Master's programme in Production Engineering and Management

The master's programme in Production Engineering and Management is designed to provide production knowledge and skills with a holistic perspective.

16 October 2018: Application opens
15 January 2019: Application deadline
1 February 2019: Deadline for supporting academic documents (all applicants) and documentation of fee exempt status (if required) or receipt of application fee (if required)
4 April 2019: 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 entry requirements, feel free to contact the programme.

Programme coordinator: Farazee Asif, +46-8-790 9076
Programme coordinator: Ove Bayard, +46-8-790 6360

Production Engineering and Management at KTH

The master's programme in Production Engineering and Management provide a strong foundation on which a professional engineering career can be built, as both engineering and management aspects of production and their integration are covered. The engineering side includes operation and integration of manufacturing equipment, automation technology, production development tools and methods and software used by engineers. The managerial side covers systematic decision-making, operations strategy, planning, control and management of resources during development and operations of manufacturing systems.

The programme offers four specialisation: Production Development, Production Management, Industrial IT Systems, and Industrial Joining. There is a set of mandatory courses for all students of the programme, and courses pertaining to each specialisation. Moreover, students have the possibility to combine further elective courses on an individual basis. Topics for the master's degree project is selected within the four focus areas. The project can be carried out in cooperation with the department’s research groups, with companies or with other universities, in Sweden or abroad.

After graduating from the programme students will have:

  • Basic understanding of various dimensions and functions of the broad field of production.
  • Analytical skills needed to tackle the ever-changing problems and situations of modern competitive production.
  • Conceptual and reasoning skills with appropriate decision support methods and tools used in production management.
  • Communication and presentation skills necessary for leadership positions.
  • Understanding of how environmental and cultural differences effect the production process.
  • Understanding of the need and requirements for sustainable and energy efficient production processes.



As production is global, graduates from our programme will be able to find positions as technical specialists, production developers, production engineers, production managers or consultants in various production fields, all over the world.


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

Annick Ingabire, Rwanda

" The experience of learning practically with real life and real-time examples is exceptional to KTH."

Meet the students

Changes in the programme may occur.

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