Eligibility and selection
Master (Two Years), Communication Systems (TCOMM), Study programme for batch Autumn 10
Last edit: 26/11/2010
A completed Bachelor’s degree, equivalent to a Swedish Bachelor’s degree (180 ECTS credits), from a university recognized by government or accredited by other recognized organization. A Bachelor’s degree in Science or Engineering is required for most programs. To qualify for the Communication Systems Master program, the student should have a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or Information Technology, including at least 60 ECTS credits (1 ECTS credit is equivalent to 1 higher education credit, hp) courses in computer science, basic data/telecom and internetworking, computer systems (computer architecture and operating systems) and programming, at least 30 ECTS credits course work in mathematics, including calculus, linear algebra and mathematical statistics. A good knowledge of written and spoken English:Applicants must provide proof of their proficiency in English equivalent to Eng B. The Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) accepts a TOEFL test score of a minimum of 550 (213 in the computer-based test, 79 in the internet-based test) or an IELTS score of at least 6.0, no band lower than 5.0 (both general and academic) is accepted. English proficiency tests are waived for applicants with English as language of instruction (minimum 3 years of full-time higher education studies). The student should provide relevant certificate from his/her university with the application. For EU citizens from KTH’s partner universities, a certificate from the University language department or the relevant Head of department stating the student’s good English level is satisfactory. However, knowledge of English may be taken into account in the selection process, i.e. a good TOEFL/IELTS result may be of added value. For selection please see KTHs local regulations for degrees: http://www.kth.se/info/kth-handboken/II/11/1bilagaengelska.html.