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  • Number of credits 7.5 Credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Autumn Term 2018

About the course

The course covers mechatronics, and some of its fields of engineering, electrical engineering, control engineering, computer engineering, and mechanical engineering. Prototype building and programming of embedded systems constitute fundamental part of the course.
The practical laboratory work includes control, sensor technology and programming of embedded systems. Even 3D printing of mechanical parts is covered in laboratory work.
The course ends with a larger project, where two or more project teams collaborate. The goal of the project is to design and realize a practical system that highlights the importance of having a complete picture of mechatronics.
The course consists of four parts:
1. Theory, 1.0 ECTS;
2. Laboratory, 2.0 ECTS;
3. Project, 4.0 ECTS;
4. Seminar and Evaluation, 0.5 ECTS.

Application and eligibility

Mechatronics, 7.5 hp

Visa tillfällen för föregående termin Autumn Term 2018 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen


Lectures begin on week starting 5 November 2018


Lectures end during the week of 14 January 2019

Study location




Type of studies

Daytime, 50%

Required Knowledge

For admission two years full-time university studies are required, including at least 15 ECTS in Mathematics, 15 ECTS in Electronics, 7,5 ECTS in Programming, and 7.5 ECTS in Automatic Control, or equivalent. 
Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper Secondary course English A/5. 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 is in Swedish. Notification of admission will be sent in mid-July. Contact the department for more information. Application deadline is 16 April 2018.

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.

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Tuition fee, first instalment


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Contactpersons for the course are:
Sven Rönnbäck, International Coordinator