Eligibility and selection
Master (Two Years), Scientific Computing (TSCCM), Study programme for batch Autumn 11
Last edit: 13/03/2012
Students from KTH Bachelor’s Programmes Leading to Civilingenjör in Combination with the Scientific Computing Programme
A number of Bachelor’s programmes at KTH give the degree of Civilingenjör in combination with Scientific Computing. Students from these programmes are accepted without selection to the Scientific Computing programme, provided that they have completed 150 ECTS credits including a degree project and the courses listed below under specific admission requirements. Application is made before November 15.
General admission requirements
A completed Bachelor’s degree, equivalent to a Swedish Bachelor’s degree (180 ECTS credits), from a university recognized by the Swedish government or accredited by some other recognized organization. A good knowledge of written and spoken English.
Specific admission requirements
The prerequisites for the Master’s programme in Scientific Computing is a Swedish or foreign degree equivalent to Bachelor’s degree of 180 ECTS credits, with credits in different subjects according to the following minimum levels. In Mathematics 30 ECTS credits, where courses corresponding to the following are included: Linear algebra, Calculus, part 1 (one variable) and part 2 (several variables), and Differential Equations (ordinary and partial). In Computer Science 10 ECTS credits, and in Numerical analysis 6 ECTS credits. In addition 12 ECTS credits in courses where it is essential that applications of scientific computing (e.g. Mechanics, Physics, Fluid Dynamics, Electromagnetics, etc) have been used.
Applicants must also provide a proof of good knowledge in English, equivalent to Eng B (Swedish school system).
The selection process for the Master of Science programme in Scientific Computing is based on a total evaluation of the following selection criteria: grade point average (GPA), courses listed above (mathematics, computer science, numerical methods, and applications), letter of intent and references.
Complete information on the eligibility requirements can be found in the local admission policy of KTH, see http://intra.kth.se/regelverk/utbildning-forskning/grundutbildning/antagning/1.27192