Master in Product and Process Development - Production and Logistics

Mälardalen University
2 years
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available

About this program

Earn a Master in Product and Process Development - Production and Logistics

The Product and Process Development - Production and Logistics Masters degree programme will provide an understanding of the key issues involved in modern production and Master in Product and Process Developmentsystems. Students will be provided with the analytical and computing tools, including information on their use and scope, that will enable you to manage the development of those systems successfully and competitively.

The Master programme consists of a two-year curriculum comprising a total of 120 credits. You will learn to select, initiate, plan and schedule projects,using techniques like CPM and PERT. You will acquire skills in modern production and logistics systems and be able to analyze, evaluate and optimize solutions.

A master's degree in Production and Logistics Management will also provide you with an advanced basis in Applied Operations Research and Logistics, so that you will be able to build models in response to specific production and logistics problems, and obtain optimal solutions by using the LINDO/LINGO optimization software package.

Master in Product and Process Development - Production and Logistics-students are required to write a master thesis, which can be done within one of the research areas of the department or at some of the companies with which the department has very active cooperation, such as Volvo or ABB.

Product and Process Development is part of the research profile Innovation and Product Realization (IPR) at the School of Innovation, Design and Engineering. A multidisciplinary research unit, with a unique combination of research in art and design, engineering, and innovation/entrepreneurship.

Admission requirements

Students wishing to study Masters in Product and Process Development - Production and Logistics must meet the following requirements:

A completed Bachelor's degree from an institution of higher education of 3 years or more, equivalent to 180 credits (180 ECTS credits), in the fields of Technology/ Engineering/ Economics/Business/ Science, of which at least 15 credits (15 ECTS credits) in Mathematics/Applied Mathematics. Non-engineering graduates are required to have at least one year of working experience in industry.

English B is required for Swedish students. Foreign students are required to submit a TOEFL test result, with a minimum score of 575 with a TWE score of at least 4.5 (PBT) or 90 with a TWE score of at least 20 (iBT) or an IELTS test result with an overall band score of at least 6.5 and no band score below 5.5 or equivalent.

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Program content

Year 1

  • Product and Process Development 75%
  • Elective 25%

Year 2

  • Product and Process Development 100%


For students outside EU/EEA

Per installment prior to each semester: 67 500 SEK

Annual tuition fee: 135 000 SEK

Total programme fee: 270 000 SEK


As a graduate in Production and Logistics Management, you can expect to secure employment as a production engineer/manager, logistics specialist/manager, or in other, related fields.

On completion of the programme you are very competitive in the national and international labour market. You can work in industry as a highly-qualified expert, or pursue a research career in academia. At Mälardalen University there are a number of research teams, in product and process development, who are developing processes for competitive product realisation.


About this institute

Mälardalen University

Mälardalen University has more than 20,000 students studying Business, Health, Music and Opera, Engineering and Education. The university conducts research within all fields of education and the areas Future Energy and Embedded Systems are internationally outstanding. Mälardalen University is located on...

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Contact info

Mälardalen University

Universitetsplan 1
721 23 Västerås

Phone no: +46 211013 00


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