Mechanical Engineering, Master's Programme, 120 credits

Mechanical Engineering, masterprogram, 120 hp

Teaching language

English

Campus

Linköping

Degree

Master of Science (two years) with a major in Mechanical Engineering

Pace of study

Full-time

Purpose

A Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Linköping University works with all aspects of the realization of complex products and industrial processes.
A graduate from this program will be able to take part in multidisciplinary design processes where technical as well as economical, environmental and sustainability requirements are satisfied.
The programme is aimed at students with a Bachelor degree who would like to extend their knowledge in mechanical engineering and engineering science. Graduates are suitable for employment in industry, business, academic institutions and at major research/development laboratories.   

Aim

Mathematics, natural sciences and engineering subjects
A Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering

  • should have solid foundations in mathematics and engineering science
  • should be able to use computer effectively to model and analyze engineering problems as well as to visualize results
  • should have a specialized knowledge in one area of mechanical engineering

Personal and professional skills
A Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering

  • should have the ability to take a leading role in modern research and engineering
  • should be able to gain competency in new fields of engineering, rapidly and independently
  • should be able to participate effectively in multidisciplinary design teams, either as team leader or in a specialist role

Interpersonal skills: Teamwork and communication
A Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering

  • should be capable of teamwork and collaborate actively within the group by sharing in the tasks and responsibilities
  • should be able to initialize, to plan, to carry out and to evaluate scientific and engineering projects
  • should be able to communicate and to give presentations in english, orally and in writing  

Content

The curriculum includes a core semester with courses such as Engineering Materials, Computerized Manufacturing Equipment and Statistics. After the core semester the student selects a specialization with advanced courses as well as freely elective courses. The programme ends with a one semester Master's thesis in industry or at the university. After the programme the students will be attractive both to industry and to academia. 

Entry requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering, or equivalent
  • 30 ECTS credits in mathematics/applied mathematics and/or application of mathematics relevant for the programme
  • English corresponding to the level of English in Swedish upper secondary education (English 6/B)

Degree thesis

The thesis should be based on the high quality scientific content and carried out in close contact with the research groups involved in the programme and in the area of the profile chosen by the students. The major subject of the Thesis work should be Mecanical Engineering.   

Degree requirements

The programme is designed to give the Master's Degree "Teknologie masterexamen i maskinteknik" translated to "Degree of Master of Science (Two Years) with a major in Mechanical Engineering".
The requirements are the following:

  • a Bachelor's degree as specified in the entrance requirements
  • course requirements for a total of 120 ECTS credits from courses from the curriculum of the programme, or after special decision from the programme board, and thesis work.
  • passed the requirements for all compulsory courses
  • courses on advancement level A (advanced) 90 ECTS credits including:
    • at least 30 ECTS credits courses from the major subject (Mechanical Engineering)
    • a 30 ECTS credits Master's Thesis in the major subject (Mechanical Engineering)
  • at least 45 ECTS credits from courses in mathematics or applications of mathematics from the Bachelor level (basic) or Master level (advanced), see list of specific courses
  • a Master's thesis in major subject Mecanical Engineering presented and passed as per Linköping Institute of Technology degree regulations.

Courses overlapping each other regarding contents are not allowed to be included in the degree. Courses used for the Bachelor's degree can never be included in the Master's degree   

Degree in Swedish

Master of Science (120 credits) with a major in Mechanical Engineering

Degree in English

Master of Science (two years) with a major in Mechanical Engineering

Specific information

Graduate Level Courses
Certain PhD courses can be taken by master students. These course selections are subject to formal decision by the executive committee of the Program Board. 

Common rules

See also common rules.

Semester 1 (Autumn 2017)

Course code Course name Credits Level Timetable module ECV
Period 1
TEIO32 Project Management and Organization 6* G2X 3 C
* The course is divided into several semesters and/or periods.
TKMJ14 Large Technical Systems and the Environment 6 A1X 1 C
TMKT78 Product Development 6 G2X 2 C
Period 2
TEIO32 Project Management and Organization 6* G2X 1 C
* The course is divided into several semesters and/or periods.
TMHL63 Introduction to Computational Mechanics 6 G2X 3 C
TMKM17 Polymer Materials 6 A1X 4 C

Semester 2 (Spring 2018)

