Eligibility and selection

Master's Programme, Innovative Sustainable Energy Engineering, 120 credits (TIEEM), Programme syllabus for studies starting in autumn 2018

Last edit: 14/09/2018
Approved: 14/09/2018

In order to be eligible to the master’s programme, a relevant higher education degree of at least 180 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 are 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.. Such specific requirements may be assessed as not fulfilled if

1. The average grade is in the lower third on the grading scale used (above pass level).

2. The degree awarding institution is not considered to meet acceptable quality standards by the authorities of the country in which the institution is located.

3. The degree does not qualify for admission to equivalent Master level in the country where the degree is awarded.

A sound and documented knowledge of written and spoken English is required from all applicants. Applicants who do not qualify for a waiver as described by official KTH admission requirements must provide proof of English proficiency via one of the following tests:

  1. IELTS – Score 6.5 or higher, with a minimum of 5.5 on written section
  2. TOEFL – Minimum score 580 paper-based (written 4), 237 computer-based (written 4), or 92 Internet-based (written 22)
  3. Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) or Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) – grade "A", "B" or "C"

The evaluation scale is 1-75.

Admissions is handled by one of the partners within the consortium, in accordance with the Consortium Agreement.