Extent and content of the programme

Degree Programme in Medical Engineering (CMEDT), Programme syllabus for studies starting in autumn 2019

Last edit: 05/11/2019
Approved: 05/11/2019

The Master of Science programme in Medical Engineering is composed of 300 ECTS credits, which, at normal study rate, corresponds to 5 years of full-time study (10 semesters).

The first three years (180 ECTS credits) are on undergraduate level. 

The final two years (120 ECTS credits) the student follows a master programme.

The academic year 2018/2019 the following Master's programmes for a Degree of Master of Science in Medical Engineering are offered*:

  • Medical Engineering
  • Sports Technology
  • Engineering Physics, Track Biomedical Physics

*The range of offered Master's programmes may be revised. An updated list of elective Master's programmes can be found on the KTH student web for each respective academic year.

The master's programmes consist of courses mainly on advanced level. The education leads to a master's degree as well as a "civilingenjör" degree. 

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 are taught in English.