Course code Course name Credits Level Timetable module ECV
Period 1
TMAL51 Aircraft Conceptual Design 6 A1X 2 E
TMHL41 Continuum Mechanics 6 A1X 2 E
TMHL62 The Finite Element Method; advanced course 6 A1X 4 E
TMHP02 Fluid Power Systems 6 G2X 4 E
TMHP51 Hydraulic Servo Systems 6 A1X 3 E
TMKM40 Engineering Materials - New Materials 6 A1X 2 E
TMKT48 Design Optimization 6 A1X 3 E
TMKT74 Advanced CAD 6 A1X 1 E
TMMS30 Multi Body Dynamics and Robotics 6 A1X 3 E
TMMV08 Computational Fluid Dynamics 6 A1X 3 E
TMPS42 Production System Automation 6 A1X 1 E
TMQU31 Statistical Quality Control 6 A1X 2 E
TPPE78 Quantitative Models and Analysis in Operations Management 6 A1X 1 E
TMPP02 Project Course - Race Vehicle Engineering 6* G1X - V
* The course is divided into several semesters and/or periods.
Period 2
TMHL61 Damage Mechanics and Life Analysis 6 A1X 2 E
TMKM09 Engineering Materials for Lightweight Applications 6 A1X 3 E
TMKM18 Engineering Materials, Welding and Manufacturing Technology 6 G2X 2 E
TMKT57 Product Modelling 6 A1X 3 E
TMME11 Road Vehicle Dynamics 6 A1X 1 E
TMMS10 Fluid Power Systems and Transmissions 6 A1X 2 E
TMMV07 Computational Fluid Dynamics, advanced course 6 A1X 4 E
TMMV56 Aerodynamics, Continued Course 6 A1X 3 E
TMPS27 Production Systems 6 A1X 3 E
TMQU04 Six Sigma Quality 6 A1X 2 E
TPPE74 Design and Development of Manufacturing Operations 6 A1X 4 E
TSFS03 Vehicle Propulsion Systems 6 A1X 3 E
TMPP02 Project Course - Race Vehicle Engineering 6* G1X - V
* The course is divided into several semesters and/or periods.
Course code Course name Credits Level Timetable module ECV
Period 1
TMHL41 Continuum Mechanics 6 A1X 2 E
TMHL62 The Finite Element Method; advanced course 6 A1X 4 E
TMMV08 Computational Fluid Dynamics 6 A1X 3 E
Period 2
TMHL61 Damage Mechanics and Life Analysis 6 A1X 2 E
TMME11 Road Vehicle Dynamics 6 A1X 1 E
TMMV07 Computational Fluid Dynamics, advanced course 6 A1X 4 E
TMMV56 Aerodynamics, Continued Course 6 A1X 3 E
Course code Course name Credits Level Timetable module ECV
Period 1
TMKT48 Design Optimization 6 A1X 3 E
TMKT74 Advanced CAD 6 A1X 1 E
Period 2
TMKT57 Product Modelling 6 A1X 3 E
Course code Course name Credits Level Timetable module ECV
Period 1
TMKM40 Engineering Materials - New Materials 6 A1X 2 E
Period 2
TMHL61 Damage Mechanics and Life Analysis 6 A1X 2 E
TMKM09 Engineering Materials for Lightweight Applications 6 A1X 3 E
TMKM18 Engineering Materials, Welding and Manufacturing Technology 6 G2X 2 E
Course code Course name Credits Level Timetable module ECV
Period 1
TMPS42 Production System Automation 6 A1X 1 E
TMQU31 Statistical Quality Control 6 A1X 2 E
TPPE78 Quantitative Models and Analysis in Operations Management 6 A1X 1 E
Period 2
TMKM18 Engineering Materials, Welding and Manufacturing Technology 6 G2X 2 E
TMPS27 Production Systems 6 A1X 3 E
TMQU04 Six Sigma Quality 6 A1X 2 E
TPPE74 Design and Development of Manufacturing Operations 6 A1X 4 E
Course code Course name Credits Level Timetable module ECV
Period 1
TMHP02 Fluid Power Systems 6 G2X 4 E
TMHP51 Hydraulic Servo Systems 6 A1X 3 E
Period 2
TMMS10 Fluid Power Systems and Transmissions 6 A1X 2 E

Semester 3 (Autumn 2018)

