Last edit: 22/01/2020
Approved: 22/01/2020

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.
  • 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 be able to:

  • apply creative and critical working methods to formulate and explore problems within the area of information and communication technology with modern methods and tools.
  • 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.
  • adopt a problem-solving perspective based on the need and functionality of the product and service, considering the individuals using the product as well as the technology interplay within the society.
  • discuss technical problems and present work results in oral and written form, in English, to different target groups, as needed 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 efficiently in groups of different compositions, nationalities and abilities.

Reference to KTH's local Degree Ordinance https://intra.kth.se/styrning/regelverk/utbildning-pa-grund-och-avancerad-niva-1.660818.