Mälardalen University

Introduction

Mälardalen University (MDH) is situated in the densely populated and expansive region around Lake Mälaren, about one hour by train from Stockholm and Arlanda Airport. Most of the University's students are taking courses at one of its two centrally situated campuses in Eskilstuna and Västerås.


MDH conducts excellent research in Future Energy and the Embedded Systems specialisation and prominent research in Health and Welfare as well as the technological and engineering specializations in Innovation and Product Realisation.

The primary task of the established research areas of the Educational Sciences and Mathematics, Industrial Economics and Management along with Work Life Studies is to provide a research basis for each subject of study at first-cycle and second-cycle levels.


MDH is characterized by close partnerships with businesses and the public sector in the region, making our University attractive to students - and our students attractive on the labor market. About 80 % of our students have a job within one year from graduation.


MDH is environmentally certified and prioritizes sustainable community development in all its activities.


Why Study Here?

  • The collaboration that you will benefit from Our education is characterized by high quality and close contact to research, between students, as well as between students and teachers. Mälardalen University is well known for our cooperation with the surrounding society and we know that our students are attractive in the labour market. More than 81 % of our students have an employment in their field of study within the first year after their graduation. Through high-quality education and cooperation with the public sector, companies and industry, we prepare you for work life. Our study programs are designed in cooperation with employers and are constantly evaluated by them – which helps to match our programs and courses with the demands of the professional world. Many multinational companies such as ABBand Volvo are situated close to both Eskilstuna and Västerås and our students benefit from this.

· An international atmosphere You will feel at home at Mälardalen University, and being here is more like being part of an international community than in a particular country. Mälardalen University has an international atmosphere, with students and staff from all over the world. We also have partner universities in some forty countries around the globe, and both students and staff have excellent opportunities to spend some time at one of these other seats of learning.

· Valuable support and activities The University offers a lot of study help to our students, among other things in the form of courses in study technique and communication. Towards the end of a study program, we also offer career counselling. The Student Union arranges plenty of social activities and offers valuable support, especially to our international students.

· Good accommodation We help our students to find a place to live, either in Eskilstuna or in Västerås. During the semesters, Monday - Friday, we also offer free bus travels between the cities, for both students and staff.

· Excellent facilities at your disposal The facilities are modern and features bright buildings that were built especially for the University. There are plenty of lecture halls and meeting places for students, but also nice courtyards and quiet study rooms. There are plenty of computer workstations that our students can use, plus access to a wireless network for laptop computers.

· High-quality teaching based on research That there is a strong link between our educations and our research is a matter of course to us. Our students gain good insights into the world of research and the latest findings.

· Education with a focus on employability As a student from Mälardalen University you will be attractive in the labour market. Through high-quality education and cooperation with the surrounding community, we prepare you for work life. Our study programs are designed in cooperation with employers and are constantly evaluated by them – which helps to match our programs and courses with the demands of the labour market. Our students stand in continual close contact with their peers, teachers, researchers, and future employers, and many of our educations feature practical elements. This can take the form of, for example, students writing their degree projects in conjunction with a company, or of the university inviting business representatives as guest lecturers.

· A closeness within the University International students often appreciate the fact that it’s easy to get in contact with the professors and that there is an informal atmosphere at MDH. Undergraduate students, doctoral students, and professors often meet in the context of different projects. We appreciate it when students participate actively in their education and therefore encourage you to make the most out of your time of the study.

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Master

Master in Engineering Mathematics

Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Sweden Eskilstuna

The programme will provide you with broad and deep mathematical knowledge about Mathematics and its applications – knowledge which is highly attractive on the labour market in the industrial and public sectors as well as in society in general. Tomorrow’s technology depends on mathematical methods and calculations and your education in Engineering Mathematics will give you the knowledge and skills you need to actively develop new technology, build a sustainable society and/or run your own successful business. [+]

The programme will provide you with a broad and relevant knowledge of mathematics and its applications. This knowledge is in high demand since tomorrow’s technology depends on mathematical methods and calculations. The programme will give you knowledge and skills that will be useful to you in developing new technology, building a sustainable society or running your own successful businesses.

The Programme

The Master’s Programme in Engineering Mathematics is designed to equip students with the mathematical tools for developing tomorrow’s technology. You will have a broad and relevant knowledge of mathematical applications and methods that are useful both in private enterprise and in the academic world, among other areas. You will master mathematical methods with applications in statistics, information technology, computer science, energy and environmental engineering, robotics and automatic control engineering as well as optimisation.... [-]


Master in Financial Engineering

Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Sweden Eskilstuna

Financial Engineering is a carefully designed Master's programme, belonging to the popular educational area of financial engineering. Focusing on both theoretical and quantitative computer-based methods of financial analysis, the programme provides an advanced basis in mathematics, oriented towards financial real-life problems. [+]

The Master's programme in Financial Engineering provides you with advanced qualifications in mathematics and finance, covering a wide range of topics from the management of financial portfolios to risk analysis in financial markets. As a graduate, you will be in demand for senior positions in the international world of finance.

