Eligibility and selection

Master's Programme, Engineering Design, 120 credits (TIPUM), Programme syllabus for studies starting in autumn 2016

Last edit: 14/11/2016
Approved: 14/11/2016

In addition to the general entry requirements at KTH, the following programme-specific requirements apply:

  • A completed Degree of Bachelor in mechanical engineering or equivalent, with sufficient theoretically depth and good academic results. The degree must be equivalent to a Swedish Degree of Bachelor (180 credits) or equivalent academic qualifications from an internationally recognised university
  • English course B/English course 6.
  • The average grade must be in the upper third of the grading scale used (above the limit for a pass grade).

For an application to be considered, the applicant shall also specify their choice of programme track. Documented proficiency in the following track-specific courses or equivalent is required:

 The track Mechatronics requires courses in

  • Programming Techniques (6 ECTS)
  • Automatic Control (6 ECTS)
  • Electrical Engineering (6 ECTS)

The track Internal Combustion Engines requires courses in

  • Thermodynamics (6 ECTS)
  • Automatic Control (6 ECTS)
  • Electrical Engineering (6 ECTS)       

The selection process is based on the following criteria: university, credits awarded (e.g. grades, grades in specific subjects and English), motivation for the studies (for instance, letter of motivation, references, courses and relevant professional experience). The assessment of qualifications scale is 1-75.

Otherwise refer to the KTH admission regulations in the KTH regulatory framework, www.kth.se