Last edit: 12/03/2010
Approved: 15/03/2010

In order to be eligible to apply to the master’s programme, a relevant higher education degree of at least 180 higher education credits, degree of bachelor in science or in engineering, or technical bachelor’s degree preferably within Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Energy Engineering, where courses in engineering mechanics, applied thermodynamics and heat transfer is required. Other corresponding technical or natural scientific degrees on the first level can also give eligibility, providing that courses in engineering  thermodynamics, heat transfer, fluid dynamics, mathematics and numerical methods are included. Other studies or work experiences are judged on the basis of the actual competences which are referred to.

A sound and documented knowledge of written and spoken English (equivalent to a minimum TOEFL score of 550 or IELTS score of 6.0 for non-native speakers) is required from all applicants.

The selection to the programme is based on the evaluation of the following criteria: university/higher education institute, courses relevance for the programme, grades,suggestion to the degree project, recommendation letters, work experience and references.

All  applications will be handled by the KTH admission office. Reference to the local admission policy of Royal Institute of Technology’s (The KTH-Handbook 2, section 11.0-11.9).