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Degrees at KTH

First cycle

(The table shows the Degrees in Swedish and English).

Grundnivå First cycle
Högskoleexamen 120 hp Higher Education Diploma (120 hp/120 credits)
Högskoleingenjörsexamen 180 hp Bachelor of Science in Engineering (180 hp/180 credits)
Teknologie kandidatexamen 180 hp Bachelor of Science (180 hp/180 credits)

Second cycle

(The table shows the Degrees in Swedish and English).

Avancerad nivå Second cycle
Arkitektexamen 300 hp Master of Architecture, ( 300 hp/300 credits)
Civilingenjörsexamen 300 hp Master of Science in Engineering, (300 hp/300 credits)
Teknologie masterexamen (120hp) Master of Science (120 hp/120 credits)
Teknologie magisterexamen (60hp) Master of Science (60 hp/60 credits)

Third cycle

(The table shows the Degrees in Swedish and English).

Forskarnivå Third cycle
Teknologie doktorsexamen Doctor of Philosophy
Filosofie doktorsexamen Doctor of Philosophy
Teknologie licentiatexamen Licentiate of Engineering
Filosofie licentiatexamen Licentiate of Philosophy

General degrees

First and second cycle before 2007-07-01 (Ordinance of 1993)

  • University Diploma
  • Bachelor of Science with a major in ..
  • Master of Science with a major in ..
  • Degree of Master of ..

Please note that these degrees do not correspond to the Swedish degree "Högskoleingenjör or Civilingenjör" above.

First and second cycle from 2007-07-01 (Ordinance of 2007)

  • Higher Education Diploma
  • Degree of Bachelor of Science
  • Degree of Master of Science (Two years)
  • Degree of Master of Science (One year)

Please note that these degrees do not correspond to the Swedish degree "Högskoleingenjör or Civilingenjör" above.

First and second cycle from 1 February 2010

  • Higher Education Diploma
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Master of Science (120 credits)
  • Master of Science (60 credits)

Please note that these degrees do not correspond to the Swedish degree "Högskoleingenjör or Civilingenjör" above.