The programme

Financial Engineering is a carefully designed Master's programme, belonging to the popular educational area of financial engineering. Focusing on both theoretical and quantitative computer-based methods of financial analysis, the programme provides an advanced basis in mathematics, oriented towards financial real-life problems.

Research is concentrated on financial mathematics, financial engineering, financial and risk management software, actuarial mathematics, applied statistics, stochastic processes, and simulation. To prepare you for a senior position in finance, advanced financial software and programming languages are systematically used in the teaching process. You also have the opportunity to be involved in research activities.... [-]


Master in Innovation and Design

Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Sweden Eskilstuna

We are convinced that broad competence in innovation and design from a holistic perspective is needed to deal with future challenges. In the international Master's programme in Innovation and Design, you acquire specialist theoretical knowledge and practical skills for interacting in a global market. After your studies, you will be competitive in the labour market and prepared for doctoral studies. [+]

We are convinced that broad competence in innovation and design from a holistic perspective is needed to deal with future challenges. In the international Master's programme in Innovation and Design, you acquire specialist theoretical knowledge and practical skills for interacting in a global market. After your studies, you will be competitive in the labour market and prepared for doctoral studies.

The Programme

The international Master's programme in Innovation and Design has been developed in collaboration with stakeholders outside academia and is aimed to create a clear link to the labour market. You will acquire both theoretical and practical competencies, and learn about innovation management, design processes and communication in complex organisations. The study programme includes qualitative research methods and skills in how to collaborate with partners outside the University in interdisciplinary projects.... [-]


Master in Intelligent Embedded Systems

Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Sweden Eskilstuna

About 99 percent of all computers today are embedded – they are found in mobile phones, game consoles, digital cameras, cars, aeroplanes, medical equipment, home appliances, robots, et cetera. These systems are getting more and more intelligent to meet the specific needs of their users. We offer a top-quality education in intelligent embedded systems, with world-renowned expert teachers, industrial student projects and internships, scholarships to study abroad, and a double-degree opportunity with top-ranked research universities. [+]

About 99 percent of all computers today are embedded – they are found in mobile phones, game consoles, digital cameras, cars, aeroplanes, medical equipment, home appliances, robots, et cetera. These systems are getting more and more intelligent to meet the specific needs of their users. We offer a top-quality education in intelligent embedded systems, with world-renowned expert teachers, industrial student projects and internships, scholarships to study abroad, and a double-degree opportunity with top-ranked research universities.

The Programme

The programme has been acclaimed nationally and internationally. In 2009, it received a national grant for excellence by the Knowledge Foundation. Our students won the best Embedded Systems Master’s thesis in Sweden, the second prize in the national championship of Robotics in 2011, and one student was nominated for the Swedish Embedded Award 2011, as one of only 6 students in Sweden.... [-]


Master in International Marketing

Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Sweden Eskilstuna

The International Marketing programme provides you not only with theoretical knowledge of international marketing and business but also helps develop the skills needed for successful collaboration within and between multinational groups. It also provides you with an understanding of management and strategy of the international business, as well as different kinds of marketing. [+]

We live in a globalized world and as an international marketer, you will face issues stemming from the diversity of organizations, countries, and customers. This programme will give you a head-start by allowing you to develop your skills and knowledge about marketing, strategy, and culture as well as a research method.

The Programme

The International Marketing programme provides you not only with theoretical knowledge of international marketing and business but also helps develop the skills needed for successful collaboration within and between multinational groups. It also provides you with an understanding of management and strategy of the international business, as well as different kinds of marketing.... [-]


Master in Product and Process Development

Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Sweden Eskilstuna

You get an understanding of the key issues involved in modern production and logistics systems. You'll be provided with the analytical and computing tools, their use and scope, enabling you to manage the development of the systems successfully and competitively. [+]

You get an understanding of the key issues involved in modern production and logistics systems. You'll be provided with the analytical and computing tools, their use and scope, enabling you to manage the development of the systems successfully and competitively.

The Programme

In this programme, you will acquire skills in modern production and logistics systems and will be able to analyze, evaluate and optimize the solutions. The programme includes projects together with industry and society. This programme offers a two-year curriculum involving a total of 120 credits. A Master's degree in Production and Logistics Management will also provide you with an advanced base in planning and optimisation of production and logistics, including the use of simulation software.... [-]


Master in Social Work

Full time 2 years September 2019 Sweden Eskilstuna

This programme gives you the opportunity to conduct change work and to improve your knowledge in national as well as international social work. Studies at the Master's level implies an opportunity for you to deepen your knowledge and broaden your career opportunities. [+]

This programme gives you the opportunity to conduct change work and to improve your knowledge in national as well as international social work. Studies at the Master's level implies an opportunity for you to deepen your knowledge and broaden your career opportunities.

