Implementation of the education

Technical Preparatory Year (TBASD), Programme syllabus for studies starting in autumn 2020

Last edit: 04/09/2019
Approved: 04/09/2019

Structure of the education

The KTH academic year is 40 weeks, divided into four periods. 

For details about the structure of the academic year see


The programme is course-based. Lists of courses are included in Appendix 1: Course list

Grading system

Courses in the first and the second cycle are graded on a scale from A to F. A-E are passing grades, A is the highest grade. The grades pass (P) and fail (F) are used for courses under certain circumstances.