Implementation of the education

Bachelor's Programme in Real Estate and Finance (TFOFK), Programme syllabus for studies starting in autumn 2015

Last edit: 23/11/2016
Approved: 23/11/2016

Structure of the education

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 KTH website. The programme consists of mandatory 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.

Conditions for participation in the programme

Semester Registration /Course Registration
A prerequisite for participation in studies at KTH is to the student for each semester doing a semester registration and course registration.
Before the semester 1; semester and course registration is done automatically in conjunction with enrollment in the semester.
Before the semester 2-6 should students make web registering by themselves in personal menu by logging on to the website.
All of program students from second semester do a course application on, and course registration done in the personal menu.

Conditions for advancement
The following promotion requirements apply to participate in the teaching.
For studies in Year 2:
• At least 45 credits in Year 1 must be completed by semester study year 2.
For studies in Year 3:
• At least 90 credits from year 1 and 2 must be completed at the semester grades 3rd
Students who have fallen behind with their studies and do not meet the above requirements, in consultation with the study guide up an individual study plan for continued studies.

Recognition of previous academic studies

Students are able to apply to receive credit for the results of the course/courses at another college/ university within the country or abroad.

For more information please refer to KTH's regulations and program's student guidance counselling.

Studies abroad

There are opportunities within the program for student exchange under existing agreements.

The selection is basedon theweightedaverageof therequired courses.

For more information and recommendation on the appropriate semester for exchange refer to the program's international administrators.

Degree project

The training includes a degree equivalent to a 15-credit course.This means 10 weeks of full time studies. For the thesis, special rules applys:
• Most of the studies, at least 120 credits, must be completed before the degree work begins.
• The work may not begin before the task approved by the examiner and notification of special application form. Examiner is responsible for ensuring the student has sufficient knowledge for the selected task.
• The supervisor is appointed by the examiner.
• Information regarding the grading scale on the degree project refer to the syllabus.
More information on the current degree bachelor programs see KTH regulations.


Students who have full filled all the requirements in the Bachelor's programme (180 ECTS) will be awarded the "Degree of Bachelor of Science (180 credits)". In order to gain a degree at least 25 credits need to concern mathematical or bioscience subjects (naturvetenskapliga ämnen), and at least 90 credits including a completed bachelor’s thesis within the main subject. An application for the degree certificate should be submitted to the Student Counselors Office.

For more information, please refer to the KTH regulations.

To obtain the degree, students will apply for a diploma through web service in personal menu.

There is more information about the degree on KTH´s regulations.