Last edit: 26/08/2020
Approved: 15/09/2020

The general admission requirement for masters programmes at KTH is a completed Bachelor's degree, equivalent to a Swedish Bachelor's degree (180 ECTS credits), or equivalent academic qualifications from an internationally recognised university. In addition, students have to meet following specific requirements:

Degree on the first level consisting of at least 180 ECTS credits/120 higher education credits or a corresponding foreign degree in the field of built environment, including civil engineering, building technology, real estate finance and investment, real estate economics, real estate/property management, construction management, architecture, planning, surveying, geomatics and law. Applicants are required to have at least

  • 15 ECTS credits in economics/business administration and/or statistics or equivalent.

Admission to the English-language Master’s programme requires English B proficiency or equivalent. While Swedish is not a requirement for completion of the degree work, the real estate development and land law course sequence that is taught in Swedish requires students have a proficiency in Swedish equivalent to Swedish B.

For further information see KTHs admission regulations in the KTH regulatory framework,


The selection process is based on the following selection criteria: University, previous studies (for instance GPA, grades in specific subjects and English) and motivation. The evaluation scale is 1-75.

Specific documents for the master's programme in Real Estate and Construction Management are:

  • Motivation letter
  • Relevant work experience
  • Letters of recommendation.