|Application deadline:||January 15|
|Tuition fee:|| |
|Start date:||September 2014|
|Credits:|| 120 ECTS |
|Delivery mode:||On Campus|
This programme aims at conveying the knowledge, judgment and skill required to lead design, development and improvement of manufacturing processes, high-performance production system and its sub-parts as well as managing them in full operation.
Chalmers University of Technology is a leading Swedish university in the production engineering area, in terms of research as well as education. Within the programme, there is a close cooperation with industry and represents an attractive environment also for international students as several of the collaborating companies operate on the global market.
The master's programme in Production Engineering is aimed at students with a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Automation and Mechatronics, Industrial Economics, or an equivalent degree as Industrial Engineering.
Manufacturing is of fundamental importance for the welfare in the society and is related to the capability of fulfilling the demands for economic, ecologic and social sustainability.
The professional area for a production engineer goes across sectors - from automotive, medicines and health care industry to food production. With a broad production engineering knowledge base the programme gives a wide spectrum of career opportunities including advancement as specialists in the areas of Production Systems, Material and Manufacturing Technology or Production Management.
The wide scope of the programme provides students to select courses across three main occupational tracks but they have also the possibility to customize their own education.
The programme’s courses are given by different departments at Chalmers: Materials and manufacturing technology, Product and production development, Signals and systems and Technology management and economics.
These all have prominent research activities, and the students can thereby take advantage of up-to-date research advancements. For students interested of an occupation in the academic field, the programme also offers courses that prepare for starting a research career.
Bachelor´s degree (or the equivalent) with a Major in Mechanical Engineering, Automation and Mechatronics Engineering or Industrial Engineering and Management.
Prerequisites: Mathematics (including Linear algebra, Numerical analysis, Multivariable analysis and Statistics) minimum 30cr., Mechanics, Strength of materials, Machine elements, Engineering materials, Manufacturing engineering, Automatic control, Industrial economics, Computer-aided design and Programming.
Preferable course experience: Maintenance, Production planning, Human factors, Thermodynamics, Virtual production and Logistics.
English Language Proficiency
The most common and important scores that are accepted are
|CAE score:||60 (Grade C)|
|TOEFL paper-based test score:||575|
|TOEFL iBT® test:||90|
Note: Being granted alternative funding from external patrons does not affect the possibility of obtaining scholarships from Chalmers, as an applicants financial status is not taken into account during the nomination process.
Adlerbert Foreign Student Hospitality Fund - Only open for international students who have been admitted to, and enrolled on, a Master's Programme at Chalmers. Thus, prospective students cannot apply. Students can be awarded the scholarship a maximum of two times. The application period opens in late January and closes in late February. Consequently, it is only possible to apply during this period of a student's first and second year.
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