• Högskolepoäng 5  hp
  • Utbildningsnivå Grundnivå
  • Studieort Distans med obligatoriska träffar i Eskilstuna
  • Kurskod PPU213
  • Huvudområde Produkt- och processutveckling

Would you like to know what Industry 4.0 is about? Then this course is for you!

In the course, we look at enabling technologies of Industry 4.0 from a human and industrial perspective. The course covers many topics and you will learn the basic terminology related to Industry 4.0 as well as insight and understanding of the Fourth Industrial Revolution and how it is set to affect industry and individuals.

We learn what Industry 4.0 is about and discuss potential benefits and challenges with these new enabling technologies. On completing the course, you will have a conceptual understanding of key terms and technologies related to Industry 4.0.

The course is given online with no physical meetings during the spring semester 2021.

Kursblad Industry 4.0 - Intro

Download short description: Industry 4.0 - Introduction PDFPDF

You will learn to

  • Understand and exemplify the impact of digitalization on industry and humans in daily life both now and in the future.
  • Understand the system landscape in Industry 4.0 and its terminology/technology (VR, AR, AM, AI, IoT, Cloud Computing, Big Data Analytics, Cyber-physical system, etc.)
  • Exemplify Industry 4.0 technologies in industrial cases and describe potential benefits and challenges.
  • Assess maturity level of digitalization transformation in production system.

Entry requirements

30 credits in Engineering/Technology and at least 2 years’ experience in full-time employment in a relevant area within industry.

You can also apply for the course and get your eligibility evaluated based on knowledge acquired in other ways, such as work experience, other studies etc.


The course is given in the spring semester. Application opens mid-September.

Tillfällen för denna kurs

Vårtermin 2021

  • Vårtermin 2021


    5 hp


    2021-03-29 - 2021-06-06 (deltid 33%)




    Fristående kurs








    Antal obligatoriska träffar inklusive tentamen: 1
    Antal övriga fysiska träffar: 4

    Särskild behörighet

    30 hp inom teknik samt minst 2 års yrkeserfarenhet på heltid från relevant område inom industrin.


    Yrkeslivserfarenhet/antal högskolepoäng

    De fysiska träffarna sker i Eskilstuna

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Mats Ahlskog



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