Last edit: 19/09/2017
Approved: 19/09/2017

In addition to the aims that are specified in the higher education ordinance, an engineer who has been graduated from Mechanical Engineering, KTH, should

Knowledge and understanding

  • be able to apply basic technical knowledge in, for example, material technology, solid mechanics, production technology, electrical and control engineering and computer-based engineering tools, such as CAD.
  • show basic knowledge in mathematics and natural sciences, and ability to critically and systematically use knowledge to model, simulate and evaluate developments based on relevant information

Skills and abilities

  • show such knowledge and skills necessary for independent work as a Bachelor in the field of education
  • demonstrate the ability to independently and creatively identify, formulate and solve problems in the areas of mechanical engineering with respect to current possibilities and limitations
  • demonstrate an ability to manage and shape sustainable products, processes and systems based on technical, ethical, economic and social aspects
  • show ability and understanding of the importance of teamwork and collaboration in multidisciplinary and multicultural project teams
  • show ability to participate in the use and introduction of new technologies, where it's about designing products, processes and work environment

Ability to make judgments and adopt a standpoint

  • show knowledge about how the design of products and systems is best adapted to human wishes and needs and with regard to environmental aspects
  • have awareness of how technology influences  society, regarding the conditions and needs of people
  • have awareness of the aims of society regarding resource management, economics and environment
  • to be able to follow the accelerating technical development and the changes that follow, the student should have acquired the ability to get into new fields of technology and have a good basis for continued personal development and “lifelong learning”, both in the own, as well as new subject areas

KTH's local degree ordinance can be found in KTH's regulatory framework,www.kth.se