Last edit: 08/11/2018
Approved: 16/12/2018

In addition to the objectives specified in the Swedish Higher Education Ordinance, there are also specific objectives for this Master's Programme. Graduates from the Master's Programme shall …

Knowledge and understanding

  • demonstrate in-depth knowledge of the scientific foundation and proven experience of technology within a selected engineering specialisation, as well as in industrial engineering and management.
  • show insight into current research and development in the technological field of Industrial Engineering and Management.
  • demonstrate advanced knowledge of how different types of established and new technology can support or further develop businesses.
  • demonstrate knowledge of the management and development of businesses on the basis of different stakeholders and different perspectives, and demonstrate an understanding of potential areas of conflict in relation to this.
  • demonstrate in-depth knowledge on the establishment, management, planning, monitoring and business development of various types of industrial and technology-based enterprises.
  • demonstrate advanced knowledge of methods and scientific tools used to analyse, calculate, process and evaluate facts in the borderland between engineering, natural science and social science.

Skills and abilities

  • demonstrate the ability to, independently and in a group, apply knowledge and skills in practice while taking into account relevant scientific and professional assessments.
  • demonstrate the ability to analyse, formulate, apply and develop technical and economic problems from several different perspectives, including the systems perspective.
  • demonstrate the ability to set boundaries, determine resource consumption and manage processes for problem-solving and execution.
  • demonstrate the capacity to, in both national and international contexts, both orally and in writing, in dialogue with different groups, clearly account for and discuss their conclusions and the knowledge and arguments on which these are based.
  • demonstrate the ability to assess whether technical systems and activities contribute to the development of a sustainable society.

Ability to make judgments and adopt a standpoint

  • employ a reflective approach to accountability and ethical issues within technical, organisational, economic, ecological and social systems.
  • demonstrate awareness of how personal values and attitudes influence the definition and assessments of technical, organisational and economic problems.
  • demonstrate the ability to identify the need of further knowledge and take responsibility for continuously developing their knowledge and skills.

The KTH local Degree Ordinance can be found in the KTH regulatory framework, www.kth.se