University West

Introduction

University West in Trollhättan, Sweden is a modern university which offers education collaborating with work-life in an attractive and modern study environment. We focus on the student and learning. Work integrated learning as perspective and method permeates the work at the university and is also our profile. The campus is situated in the city center of Trollhättan close to the west coast of Sweden. Trollhättan is a small town only 30 minutes by train from Gothenburg. It is safe and clean and almost everybody speaks English. Perfect conditions for an international study environment.



Education


We offer education in:

  • Computer Science and IT
  • Business administration and Leadership
  • Health and Healthcare
  • Teaching and Language
  • Media
  • Social and Behavioral studies
  • and Engineering


The university offers programs on first (Bachelor), second (Master) and third (doctoral) cycle thought in English for international students. The atmosphere is very international with many students and teachers from all over the world.



Attractive and modern study environment


There are over 11,000 students at University West and about 600 employees. Our campus is centrally located in Trollhättan and is built with the students' needs in focus. The open surfaces make it simple for students, teachers and work-life to coexist.



Education collaborating with work-life


We have programmes in which we collaborate and cooperate closely with work-life, businesses and society. Through our profile - work integrated learning, WIL - students at the university gain work experience already while studying. University West has been commissioned by the government to develop pedagogics connected to WIL. One example of WIL is the so called Co-op in which studies are sandwiched with periods of paid work.



Applied research


Research is conducted within the areas of technology, social science, health and caring sciences and the humanities. Work integrated learning constitutes an important, interdisciplinary, field of research. There is a strong connection between the research conducted at University West and the undergraduate education.


The research concerning production processes in manufacturing industry is of special importance. This research is conducted in close collaboration with a variety of businesses. University West is authorized to award degrees at the doctoral level in the field of Production processes and Work Integrated Learning.

For students applying for our master’s program the University offers the possibility of scholarships.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programmes

This school also offers:

Master

Master in International Business

Campus Full time 1 - 1  September 2017 Sweden Trollhättan

Business has become increasingly international during the last decades and international business comprises a large and growing portion of the world’s total business. Today, almost all companies [+]

Master programme in international Business

Business has become increasingly international during the last decades and international business comprises a large and growing portion of the world’s total business. Today, almost all companies, small, medium-sized and large, are affected by international events and competition. This development requires deep knowledge and professional capability in the field of international business from those who operate in today’s companies. The Master Program in International Business offers you such a knowledge and capability and gives you the tools to meet such challenge.

 

 

Content

The program’s major field of study is business administration with focus on international business. The business administration courses (major) are added with courses in economics and economic geography. Both scientific theory and methods within the field of business administration will be explored. The program consists of 45 ECTS in business administration (which includes a master thesis, 15 ECTS and business research methods 7.5 ECTS), international economics 7.5 ECTS and international trade and development 7.5 ECTS. The program culminates in a master thesis in which the student will apply business administration knowledge through a larger independent project.... [-]


Master in Manufacturing Engineering

Campus Full time 1 - 1  September 2017 Sweden Trollhättan

The current globalisation offers many opportunities for work in international companies and abroad. It also means that competition is stiffer and that it is importan [+]

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.

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Master in Robotics

Campus Full time 1 - 1  September 2017 Sweden Trollhättan

Robotics is a unique programme that occupies the area where mechanical and electrical engineering and computer technology meet [+]

Master Programme in Robotics

Robotics is a unique programme that occupies the area where mechanical and electrical engineering and computer technology meet. The depth and breadth of the course (Master Programme in Robotics) allows you considerable freedom of choice as to where you work. The fact that the field is so expansive is not surprising in view of the fact that, before long, robots will have been introduced in almost all types of production systems, and service robots will soon feature as part of our everyday lives

 

 

Programme description

The master’s programme provides the student with in-depth knowledge of robot systems, robot simulation and mathematical methods in the field. You can apply for this course (Master Programme in Robotics) irrespective of whether you have studied mechanical or electrical engineering, or computer technology as your first degree worth 180 HE (Higher Education) credits. It also includes an independent project assignment linked to industry and research. Examples of such projects include constructing, simulating or constructing a robot ¬system.... [-]