Master’s Programme in Industrial Economics and Management

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  • Period : 2021-August-30 until 2023-June-04
  • Location: Karlskrona
  • Type of instruction: On campus, day, full-time
  • Application code: BTH-90569
  • Language of instruction: The teaching language is English.
  • Programme syllabus: Download

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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.

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Courses and content

Programme with focus:
Competition, production and financial analysis
120 credits

Programme with focus:
Marketing analysis, entrepreneurship and strategy
120 credits

Admission

Admission Criteria

(This paragraph is a translation from Swedish of the approved method, “Antagningsordning” [Admission regulations], Dnr; BTH-1.2.1-0223-2017.)
In the case of more qualified applicants than available positions for the current programme start, a selection is made. This is done in the following way:


METOD 1 General method

GENERAL This method is simple and possesses a high degree of legitimacy and legal security. It works well when the applicants are expected to have similar educational backgrounds.

SELECTION CRITERIA Prior education.

SPECIFICATION OF SELECTION CRITERIA: Only the number of earned higher education credits documented by the applicant in conjunction with the application will be considered. Foreign credits will be transferred according to the guidelines established by the Swedish Council for Higher Education.

HIGHEST MERIT RATING The merit rating consists of the total number of earned higher education credits and is calculated in the interval 30 – 285 higher education credits

WORKING METHOD: The selection can, to a large degree, be carried out mechanically. If all applicants with the lowest equal merit rating cannot be offered a place, lots will be drawn.


Prior learning arrangements

No preparatory studies before the programme start is offered as the basic requirement is a bachelor degree.

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Qualification Awarded

Degree of Master of Science (120 credits).
Main field of study: Industrial Economics and Management
Corresponding denomination in Swedish is
Teknologie masterexamen.
Huvudområde: Industriell ekonomi och management

Learning Outcome
The aim of the education is that the student develops the necessary knowledge to form a basis for continued doctoral education, or for advanced work in the private sector or public sector.

The following goals apply to the study programme:

Knowledge and Understanding

Upon completion of the programme the student shall:

  • demonstrate deepened knowledge within the main field of industrial economics and management regarding theories, methods, tools, and concepts used in the field,
  • demonstrate deepened insight in current research and development within specified sub-areas within the main field of industrial economics and management,
  • demonstrate deepened knowledge of methods within specified sub-areas within the main field of industrial economics and management.


Skills and abilities

Upon completion of the programme the student shall:
  • demonstrate the ability to use advanced methods and models appropriately within the main field of industrial economics and management,
  • demonstrate the ability to choose, adapt, and critically assess methods to address a specific problem,
  • demonstrate the ability to, independently and in a group, integrate knowledge, analyze and manage complex phenomena according to scientific principles,
  • demonstrate the ability to critically, creatively, and independently identify, formulate, assess, and answer scientific questions within the field in a scientifically sound way.
  • demonstrate the ability to orally and in writing, explain and discuss arguments and conclusions.


Judgement and approach

Upon completion of the programme the student shall:
  • demonstrate the ability to critically evaluate problems and suggested solutions within a project in industrial economics and management,
  • demonstrate the ability to evaluate, describe and reflect upon ethical and societal aspects connected to the main field of industrial economics and management,
  • demonstrate the ability to identify the need for additional knowledge and take responsibility for the student’s own knowledge development.

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 Gräsvik in 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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Questions?

Programme manager:

Eva Lövstål

eva.lovstal@bth.se

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