Last edit: 10/06/2016
Approved: 10/06/2016

Thematically, the students should obtain basic disciplinary knowledge, skills and competencies during the first three years of the education in the core areas of information and communication technology: mathematics, electronics, computer, communication and software engineering.

In addition to the requirements of the Higher Education Ordinance the following apply:

Knowledge and understanding

To be awarded an engineering degree in informatics, the student should:

• be able to apply mathematics and basic natural sciences within information - and communication technology
• be able to analyze technical problems from a systems perspective with an overall view on technical systems and their life cycle from conception, design, implementation, possibly production, operation, maintenance and phasing-out.
• be able to follow and utilize the knowledge development within the field of technology.

Skills and abilities

To be awarded an engineering degree in informatics, the student should:
• within the area of information and communication technology be able to apply creative and critical working methods to formulate and explore problems with modern methods and tools
• be able to analyze technical problems from a systems perspective with an overall view on technical systems and their life cycle from conception, design, implementation, possibly production, operation, maintenance and phasing-out.
• be able to work with problem-solving that takes its starting point in the product or the need and functionality considering the individual's using the product and the technology interplay in the society.
• have skills of efficient oral and in written communication, in  English, with different target groups. Corresponding to what is required for an international career.

Ability to make judgments and adopt a standpoint

For an engineering degree in informatics, the student should:
• by exercise and reflection have developed an ability to work efficient in groups of different compositions, nationalities and abilities. Reference to KTH's local Degree Ordinance