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From prototype to product, from a CE perspective

  • Number of credits 3.5 credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Autumn Term 2024

About the course

All companies that sell products on the European market must ensure that their products meet the EU requirements in the EU country where the product is to be sold, to protect human and animal health, the environment and consumer rights. CE marking of a product is required when selling products in the EU. This marking indicate that the product has been assessed by the manufacturer to meet these requirements.  The course gives, among other things, an overview of how a company can proceed to meet the requirements set for the development of medical devices. 
The course provides a overall picture of the basics of CE marking as well as an increased knowledge of product responsibility and product safety. The course also provides an insight into the complex product area medical devices. The course includes compulsory case seminars. 

Application and eligibility

From prototype to product, from a CE perspective, 3.5 credits

Visa tillfällen för föregående termin Autumn Term 2024 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen


1 November 2024


3 December 2024

Study location



English (upon request)

Type of studies

Daytime, 50%

Required Knowledge

At least 90 credits completed a three-year engineering degree, or at least 90 credits in one of the main areas of Computer Science, Electronics, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics or Mathematical Statistics. Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English A/6. Where the language of instruction is Swedish, applicants must prove proficiency in Swedish to the level required for basic eligibility for higher studies. 


Academic credits Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.

Application code



Please note: This application round is intended only for applicants within the EU/EEA and Switzerland. Online application service in Swedish will open 15 March 2024 at 13:00 CET. Application deadline is 15 April 2024. How to apply

Application and tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

Application fee

SEK 900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK 8,330

Total fee

SEK 8,330

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Contactperson for the course is:
Fredrik Öhberg