Master’s Programme in Industrial Economics and Management
Master’s Programme in Industrial Economics and Management
Upgrade your skills. Advance your technical knowledge. Develop your competences in market analysis, innovation management, and business development with us today.
Turn technical knowledge into reality for the modern and dynamic business world
The Master’s Programme in Industrial Economics and Management is a two-year technical science education for you who want to broaden and deepen your technical education. The programme provides you advanced knowledge in business and organisational operations in a modern and dynamic business world. You will be equipped with strategic and operational skills with technical-related business and organisational development, product and process innovations, and management skills in knowledge-intensive enterprises and organisations.
Choose between two specialised tracks
The courses within the programme deal with complex problems and challenges many engineers and employees in technical roles encounter in their lines of work. The programme covers topics ranging from analysis of business dynamics and industrial transformation, technical-based businesses, entrepreneurship, to strategy and innovation among established, as well as new and growing, companies and industries.
The programme offers two specialised tracks, both with strong connection to the research frontier in industrial economics and management.
Track 1: Competition, production, and financial analysis is suitable for you who want to develop your skills in quantitative analysis and optimisation in connection to production, financing and investment issues.
Track 2: Marketing analysis, entrepreneurship and strategy is a perfect fit for you who want to develop your knowledge and skills in strategy and business development.
The tuition fee is SEK 60 000 per semester, one semester corresponds to 30 ECTS credits. EU/EEA citizens are not required to pay fees.
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Note! The course list is tentative. See the programme syllabus for an established course list.
Courses autumn semester 2022
Economic Analysis of Markets, Firms and Industries, 7,5 credits
Statistics and Econometrics, 7,5 credits
Courses spring semester 2023
Innovation and Business Development, 7,5 credits
Finance and Investment Analysis, 7,5 credits
Advanced Research Method and Design, 7,5 credits
Courses autumn semester 2023
Applied Competition and Market Analysis, 7,5 credits
Entrepreneurship and Strategy, 7,5 credits *
Strategy for Software Developing Firms, 7,5 credits *
Commerzialisation of Products, Services and Innovations, 7,5 credits *
Applied Production Economics, 7,5 credits *
Applied Investment Analysis, 7,5 credits *
Investments, Risk and Uncertainity, 7,5 credits *
* Valbar kurs
Courses spring semester 2024
Students who apply for a course or programme, and meet the general and specific entry requirements, compete with one another for available places. When there are more qualified applicants than there are places for an education, the places are distributed through a selection. The selection is made according to selection method 1. Read about the selection procedure here.
The study programmes at BTH are continuously monitored and developed through yearly follow-up dialogues, course evaluations after each completed course, and programme evaluations. Results from follow-ups and evaluations can lead to changes in the programmes. These changes are always communicated to the students.
Each educational programme is tied to an advisory board that discusses issues such as the quality of the programme, its development, and relevance for the labour market. In the advisory board, or a committee to the advisory board, teachers, external members, students and alumni are represented.
The Master’s programme in Industrial Economics and Management comprises of advanced courses within the main field of study, industrial economics and management, accounting for a total of 120 credits. The courses within the programme cover various topics such as market analysis, optimisation and financial theories, strategy and business development, innovation and technical-based entrepreneurship, management, and advanced research methods. During the third semester, you will be able to choose your specialisation from our two tracks: (i) Competition, production and financial analysis and (ii) Market analysis, entrepreneurship and strategy.
During the third semester, you also have the opportunity to study abroad at our partner universities around the world. The education concludes in the fourth semester, where the students write their degree project (30 credits).
The design of this programme follows these two principles: (i) the programme comprises of clearly specified assignments and courses that build upon and exploit prior general knowledge of the students within natural science, mathematics, and technical subjects, and (ii) the programme is based on and is related to advanced problems and topics that engineers and employees in technical roles encounter in their lines of work within many types of companies and industries. The courses within the programme not only combine theories with empirical assignments, but also with advanced mathematical, statistical and analytical methods.
The programme is campus-based and proceeds as full-time study. The teaching is given in the form of lectures, seminars and exercises. Depending on the nature of the course, you will conduct your study independently or collaborate in groups in the form of project or written and oral assignments. The programme is conducted entirely in English.
You will study here
On BTH’s main campus in Karlskrona, you will find our programmes and courses in engineering, IT, spatial planning, industrial economics and health sciences.
Campus Karlskrona is located right next to the water, and there is even a swimming jetty 50 meters from the lecture halls. From the modern library’s study areas, you have a nice view of the sea and outside there are exercise trails that take you through the woods and along the beach.
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