Industrial Management and Innovation, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
  • English (book IELTS)
Whether you start your own business or work for an established company, the Master Programme in Industrial Management and Innovation from Uppsala University gives you a deep understanding as well as a variety of tools to manage complex innovation processes.


The aim of this Master Programme in Industrial Management and Innovation from Uppsala University is to teach future leaders the ability to create an overview of the complex processes and structures within and around technology-intensive companies. Our aim is also that students who have completed the programme will become innovators who can combine a deep understanding of technology and business with a strong practical know-how on how to manage and lead innovative work. The Master's programme also prepares you for a career within academia as a researcher.

A unique feature of this programme is that it is close to both industry and research. The students of the programme come from different technological backgrounds and are trained to handle technical, societal and economical dimensions of the innovation process.

The goal of the programme is to be able to work with innovation processes in different types of companies. To be well prepared for your future job, teaching is based on methods and models used in business, for understanding existing markets, product development, and market launch. At the same time, the latest academic research is an important part of our courses to keep up with the latest developments.


Technology and knowledge-intensive companies have a great need for well-trained people who understand technology and also business, management and innovation. In other words, there is a great need for people with a broad expertise in several areas of knowledge who want to lead and drive development and innovation forward. We therefore work determinedly to train you to successfully manage complex problems where technology, organisation, business, and markets, meet and interact.

Programme Structure

    Semester 1
    • Industrial Management
    • Industrial Strategy and Organisation
    • Industrial Project Management
    • Industrial Project Management II
    • Marketing for Industrial Companies
              Semester 2
              • Techniques for Modelling and Optimisation in Industrial Management
              • Engineering Ethics
              • Product Development Management
              • Project: Product Development/Market Research, In-depth
              • Industrialisation
                      Semester 3
                      • Philosophy of Innovation
                      • Quantitative and Qualitative Methods
                      • Optional courses
                          Semester 4
                          • Degree work
                          For more information, please visit the programme website.

                          Detailed Programme Facts

                          • Programme intensity Full-time
                            • Full-time duration 24 months
                          • Credits
                            120 alternative credits
                          • Languages
                            • English
                          • Delivery mode
                            On Campus

                          English Language Requirements

                          You only need to take one of these language tests:

                          • Minimum required score:


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                            The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

                          Academic Requirements

                          A Bachelor's degree, equivalent to a Swedish Kandidatexamen, from an internationally recognised university. The main field of study must be engineering or technology.

                          Also required is 20 credits in mathematics.

                          Selection: Students are selected based on:

                          • a total appraisal of quantity and quality of previous university studies; and
                          • a statement of purpose (1 page).

                          Tuition Fee

                          • International Applies to you

                            15113.5 EUR/year
                            Tuition Fee
                            Based on the original amount of 30227 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
                          • EU/EEA Applies to you

                            Tuition Fee
                            Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
                          We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.


                          • Application Fee: SEK 900
                          • Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 72500
                          • Tuition fee, total: SEK 290000

                          Living costs for Uppsala

                          • 8200 - 12300 SEK/month
                            Living Costs

                          The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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