Eligibility and selection

Master's Programme, ICT Innovation, 120 credits (TIVNM), Programme syllabus for studies starting in autumn 2012

Last edit: 03/09/2013
Approved: 03/09/2013

A completed Bachelor's degree, equivalent to a Swedish Bachelor's degree (180 hp), from a university recognized by government or accredited by other recognized organization. A Bachelor's degree in Science or Engineering is required for most programs (please see the relevant program description). Applicants admitted to longer technical study programs and who have completed courses equivalent to an amount of 180 hp, will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Language requirements

A good knowledge of written and spoken English. Applicants must provide proof of their proficiency in English. KTH accepts a

TOEFL paper based test, total of 575, 4.5 writing section

TOEFL internet based test, total of 90, 20 writing section

IELTS score of at least 6.5, no band lower than 5.5 (only academic training accepted)

English proficiency tests are waived for applicants with English as language of instruction (minimum 3 years of full-time higher education studies).

Swedish applicants should have a good knowledge of English, equivalent to English B.

Special requirements

Internationally recognized bachelor's degree (Bachelor's degree) - in Electrical / Electronic Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or Information Technology, including at least 60 ECTS (credits) courses in computer science, basic digital and analogue electronics, basic control theory, computer systems / computer architecture and programming, and at least 30 ECTS in mathematics, including analysis (calculus), linear algebra and mathematical statistics.

The 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.

Selection process

The selection process for the ICT Innovation programme is based on a total evaluation of the following selection criteria: university, GPA, course work related to the programme, and to a minor extent: thesis proposal, working experiences and references.