A masters is the first level of graduate coursework and can be obtained after you receive a bachelor’s degree. Earning a masters usually requires two years of full-time study, which amounts to 36 to 54 semester credits.
Skilled design professionals are needed in many organizations to tool custom solutions for common problems. Because the design field encompasses a broad variety of environments and applications, specialists are needed in small business, large corporations, education, non-profits, and government.
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.
Masters in Design in Sweden
The programme in Human Computer Interaction and Design focuses on study, design, development and evaluation of novel user interfaces and interactive systems taking into account human aspects, at the cognitive and sensory-motor levels, technological aspects, as well as business aspects. [+]
Interaction design is the practice of designing interactive digital products, environments, systems and services. [+]
Master in Interaction Design and Technologies
Interaction design is the practice of designing interactive digital products, environments, systems and services. It focuses on behaviour – how users act and how products respond to user behaviour.
As such, it is a necessary discipline in any design project aiming to create something complex and computer-augmented that is to be used by humans: computer software, games, interactive products such as smart phones or MP3-players, “intelligent” homes, cars, clothes and so on.
Given the increased focus on interaction design in general, and on social media, entertainment and new physical products in particular, the programme aims to provide interaction designers with the knowledge and skills needed to meet the ever-shifting demands of this emerging job market segment.... [-]
This Master's programme provides the opportunity to broaden your knowledge and creativity within the area of industrial design. You will learn more about the whole design process from a human point of view, with a focus on usability, ergonomics, aesthetics, materials and production, as well as drafting techniques and visualisation. [+]
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. [+]
In today’s highly competitive and fast-changing global market, engineers need advanced knowledge and highly developed skills in how to create competitive and sustainable products in multidisciplinary teams. Integrated Product Design is a two -year [+]
The Erasmus Mundus Master's in Food Innovation and Product Design (EMM-FIPDes) is a two year academic programme in the field of food science and product development, operated by AgroParisTech (France), together with DIT (Ireland), UNINA (Italy), and Lund University. [+]
The European joint Master’s in Food Innovation and Product Design (FIPDes) is a two year academic programme in the field of food science and product development, operated by Université Paris Saclay and AgroParisTech (France), together with DIT (Ireland), UNINA (Italy), and Lund University. The FIPDes Master's aims to provide a European dimension in the knowledge-intensive area of food research and development and is highly relevant for both EU and third-country students who wish to be employed in the agri-food and drink sector. The programme was approved by the EU Commission in 2010 and started in 2011.Programme modules/courses Semester 1: Food Science and Technology, Sustainability, R&D Project Management. Semester 2: Culinary Innovation, Business Creation, Marketing. Specialisations: Semesters 3 & 4: Food Design and Engineering, Healthy Food Design, Food Packaging Design and Logistics, Master’s degree project.... [-]
There is an increasing understanding of the importance of good lighting design in urban areas, buildings and interiors. Light is fundamental to architecture and essential for human well-being, and [+]
This two-year master programme is based on companies need of employees with ability to initiate, lead and promote the creation of innovations. [+]
Department: Faculty of Technology
Level: Second Level
This two-year master programme is based on companies need of employees with ability to initiate, lead and promote the creation of innovations. The program is taught in English.
In the students’ work with innovations, the student should balance the process in its various parts for function, design, durability and production conditions. This requires knowledge of, or interaction between, different disciplines where different approaches, perspectives and approaches utilized. The program is based on common projects often in collaboration with industry and organizations along with advancement in their own subject area and a broadening towards other disciplines (business and design).... [-]
For more than 20 years, integrated electronics has been the major technological force shaping our everyday lives. Today’s trend is shifting from personal computers to personal communication and [+]
Master in System-on-Chip DesignFor more than 20 years, integrated electronics has been the major technological force shaping our everyday lives. Today’s trend is shifting from personal computers to personal communication and computing, where system knowledge and expertise is summarised by single-chip solutions incorporating both hardware and software.Programme outlineThe System-on-Chip Design Master’s programme includes the key areas of knowledge and skills required to command the system-on-chip technology, namely hardware design, embedded software design, analogue circuit and radio design, systems engineering and extensive practical project work.
The programme begins with a mandatory block of courses, which is followed by one of two specialisations: The ASIC/SoC Design track addresses the problem of chip-level design and integration of functional blocks and integrated circuits in nanoscale CMOS technology. It covers the details of circuit design methodology and tools, trade-off analysis between power, area and performance, and hardware implementation in silicon technology; it bridges circuit design and nanoscale technologies to architectural strategies and provides an understanding of the future development in this field. The Embedded Electronics track addresses the problem of designing, assembling, dimensioning and verifying embedded systems including the embedded software. It covers the details of the digital design flow, the verification of embedded systems, and the hardware dependent software layers.Degree projectThe degree project may be carried out at KTH, at other universities, research institutes or at a company in Sweden or abroad. Projects in industry are particularly encouraged.Career prospectsPotential employers of System-on-Chip Design graduates are companies that design and develop electronic components and embedded systems in the telecom, automotive, automation, security, consumer electronics, and a variety of other industries. Due to the international setting of the programme, graduates are well suited to work in global corporations on any continent. A relatively large proportion of graduates have also pursued PhD studies at universities in Sweden and abroad.... [-]
This two-year program is focused on one of the most exciting and prestigious areas there are: design of spacecraft. This includes integration of complex technical system [+]
Master Program in Spacecraft Design, 120.0 Credits
This two-year program is focused on one of the most exciting and prestigious areas there are: design of spacecraft. This includes integration of complex technical systems that must work in an extreme environment: space. The course is given in Kiruna, located well north of the arctic circle. This “space capital” of Sweden gives you close contact with organizations active in space engineering.A spacecraft, which also is called a satellite if its orbit is bound to a celestial body, is designed around the payload instruments it shall carry and the environment it shall work in. During the first year of the course you acquire knowledge about the space environment, which the spacecraft shall operate in, and also how it travels and orients itself in space. You learn about the various subsystems which make up the spacecraft and how it communicates with the surrounding world. Further, you get an understanding for the specific space electronics that are required and learn how the on-board computers work. You also get an insight into typical payloads that a satellite may carry.The second year you are working with computer design of a spacecraft, fit to carry the instruments that are constructed by you and your colleagues. Here, a large part of the education and work is done in project form and as group work. Your master thesis work is performed at a space technology company, space organization, or academic department, in Kiruna or other part of the world.A space research environment, unique for Europe, has been established in Kiruna. Here you find the Swedish Institute for Space Physics. The Institute builds satellite instruments for distant travel to other planets and celestial bodies. Sounding rockets and stratospheric balloons are launched from Esrange. Their missions may concern ozone research as well as studies of the origin of universe. The international radar organization EISCAT has also one of its receiving stations in Kiruna, where they perform studies of meteors and the northern lights.The education is cooperating with these players and thus gives you the opportunity to evaluate satellite instruments with balloon flights to the stratosphere, shaking tests, and tests in a vacuum chamber.The lectures are in English.... [-]
In the Master's programme you will focus on one of three themes: living and behaviour, form and technology, or man and nature. [+]
The Master’s programme in Industrial Design focuses on three themes: Living and Behaviour, Form and Technology, or Man and Nature. The programme consists of individual industrial design projects, workshops and additional theoretical courses. You will participate in and contribute to the creation of knowledge within the field of design. By organising exhibitions, seminars and workshops you will communicate your work and participate in the public debate. The School of Industrial Design offers you a creative environment with excellent workshop facilities. As part of a full-scale university, we can offer great opportunities for a multidisciplinary approach through cooperation with other faculties.... [-]