The programme

Social work concerns the conditions of life, needs, and experiences of socially vulnerable people. The point of departure is to try to understand and explain social phenomena and problems at the individual, group and societal levels, and also to create opportunities for change. The understanding of social issues builds on the perspectives of systems, power and rights, and the analysis of these is often intersectional. You will develop a practical understanding of problem-solving and change processes when it comes to people in socially vulnerable situations.... [-]


Master in Software Engineering - 1 year

Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Sweden Eskilstuna

The proliferation and growing influence of software in business and our daily lives have been phenomenal. Software engineering deals with the design and development of high-quality software systems – and hence is an increasingly important area in computer science. In this programme, you will gain advanced knowledge and practical skills in software engineering. [+]

The proliferation and growing influence of software in business and our daily lives have been phenomenal. Software engineering deals with the design and development of high-quality software systems – and hence is an increasingly important area in computer science. In this programme, you will gain advanced knowledge and practical skills in software engineering.

The Programme

During this programme, you will acquire good theoretical knowledge and excellent skills in engineering software-intensive systems, which encompass the ability to cope with the complexity of understanding as well as developing them. You will acquire knowledge of principles for the analysis, design, and implementation of large and complex software systems. Students successfully completing this programme will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the methodologies and techniques of software management and to apply them to a range of development scenarios. You will be able to take advantage of global diversity and work in international teams. Close industrial collaboration, including for example industrial guest lectures and thesis projects related to partner industries such as ABB, Ericsson or Volvo, links theory to practice.... [-]


Master in Software Engineering - 2 years

Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Sweden Eskilstuna

The proliferation and growing influence of software in business and our daily lives have been phenomenal. Software engineering deals with the design and development of high-quality software systems – and hence is an increasingly important area in computer science. In this programme, you will gain advanced knowledge and practical skills in software engineering. [+]

The proliferation and growing influence of software in business and our daily lives have been phenomenal. Software engineering deals with the design and development of high-quality software systems – and hence is an increasingly important area in computer science. In this programme, you will gain advanced knowledge and practical skills in software engineering.

The Programme

During this programme, you will acquire good theoretical knowledge and excellent skills in engineering software-intensive systems, which encompass the ability to cope with the complexity of understanding as well as developing them. You will acquire knowledge of principles for the analysis, design, and implementation of large and complex software systems. Students successfully completing this programme will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the methodologies and techniques of software management and to apply them to a range of development scenarios. You will be able to take advantage of global diversity and work in international teams. Close industrial collaboration, including for example industrial guest lectures and thesis projects related to partner industries such as ABB, Ericsson or Volvo, links theory to practice.... [-]


Master in Sustainable Energy Systems

Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Sweden Eskilstuna

Sustainable energy systems are necessary to overcome the problems related to energy supply and climate change in the world. The Master's programme in Sustainable Energy Systems will provide you with state-of-the-art knowledge about technologies for utilizing the sun, wind, and biomass as energy sources. Future employers are primarily in energy companies, consulting firms, and public organizations in Sweden or abroad. [+]

Sustainable energy systems are necessary to overcome the problems related to energy supply and climate change in the world. The Master's programme in Sustainable Energy Systems will provide you with state-of-the-art knowledge about technologies for utilizing the sun, wind, and biomass as energy sources. Future employers are primarily in energy companies, consulting firms, and public organizations in Sweden or abroad.

The Programme

The production of power and heat by way of energy conversion based on steam and gas turbine processes also falls within the scope of this programme. Furthermore, you will learn about performance analyses of different energy systems and process integration. Methods for optimization, modelling, and simulation of energy systems are also included in the programme.... [-]


Master in Work Life Studies

Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Sweden Eskilstuna

The programme in Work Life Studies gives you a broad and in-depth perspective of work and introduces current perspectives on the development of organisations and management. You will develop knowledge of work environment and health as well as of health-promoting leadership and health-related efforts at the workplace. [+]

The programme in Work Life Studies gives you a broad and in-depth perspective of work and introduces current perspectives on the development of organisations and management. You will develop knowledge of work environment and health as well as of health-promoting leadership and health-related efforts at the workplace.

The programme

The programme will give you an understanding of the development of Work Life Studies and the challenges it faces during digitalisation and globalisation. Work Life Studies include social and psychological processes in work and of the conditions and opportunities in working life over time – from the individual, workplace, organisational and societal perspectives. The importance of work for the development, wellbeing, and health of people is a key factor of the programme.... [-]


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Mälardalens högskola

Address Mälardalen University Västerås, Högskoleplan 1 Eskilstuna, Drottninggatan 12
Eskilstuna, Södermanland County, Sweden
Website http://www.mdh.se/
Phone +46 21 10 13 00