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Programmes and courses

Careers in Ergonomics and Work Environment Engineering are a dynamic and fulfilling way to make a difference to the health and sustainability of society. The Division of Ergonomics offers many types of courses and levels of education that help graduates develop the skills to pursue careers in this area.

Masters Programme

KTH offers a two-years International Masters in Technology, Work and Health with tracks in Work Environment Engineering and Human Factors/Ergonomics. For more information on the Masters Programme and how to apply, please see the Masters Programme page .

Lifelong Learning Courses

For those who would like to pursue part-time study, distance courses are offered on a one-by-one basis. The courses are open to those in the community without formal admission to a KTH program, and working professionals are very welcome in these courses. The distance courses are currently available in Swedish. Read more about Lifelong Leraning courses here .

PhD in Ergonomics and Doctoral studies

In Sweden, Doctoral studies are considered formal employment, so each PhD position require a formal job posting and job application process. Directly contacting faculty will not change this process. All available doctoral opportunities are posted online at

More information on the general requirements for PhD admissions at KTH can be found here.