Implementation of the education

Master's Programme, Management and Engineering of Environment and Energy, 120 credits (TEEEM), Programme syllabus for studies starting in autumn 2009

Last edit: 13/08/2010
Approved: 13/08/2010

Structure of the education

Study years, terms, and study period descriptions can be found in the KTH Regulations.

The program is conducted over four semesters where the first semester is at UPM in Madrid, the second semester at EMNantes, and the third at KTH. During the fourth semester students carry out thesis work which are supervised by one of the universities. The first semester courses can are fundamental in the field of industrial management in which students are given an introduction to organizational theory, economics, and leadership. The second semester is focused in the field of environmental technology with emphasis on process studies. The third semester is coordinated with the master program Sustainable Energy Engineering and includes courses in renewable energy, sustainable power generation, and energy and environment aspects. During the fourth semester students apply their theoretical knowledge in the context of their thesis work, preferably done in cooperation with partners from industry.


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.

Conditions for participation in the programme

For studies in study year 2:

At least 45 higher education credits from study year 1 must be completed by the exam period in August.

Students which have not fulfilled this requirement must consult the study counsellor and set up an individual study plan. The main goal with the study plan is that the student should complete the remaining elements during the next study year. In the study plan, the remaining elements and also suitable courses

Recognition of previous academic studies

The student has the possibility to receive credit from courses taken at another university/higher education institution both in Sweden and from abroad.

Studies abroad

The student in the programme has the possibility to carry out the project work in Europe.

Degree project

KTH’s rules for the degree project can be found in the KTH Regulations.

Generally, the degree project work can be started only after a large portion of the studies have been completed.


In order to graduate with the Degree of Master of Science (Two Years) , a passing grade must be achieved in all courses which are in the student’s study plan. The study plan must constitute 120 credits including a degree project consisting of 30 credits.

KTH’s local degree ordinance can be found in the KTH Regulations.

Appendix 1 Lists of courses and possible specialisations.