Course code Course name Credits Level Timetable module ECV
Period 1
TFYA88 Additive Manufacturing: Tools, Materials and Methods 6 A1X 3 E
TKMJ31 Biofuels for Transportation 6 A1X 1 E
TMAL02 Aircraft and Vehicle Design 6 G2X 4 E
TMHL19 Advanced Material and Computational Mechanics 6 A1X 1 E
TMKM16 Sustainable Material Selection 6 A1X 4 E
TMKT79 Collaborative Multidisciplinary Design Optimization 6 A1X 2 E
TMME14 Machine Elements, Second Course 6 A1X 3 E
TMME40 Vibration Analysis of Structures 6 A1X 3 E
TMMS11 Models of Mechanics 6* A1X 3 E
* The course is divided into several semesters and/or periods.
TMMS13 Electro Hydraulic Systems 6 A1X 2 E
TMMV01 Aerodynamics 6 A1X 2 E
TMMV12 Gas Turbine Engines 6 A1X 4 E
TMPS33 Virtual Manufacturing 6 A1X 4 E
TMPS35 Emerging Factory Technologies 6 A1X 3 E
TMPP02 Project Course - Race Vehicle Engineering 6* G1X - V
* The course is divided into several semesters and/or periods.
Period 2
TAMS11 Probability and Statistics, first course 6 G2X 4 E
TAOP18 Supply Chain Optimization 6 A1X 1 E
TMHL03 Mechanics of Light Structures 6 A1X 3 E
TMHP03 Engineering Systems Design 6 A1X 4 E
TMKM90 Engineering Materials - Deformation and Fracture 6 A1X 2 E
TMME50 Flight Mechanics 6 A1X 2 E
TMMS07 Biomechanics 6 A1X 4 E
TMMS11 Models of Mechanics 6* A1X 4 E
* The course is divided into several semesters and/or periods.
TMMS20 Structural Optimization 6 A1X 1 E
TMMV18 Fluid Mechanics 6 A1X 2 E
TMMV54 Computational Heat Transfer 6 A1X 1 E
TMPS22 Assembly Technology 6 A1X 3 E
TMPS31 Sustainable Manufacturing 6 A1X 1 E
TMPP02 Project Course - Race Vehicle Engineering 6* G1X - V
* The course is divided into several semesters and/or periods.
Course code Course name Credits Level Timetable module ECV
Period 1
TMHL19 Advanced Material and Computational Mechanics 6 A1X 1 E
TMME14 Machine Elements, Second Course 6 A1X 3 E
TMME40 Vibration Analysis of Structures 6 A1X 3 E
TMMS11 Models of Mechanics 6* A1X 3 E
* The course is divided into several semesters and/or periods.
TMMV01 Aerodynamics 6 A1X 2 E
TMMV12 Gas Turbine Engines 6 A1X 4 E
TMPM07 Project Course Advanced - Applied Mechanics 12* A1X - C
* The course is divided into several semesters and/or periods.
Period 2
TMHL03 Mechanics of Light Structures 6 A1X 3 E
TMME50 Flight Mechanics 6 A1X 2 E
TMMS07 Biomechanics 6 A1X 4 E
TMMS11 Models of Mechanics 6* A1X 4 E
* The course is divided into several semesters and/or periods.
TMMS20 Structural Optimization 6 A1X 1 E
TMMV18 Fluid Mechanics 6 A1X 2 E
TMMV54 Computational Heat Transfer 6 A1X 1 E
TMPM07 Project Course Advanced - Applied Mechanics 12* A1X - C
* The course is divided into several semesters and/or periods.
Course code Course name Credits Level Timetable module ECV
Period 1
TMKT79 Collaborative Multidisciplinary Design Optimization 6 A1X 2 E
TMME14 Machine Elements, Second Course 6 A1X 3 E
TMPM05 Project Course Advanced - Design Engineering and Product Development 12* A1X - C
* The course is divided into several semesters and/or periods.
Period 2
TMHP03 Engineering Systems Design 6 A1X 4 E
TMPM05 Project Course Advanced - Design Engineering and Product Development 12* A1X - C
* The course is divided into several semesters and/or periods.
Course code Course name Credits Level Timetable module ECV
Period 1
TMHL19 Advanced Material and Computational Mechanics 6 A1X 1 E
TMKM16 Sustainable Material Selection 6 A1X 4 E
TMPM09 Project Course Advanced - Engineering Materials 12* A1X - C
* The course is divided into several semesters and/or periods.
Period 2
TMKM90 Engineering Materials - Deformation and Fracture 6 A1X 2 E
TMPM09 Project Course Advanced - Engineering Materials 12* A1X - C
* The course is divided into several semesters and/or periods.
Course code Course name Credits Level Timetable module ECV
Period 1
TMPM08 Project Course Advanced - Manufacturing Engineering 12* A1X - C
* The course is divided into several semesters and/or periods.
TMPS33 Virtual Manufacturing 6 A1X 4 E
TMPS35 Emerging Factory Technologies 6 A1X 3 E
Period 2
TAOP18 Supply Chain Optimization 6 A1X 1 E
TMPM08 Project Course Advanced - Manufacturing Engineering 12* A1X - C
* The course is divided into several semesters and/or periods.
TMPS22 Assembly Technology 6 A1X 3 E
TMPS31 Sustainable Manufacturing 6 A1X 1 E
Course code Course name Credits Level Timetable module ECV
Period 1
TMMS13 Electro Hydraulic Systems 6 A1X 2 E
TMPM06 Project Course Advanced - Mechatronics 12* A1X - C
* The course is divided into several semesters and/or periods.
Period 2
TMHP03 Engineering Systems Design 6 A1X 4 E
TMPM06 Project Course Advanced - Mechatronics 12* A1X - C
* The course is divided into several semesters and/or periods.

Semester 4 (Spring 2019)

Course code Course name Credits Level Timetable module ECV
Period 1
TQXX30 Degree project - Master’s Thesis 30* A1X - C
* The course is divided into several semesters and/or periods.
Period 2
TQXX30 Degree project - Master’s Thesis 30* A1X - C
* The course is divided into several semesters and/or periods.
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