Important information for applicants to the Master by Research programmes

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Hi, we are pleased to see that you have applied to our Master by Research programme in Computer Engineering.

If you are interested in developing your skills and knowledge independently, the Master by Research programme is for you. Studies are primarily carried out in the form of research work. Students are included in an existing research team, and participate as members of the team in an existing research project. For this reason, it is important to present evidence of your personal commitment and previous knowledge in your application.

To be able to provide sufficient proof of your interest and previous knowledge, it is important that you read through the information about the research carried out in your field. You will find more information about the field of Computer Engineering at

Application and admission:

Assessment is based on previous degree project equivalent to a bachelor’s degree (or higher), letter of motivation or other relevant experience within the subject field.

Required documents:

  • Certificates and diplomas from previous university studies. The universities where you studied must be internationally recognized higher education institutions (university or university college). 
  • Transcripts of completed courses and grades for each semester included in your degree.
  • Proof of English language skills equivalent to English studies at upper secondary (high school) level in Sweden, i.e. English 6/English course B.
  • In addition, you must submit a letter stating your interest in the programme, and a ranking of your interests if more than one study project is offered to you. You should also describe your background and its relevance to the subject in a Curriculum Vitae (CV), with your Bachelor’s thesis, individual projects, project portfolio and any experience that you wish to refer to attached.

Please note
that your online application is complete when you have submitted your supporting documentation. Upload these documents to your personal account at Submission deadline for the supporting documentation is 30 April.  

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If you have questions or would like more information about the programme, please contact Mikael Gidlund, email: or telephone +46 (0)10-142 86 92.