IY1434 Introduction to Industrial Economics and Management

Single subject course, 7,5 Higher education credits, First cycle, autumn semester 2020


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The aim of the course is to give the students an introduction to industrial economics and management and an overview of how the various subareas of the subject relate to each other.


  • Type of instruction: Distance, mixed-time, part-time 50%
  • Application code: BTH-M5800
  • Period : 2020-August-31 until 2020-November-01
  • Education level: G1N
  • Application: Apply via universityadmissions.se
  • Language of instruction: The teaching language is Swedish. However, the teaching could be carried out in English.
  • Location: Some or all of education and examination is held at distance.
  • No. of occasions: Mandatory: none, Voluntary: none
  • Main field of study: Industrial Economics and Management
  • Course syllabus:
  • Welcome letter: Download
  • Entry requirements: General requirements for university studies and Mathematics 3b/3c and Social Science 1b/1a1 and 1a2.


Learning outcomes

Course literature and other teaching material

Course literature and other teaching material

Learning methods

Work placement

No work placement is included in the planned learning activities. BTH is aiming for a close contact with the surrounding community when developing courses and programmes.


Course Manager
  1. Eva Lövstål

Time allocation

On average, a student should study 200 hours to reach the learning outcomes.
This time includes all the various available learning activities (lectures, self studies, examinations, etc.).
This estimation is based on the fact that one academic year counts as 60 ECTS credits,
corresponding to an average student workload of 1 600 hours. This may vary individually.



The course will be graded A Excellent, B Very good, C Good, D Satisfactory, E Sufficient, FX Insufficient, supplementation required, F Fail.


More information about exams are found in the Student's Portal, where you also enrolls for most exams.

There might be other scheduled examinations. Information regarding these examinations are available in the learning platform Canvas or at other places that the person who is responsible of the course will refer to.

Course Evaluation

The course manager is responsible for the views of students on the course being systematically and regularly gathered and that the results of the evaluations in various forms affect the form and development of the course.