Master Programme in Electronics/Automation 120 cr

The postgraduate programme is a two-year programme and requires an undergraduate (B.Sc.) degree for admission. The programme is entirely given in English.

About the studies

The aim of the programme is to give the student advanced knowledge of Electronics specialized in Automation. The Master studies are based on a previously achieved B. Sc. degree in Electronics, Physics, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent. An advanced theoretical program is offered, with assignments and projects in a modern, well-equipped laboratory.

The programme is built up of following courses:
- RF Measurement Technology
- Applied Mechanics
- Wireless Sensor Networks
- Industrial Statistics
- Sensors and Measurement Technology
- Stochastic Processes
- Statistical Signal Processing
- Multivariable and Non-Linear Control Systems
- Advanced Digital Control Systems
- Computerized Image Processing and Machine Vision
- Robotics
- Advanced Projects in Electronics
- Master's Thesis in Electronics

After the studies

The programme aims to give the student qualifications for advanced engineering in relevant industry­ as well as qualifications for Ph.D. studies.


  • Master of Arts/Science (120 Credits)

More information

Education plan

Application information


A completed Bachelor's degree, corresponding to a Swedish Bachelor's degree (180 ECTS), or equivalent academic qualifications from an internationally recognised university. Electronics as Major (90 ects) or equivalent and at least 30 ects mathematics (including Linear algebra and multivariable analysis )as well as a course in signal processing. English language proficiency equivalent to (the Swedish upper secondary school) English course 6.


University credits


Application *
Autumn 2023
Normal teaching
2023 - 2025
Number of participants: 20
Location: Gävle
Application code: HIG-19705
Language: English
Pace: Full-time
Autumn 2023
Normal teaching
2023 - 2025
Number of participants: 15
Location: Gävle
Application code: HIG-19715
Language: English
Pace: Full-time

*) The online application at opens approximately one month before application deadline.

Published by: Maria Åstrand Swenneke Page responsible: Veronica Liljeroth Updated: 2021-08-10
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