes and in production systems that contributes to a competitive edge.


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

Admission requirements

Degree of Bachelor of Science in Engineering, within 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.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2017
1 - 1 year
Full time
130,000 SEK
Start date Sept. 2017
Sweden Trollhättan
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Duration 1 - 1 year
Price 130,000 SEK
Free of charge for EU/EES citizens