Last edit: 21/10/2013
Approved: 21/10/2013

Structure of the education

The study year at KTH is 40 weeks, divided into four periods. The periods are each ten weeks. Every period is followed by a week for examinations. For a detailed overview of the calendar see: The program consists of obligatory courses in years 1-3, and a number of voluntary courses at year 3. The program is concluded by a bachelors thesis at the end of year 3, encompassing a total of ten weeks


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.