Master by Research in Electronics, 120 Credits

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The Master by Research programme in Electronics targets those who are highly motivated to develop skills and knowledge for future career in academic, industrial or public research and development. This is also an excellent preparation for future doctoral studies.

The Master by Research programme in Electronics is the right choice for students who wish to specialize in electronics and aim for a career in research or in the electronics industry. During the programme, you work together with researchers on a research problem in one of Mid Sweden University’s largest research environments. You mix your research with the academic studies you need to solve the problem.

As a student, you are part of a research team at the research centre STC (Sensible Things that Communicate) that develops sensor-based systems and services in the fields of electronics and computer technology. Together with researchers, you take part in a research project and work both independently and together with others.

The education consists of both courses on an advanced level and project work, and ends with an individual Master’s thesis during the last semester. Having completed the programme, students should be able to understand and assess the possibilities and limitations of different technologies. Projects may include areas like detectors, readout electronics, signal processing, optics, power electronics or energy harvesting.

projects in Electronics


Entry requirements

English course 6/English course B from Swedish Upper Secondary School (Gymnasium) or the equivalent.

Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Science in Engineering or equivalent (at least 180 Credits/180 ECTS) in Electronics Engineering/Electronics, Computer Engineering or Physics, with at least 22.5 Credits (22.5 ECTS) in Mathematics and 22.5 Credits (22.5 ECTS) in Electronics Engineering.


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Please note that in addition to your application you must also submit a letter stating your interest in the programme and rank your interests in different fields within electronics. Describe your previous background relevant to the subject and attach your Bachelor’s thesis or similar individual projects that you wish to refer to.This material should be sent as PDF by e-mail to the Head of Programme Jan Thim,, no later than 30 April for application to the autumn semester 2018 and no later than 30 October for application to the spring semester 2019.

Title of qualification

Degree of Master of Arts/Science (120 credits)
Masterexamen med huvudområdet elektronik, translated into Master of Science (120 credits) with a major in Electronics.

After the program

After having completed your Master’s thesis, there are good opportunities to work with research within academy or trade and industry, or in product development with new technology.

Work experience contact

During the programme, you will meet both researchers and companies that our research centre cooperates with. This way, you get useful contacts and experiences to prepare you for your future career.