Master’s Programme in Industrial Economics and Management

120 credits

  • Period : 2023-August-28 until 2025-June-08
  • Location: Karlskrona
  • Type of instruction: On campus, day, full-time
  • Application code: BTH-90587
  • Language of instruction: The teaching language is English.
  • Programme syllabus: Download

Welcome letter (published 3 weeks before start)

Upgrade your skills. Advance your technical knowledge. Develop your competences in market analysis, innovation management, and business development with us today.

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.

Additional information

Programme teachers and Victor, a student at the programme, share their views. (2:55)

Programme content

Globalization, Digitalization and Internationalization Strategies 7.5 hp

Applied Competition and Market Analysis 7.5 hp

Finance and Investment Analysis 7.5 hp

Innovation and Business Development 7.5 hp

Economic Analysis of Technology, Technological Change and Strategy 7.5 hp

Economic Analysis of Markets, Firms and Industries 7.5 hp

Master's Thesis (120 credits) in Industrial Economics and Management 30 hp

Strategy for Software Developing Firms 7.5 hp

Applied Investment Analysis 7.5 hp

Investments, Risk and Uncertainty 7.5 hp

Entrepreneurship and Strategy 7.5 hp

Applied Production Economics 7.5 hp

Commerzialisation of Products, Services and Innovations 7.5 hp

Advanced Research Method and Design 7.5 hp

Statistics and Econometrics 7.5 hp

Management and Organization of Technology and Knowledge Intensive Projects and Firms 7.5 hp

Student interview

The student Seyedmohsen shares his thoughts about the programme and how well it connects to his previous studies. (3:18)


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The researchers are interested in the interaction between technology, innovation and industrial dynamics. They study entrepreneurship and its significance for sustainable growth and societal development, how institutional frameworks affect enterprise and the conditions for the commercialisation of technical innovations.

Learn more about our research in industrial economics and management.

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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Programme manager:

Eva Lövstål

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+46 (0)455-38 53 00

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