Last edit: 13/12/2013
Approved: 13/12/2013

The Degree Programme in Biotechnology is composed of 300 higher education credits , which at the normal study speed corresponds to 5 years of full-time studies (10 terms).

The first three years of the programme (180 higher education credits) is in the first cycle and can, if the student applies for it, be finished with a Degree of Bachelor of Science.  The last two years are mainly in the second cycle (120 higher education credits) and leads to a Degree of Master of Science in Engineering/Degree of Master of Science (Two Years).  

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Masters programmes available for Biotechnology students 2011/2012*

  • Industrial and Environmental Biotechnology
  • Medical Biotechnology
  • Macromolecular Materials
  • Molecular Science and Engineering

* The list of masters programmes is subject to change.  Updated lists of all masters programmes can be found in the study handbook for the respective study year. 

Language of instruction
The language of instruction, during the first three years of the programme is mostly Swedish; although English literature will be used.  The concluding two years some courses are given in Swedish and some in English. For each course the language of instruction is found in the Course and program directory on the KTH student web site.