Major Subjects at KTH

In order to issue general degrees such as Bachelor or Master (Bachelor- and Master of Science) in accordance with the Swedish Higher Education Ordinance major subjects have to be established at the university (KTH)

Please notice, a general degree does not correspond to an engineering degree or to the Swedish degree "Högskoleingejör and Civilingenjör".

Major Subjects established at KTH by the Faculty Board:

Based on a decision by the Faculty Board 2009-11-24 the major subjects for first cycle degrees such as Bachelor of Science for students starting their studies from 2010-07-01 are as follows:

Major subjects for first cycle degrees

Huvudområde Major Inrättat/Established
Arkitektur Architecture 2009-11-24 
Teknik Technology 2009-11-24 

Based on a decision by the Faculty Board 2009-11-24 the major subjects for second cycle degrees such as Master of Science for students starting their studies from 2010-07-01 are as follows:

Major subjects for second cycle degrees

Huvudområde Major Inrättat/Established
Arkitektur  Architecture  2002-12-03 
Bioteknik Biotechnology  2003-04-22 
Datalogi och datateknik Computer Science and Engineering 2009-11-24 
Elektroteknik Electrical Engineering  2002-12-03 
Industriell ekonomi Industrial Management  2003-04-22 
Informations- och kommunikationsteknik Information and Comunication Technology 2009-11-24 
Kemiteknik Chemical Science and Engineering 2009-11-24 
Maskinteknik Mechanical Engineering  2003-04-22 
Matematik  Mathematics  2002-12-03 
Materialteknik Material Science and Engingeering 2009-11-24 
Medicinsk teknik  Medical Engineering 2008-09-02 
Miljöteknik Environmental Engineering 2009-11-24 
Samhällsbyggnad  The Built Environment 2002-12-03 
Teknik och ekonomi Technology and Economics 2009-11-24 
Teknik och hälsa Technology and Health 2009-11-24 
Teknik och lärande  Technology and Learning 2008-09-02 
Teknik och management Technology and Management 2009-11-24 
Teknisk fysik Engineering Physics 2009-11-24 

The major subjects established 2009-11-24 are valid for studies starting from 2010-07-01. For studies prior to 2010-07-01 there is still a possibility to use major subjects in accordance with previous decision below.

The following major subjects were valid up to 2010-06-30

Huvudämne Major subjects Inrättat /Established
Arkitektur Architecture 2002-12-03
Bioteknik Biotechnology 2003-04-22
Elektroteknik Electrical Engineering 2002-12-03
Fysik Physics 2002-12-03
Industriell ekonomi Industrial Management 2003-04-22
Informationsteknik Information Technology 2002-12-03
Kemi & kemitteknik Chemistry and Chemical Engineering 2002-12-03
Maskinteknik Mechanical Engineering 2003-04-22
Matematik Mathematics 2002-12-03
Materialvetenskap Materials Science and Engineering 2003-04-22
Medicinsk teknik Medical Engineering 2008-09-02
Samhällsbyggnad The Built Environment 2002-12-03
Teknik och lärande Technology and Learning 2008-09-02
Teknik och management Engineering and Management 2008-10-14
(endast examina på grundnivå) (first cycle studies only)  
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