Eligibility and selection

Master's Programme, Vehicle Engineering, 120 credits (TFORM), Programme syllabus for studies starting in autumn 2018

Last edit: 09/10/2018
Approved: 09/10/2018

General eligibility requirements

A completed Bachelor's degree, corresponding to a Swedish Bachelor's degree (180 ECTS), or equivalent academic qualifications from an internationally recognised university. Students in their final year of undergraduate education may also apply to KTH and if qualified, receive a conditional acceptance.

The general requirements are the same for all master programmes at KTH: www.kth.se.

Specific eligibility requirements

A good knowledge of written and spoken English is required. Applicants must provide proof of their proficiency in English, e.g. reporting his/her TOEFL test score (Teaching Of English as a Foreign Language).

For more information see: https://www.kth.se/en/studies/master/vehicleengineering/entry-requirements-1.48236

The applicant must have a basic degree, Bachelor's or similar, from a vehicle, mechanical engineering, or similar programme with sufficient theoretical depth and good academic results. Course work must include linear algebra, differential and integral calculus, differential equations, transforms, numerical analysis, rigid body mechanics, solid mechanics, fluid mechanics, thermodynamics and control theory.

The specific requirements may be assessed as not fulfilled if:

  • the total points of mathematics is lower than 25 ECTS (including linear algebra, differential and integral calculus, differential equations, transforms, numerical analysis)

It is recommended but not required to have some previous knowledge in MATLAB/Simulink or similar software.

Selection process

The selection process is based on a total evaluation of the following criteria: University, Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA), relevant course work,  relevant work experience and motivation to study. The evaluation scale is 1-75. The applicant may get a lower evaluation score if a filled-in program-specific summary sheet is missing from the application documents.