Level: Master
Application period: 2022-10-18 - 2023-05-02
Start date: Autumn 2023
City: Jönköping
Degree: Degree of Master (120 credits) with a major in Product Development specialisation Assistive Technology, 120 credits

Overview

This programme, with a specialisation in assistive technology, focuses on innovative product development of assistive devices for individuals with disabilities. It requires a combination of medical and engineering knowledge. As such, the program is open to students with backgrounds in prosthetics and orthotics or mechanical engineering. Students will link theory to industrial practice by completing several projects addressing problems identified by industry partners, and by doing an industrial placement. They also will have a close collaboration with users of assistive technologies as well as companies involved in the manufacture and supply of assistive devices.

 

Graduates leave the programme prepared for a career within the assistive technology sector having gained the knowledge and skills related to product development, design and manufacturing.


The programme is conducted and examined in English. Each course is assessed separately using a range of assessment methods including oral presentations, reports, projects and written examinations. In a single course one of these methods, or a combination of them, may be used.

Credits: 120 credits
Level: Master
Rate of study: Full-time
City: Jönköping
Place of study: Campus-based
Start date: Autumn 2023
Degree: Degree of Master (120 credits) with a major in Product Development specialisation Assistive Technology
Tuition fee: For the first semester: 70000 SEK
Total tuition fee: 280000 SEK

Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students

Master of Product Development – Specialisation in Assistive Technology (MASTech) for Engineers

The programme is conducted at School of Health and Welfare
Requirements: The applicant must hold a minimum of a Bachelor degree (i.e. the equivalent of 180 ECTS credits at an accredited university) in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent. Proof of English proficiency is required.

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Application code: HJ-MU123

Master of Product Development – Specialisation in Assistive Technology (MASTech) for Prosthetist/Orthotists

The programme is conducted at School of Health and Welfare
Requirements: The applicant must hold a minimum of a Bachelor degree or equivalent (i.e. the equivalent of 180 ECTS credits at an accredited university) in Prosthetics and Orthotics. Proof of English proficiency is required.

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Application code: HJ-MU124

Semester 1

Students with a background in Healthcare

Fundamentals in Assistive Technology 7.5 credits
Introduction to Engineering Sciences - bridging course 15 credits
Product Realisation 7.5 credits


Students with a background in Engineering

Fundamentals in Assistive Technology 7.5 credits
Introduction to Medical Sciences – bridging course 15 credits
Product Realisation 7.5 credits


Semester 2

Materials and Production Processes 7.5 credits
Assistive Technology Design 7.5 credits
Co-production in Health and Welfare 7.5 credits
Innovation Project 7.5 credits


Semester 3

Quality Improvement in Health and Engineering 7.5 credits
Management and Innovation in the Health Sector 6 credits
Research Methods and Evidence-based Practice 7.5 credits
Industrial Placement 9 credits


Semester 4

Master Thesis 30 credits

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Programme Director

  • Assistant Professor Health and Care Sciences
  • School of Health and Welfare