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Master Programme in Maintenance Engineering

120 Credits, Programme, master's level
Effective operation and maintenance processes are very important for a sustainable future. This Master program is designed to fulfill both industrial and academic demands so that you can pursue a career in a technical and competitive industry or academia.

The goal of maintenance is to keep all systems functioning by applying identification and prevention of problems. A company's efficiency and profitability depends heavily on their maintenance performance. By improving maintenance, huge savings can be made while quality and reliability are improved. In the program you learn maintenance strategies, asset management, and how to improve maintainability and safety in maintenance. You 'll also learn how to implement solutions that make maximum use of resources which contributes to a sustainable future.


The program was developed to fulfill both industrial and academic needs. Therefore, the program contains courses designed to hold a high academic level while dealing with real industrial problems. Courses in Condition Based Maintenance, Reliability Engineering and Maintenance Optimization use examples from the industry and state-of-the-art methods to teach the students what is being done today and how to improve upon it. The course "eMaintenance from Data to Decision" develops students' skills and knowledge in how digitization and AI can be implemented in industrial applications. 

Labour market

There is an increasing demand for Maintenance Engineers today and with a good education you should be able to implement maintenance techniques in the workplace. Since the program is designed to hold high academic standards, you will work with relevant industrial projects to gain knowledge necessary for both industry and academic careers.

Master Programme in Maintenance Engineering
Luleå, Normal teaching, Autumn 2021

Startdatum 2021-08-30, v.36 2021
Day-time, 100%
Entry requirements

Bachelor degree of at least 180 ECTS or equivalent, which includes courses of at least 60 ECTS in one of the following areas: Maintenance Engineering, Energy Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science, Civil Engineering or equivalent, and a minimum of 15 ECTS in mathematics.

Good knowledge in English, equivalent to English B/6.

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The selection procedure is based on academic qualifications, quality and quantity aspects

Closed for application

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Johan Odelius

Johan Odelius, Senior Lecturer

Organisation: Operation and Maintenance, Operation, Maintenance and Acoustics, Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering
Phone: +46 (0)920 493031
Room: T2050 - Luleå»