Master's programme in Integrated Product Design

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, services and business models. Integrated Product Design is a two-year graduate programme focusing on processes and methods for product development and innovation in order to create usable, competitive and sustainable products and services.

Application closed

The application for the programme is now closed.

16 October 2017: Application opens
15 January 2018: Application deadline
1 February 2018: Deadline for supporting academic documents (all applicants) and documentation of fee exempt status (if required) or receipt of application fee (if required)
6 April 2018: Notification of selection results

Non-EU/EEA/Swiss citizens: The tuition fee for the full programme is SEK 310,000
Non-EU/EEA/Swiss citizens are generally required to pay an application fee of SEK 900.

EU/EEA/Swiss citizens: There are no tuition fees for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens
EU/EEA/Swiss citizens are not required to pay an application fee.

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Degree awarded: Master of Science
Language of instruction: English
Duration: Two years (120 ECTS credits)
Programme start: Late August
Location: KTH Campus, Stockholm
School: School of Industrial Engineering and Management (at KTH)

For questions regarding programme content and specific admission requirements, feel free to contact the programme director.

Programme director: Gunilla Ölundh Sandström, +46-8-790 6863

Integrated Product Design at KTH

Integrated Product Design consists of two specialisation tracks. The Industrial Design Engineering track concentrates on the functional design and communicative aspects of the product in relation to user and market and the Innovation Management and Product Development track focuses on managing innovation and product development processes.

The programme consists of a mixture of compulsory courses, optional courses and track specific courses, offering students the opportunitiy to select courses that match their individual interests and career goals. During the programme students will have contact with industry and projects are often done in co-operation with a company or organisation providing students with valuable work experience.

In the final term degree project students perform in-depth work on a real problem in line with the specialisation chosen. The degree project is supervised by an experienced researcher and can be performed in an industrial setting or in an academic environment.

TOPICS COVERED; Industrial Design Engineering

Machine Design, Product Development, Industrial Design, Sustainability

TOPICS COVERED; Innovation Management and Product Development

Innovation Management, R&D Management, Strategy, Organisation, Product Development and related Processes, Methods and Tools

Track Industrial Design Engineering

Track Innovation Management and Product Development


The Integrated Product Design programme offers master’s students a comprehensive education and refined expertise applicable in many different industrial and business sectors.

The Industrial Design Engineering track provides the skills necessary to work with product development and design engineering, user-driven design, either as a technical expert, a project manager, or a commissioner of design and other related positions.

The Innovation Management and Product Development Track provide opportunities for a variety of jobs in areas related to innovation such as project management, business development and product planning. You also instill competence to work with complex multidisciplinary product development projects, either as a technical expert, project manager, R&D manager, or consultant.

AFTER GRADUATION; Industrial Design Engineering

The following roles working in Startups to International established corporations: Product Developer, Creative Engineer, Technical or Design Consultant.

AFTER GRADUATION; Innovation Management and Product Development

The following roles working in Startups to International established corporations: Innovation Manager, Product Manager, Technical or Management Consultant.


Find out what students from the programme think about their time at KTH.

Jannis Papadopoulos, Greece

"KTH is also a great place to get introduced to a multitude of people and cultures. "

Meet the students

Changes in the programme may occur.

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