Senast ändrad: 2014-02-12
Godkänd: 2014-02-12

The admission requirements for the Nordic masters’ programme in Sustainable Urban Tran­si­tion differ between the tracks, depending on the admission requirements of the part­ner universities involved in the study track. Students who apply to KTH for admission to Urban Regional Transitions (UR Trans) can complete their studies in year 2 at either Aalto Univer­sity or DTU. For students who aim to be admitted to the track Transitions of Urban Structures should apply to NTNU.

Students who start at KTH and continue their studies at Aalto University need a completed Bachelor's degree in Architecture, corresponding to a Swedish Bachelor's degree (180 ECTS), or equivalent academic qualifications from an internationally recognised university.

Students who start at KTH and continue their studies at DTU need a completed Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering in the Built Environment, corresponding to a Swedish Bachelor's degree (180 ECTS), or equivalent academic qualifications from an internationally recognised university. In addition, students should have completed courses in the following fields:

a.: Operations research, Operations Management and Engineering Economy

b.: Urban Planning, Project Management and Management & Organization

At least 5 ECTS has to be obtained in field a, at least 5 ECTS in field b and at least 15 ECTS in total in the two fields.

Students with a B.Eng degree (Diplomingeniør (DK), Polytechnic (FI), Högskoleingenjör (SE) or equivalent) must have completed courses within the areas of operations research or discrete mathematics (5ECTS) and algorithms and stochastic processes (5 ECTS).

For English language proficiency following requirements are defined:

TOEFL: Paper-based: 580 (written section grade 4,5) or Internet-based test: 92 (written section grade 22)

IELTS: 6.5, no section lower than 5.5 (only IELTS Academic Training accepted).

Students in their final year of their under­­graduate education may also apply and if qualified, receive a conditional acceptance.

For candidates fulfilling the admission requirements, the ranking and selection of students is carried out by the partner universities on basis of the student’s academic achievements, motivation letter and portfolios (for students in Architec­ture and Landscape Architecture).