Eligibility and selection

Master's Programme, Railway Engineering, 120 credits (TJVTM), Programme syllabus for studies starting in autumn 2018

Last edit: 16/10/2018
Approved: 16/10/2018

General eligibility requirements

A completed Bachelor's degree, corresponding to a Swedish Bachelor's degree (180 ECTS), or equivalent academic qualifications from an internationally recognised university.

English language proficiency equivalent to (the Swedish upper secondary school) English course B/6. 

Students in their final year of undergraduate education may also apply to KTH and if qualified, receive a conditional acceptance.

Specific eligibility requirements

The applicant must have a basic degree, Bachelor's or similar, from mechanical, civil, vehicle engineering, or a similar programme with sufficient theoretical depth and good academic results. Course work must include linear algebra, differential and integral calculus, differential equations, transforms, rigid body mechanics, solid mechanics.

It is recommended but not required to have some previous knowledge in MATLAB/Simulink or similar software.

Selection process

The selection process is based on a total evaluation of the following criteria: University, previous studies (for instance GPA), motivation for the studies (for instance letter of motivation, references). The evaluation scale is 1-75.

The applicant may get a lower evaluation score if a filled-in program-specific summary sheet is missing from the application documents.