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University of Karlstad


Street: Universitetgatan, 251_img
Postcode: 651 88
City: Karlstad
Country: Sweden
Phone: +46 54-700 10 00
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History and Objectives:
It was founded in 1977. Its ambition is to develop our broad base in education while developing a few strong profiles in research. It promotes work in multidisciplinary groups in order to offer students and partners broad perspectives.

 

Governing Team:
Rector, Pro-Rector, Vice-Rector, Director.

 

Grounds:
Campus of Karlstad.

 

Departments:
Humanities, Health Science, Natural Science, Social Science, Law, Education and Technology.

 

International Programmes:
OECD-project, ETCS, Staff Mobility and international European Agreements.

 

Calendar:
1st semester from October to February (examinations from mid-January to Mid-February). 2nd semester from February to July (examinations from Mid-May to July).

 

Degrees:
PROGRAMMES (TAUGHT IN ENGLISH):
Master Programme in Mechanical Engineering 60 ECTS
Master’s Programme in Electrical Engineering 60 ECTS
Master of Science in Computer Science 60 ECTS
Master’s Programme: Service Management Research 60 ECTS
COURSES (TAUGHT IN ENGLISH):
Oral Health in an International Perspective, 21-25 p (7.5 ECTS)
Swedish as a Foreign Language I, Preparand (7.5 ECTS)
Swedish as a Foreign Language II, Preparand (7.5 ECTS)
Swedish as a Foreign Language I, Preparand (7.5 ECTS)
Swedish as a Foreign Language III, Preparand (7.5 ECTS)
Swedish as a Foreign Language, Oral and Written Proficiency, Level I, 1-10 p (15 ECTS)
Biology
Project Work, Biology C, 51-60 p (15 ECTS)
Project Work, Biology D, 61-80 p (30 ECTS)
Business Studies
International Marketing, 41-50 p (15 ECTS)
Quality Management, 61-65 p (7.5 ECTS)
Service Management and Marketing, 41-50 p (15 ECTS)
Service Management Control, 61-65 p (7.5 ECTS)
Chemistry
Project Work, Chemistry C, 51-60 p (15 ECTS)
Project Work, Chemistry D, 61-80 p (30 ECTS)
Computer Science
Compiler Construction, 61-65 p (7.5 ECTS)
Computer Security, 41-45 p (7.5 ECTS)
D-level Dissertation, 71-90 p (30 ECTS)
Network Security, 41-45 p (7.5 ECTS)
Object-Oriented Design Methods, 61-65 p (7.5 ECTS)
Software Engineering, 41-45 p (7.5 ECTS)
Topics in Computer Networking, 61-65 p (7.5 ECTS)
Economics
Financial Markets, Risk and Insurance, 21-25 p (7.5 ECTS)
International Trade, 21-25 p (7.5 ECTS)
Macroeconomics, 21-25 p (7.5 ECTS)
Microeconomics, 21-25 p (7.5 ECTS)
Electrical Engineering
Adaptive Signal Processing, 61-65 p (7.5 ECTS)
Automatic Control, Advanced Course, 41-45 p (7.5 ECTS)
Optimal Control, 61-65 p (7.5 ECTS)
Scientific Computing for Engineers, 61-65 p (7.5 ECTS)
System Identification, 61-65 p (7.5 ECTS)
English
Academic English, 1-5 p (7.5 ECTS)
Business English, 1-10 p (15 ECTS)
English for Practical and Professional Purposes, 1-10 p (15 ECTS)
English for Science and Technology, 1-10 p (15 ECTS)
English Language and Literature, 41-60 p (30 ECTS)
English Linguistics, 61-80 p (30 ECTS)
English Literature, 61-80 p (30 ECTS)
Text, Media and Culture, 1-10 p (15 ECTS)
Environmental Studies
Environmental Science D, 61-80 p (30 ECTS)
Nordic Nature and Environment, 1-5 p (7.5 ECTS)
Information Science
Project Management, 1-10 p (15 ECTS)
Interculture
Intercultural Communication, 1-10 p (15 ECTS)
Materials Engineering
Deformation and Failure of Engineering Materials, 61-65 p (7.5 ECTS)
Master Thesis in Materials Engineering, 61-80 p (30 ECTS)
Master Thesis in Materials Engineering, 71-80 p (15 ECTS)
Materials Characterisation, 61-65 p (7.5 ECTS)
Surface Technology and Tribology, 61-65 p (7.5 ECTS)
Mathematics
Advanced calculus, 26-30 p (7.5 ECTS)
Complex Analysis, 41-45 p (7.5 ECTS)
Mathematics at an advanced level (D-level), 61-65 p (7.5 ECTS)
Mathematics D, 61-80 p (30 ECTS)
Media and Communication Science
Cross Cuts: Media, Communication and Film Studies, 21-30 p (15 ECTS)
Media, Culture and Technology, 21-30 p (15 ECTS)
Physics
Analytical Mechanics, 41-45 p (7.5 ECTS)
Electromagnetic fields, 21-25 p (7.5 ECTS)
Introductory modern physics, 1-5 p (7.5 ECTS)
Mathematical Physics, 41-45 p (7.5 ECTS)
Physics, 41-60 p (30 ECTS)
Physics, 61-80 p (30 ECTS)
Quantum Physics I, 21-25 p (7.5 ECTS)
Quantum Physics II, 41-45 p (7.5 ECTS)
Solid State Physics, 41-45 p (7.5 ECTS)
Surface Physics, 61-65 p (7.5 ECTS)
Symmetries, Groups and Algebras, 61-65 (7.5 ECTS)
Political Science
Aspects of Sweden, 1-5 p (7.5 ECTS)
Essay Writing in Politics, 1-5 p (7.5 ECTS)
Further Studies in Politics, 1-5 p (7.5 ECTS)
International Politics, 1-5 p (7.5 ECTS)
Sweden and Scandinavia in a European Perspective, 1-5 p (7.5 ECTS)
Swedish and Comparative Politics, 1-5 p (7.5 ECTS)
The Welfare States in Transition, 1-5 p (7.5 ECTS)
Religion
World Religious/History of Religion, 1-10 p (15 ECTS)