Programme objectives

Bachelor's Programme in Information and Communication Technology (TCOMK), Programme syllabus for studies starting in autumn 2016

Last edit: 27/04/2018
Approved: 27/04/2018

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 information and communication technology, 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 information and communication technology, 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 information and communication technology, 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.