Last edit: 04/03/2014
Approved: 04/03/2014

Structure of the education

The academic year at KTH is divided into four reading periods of app. 7 weeks duration. Each period is followed by an examination period of app. one week. In addition to the four reading periods there are three re-examination periods in: the beginning of January, at the end of May and immediately before the start of the first reading period in the fall semester. Written examination of individual courses are normally offered twice in the academic year.

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The curricula for the B.Sc. program in ICT contains mandatory courses in academic years 1 and 2. In the third year the students should define a set of courses of at least 20 ECTS credits as an area of specialization. These courses are selected from a set of conditionally elective courses. A degree project of 15 ECTS credits is required.


The programme is course-based. Lists of courses are included in Appendix 1: Course list

Grading system

Courses in the first and the second cycle are graded on a scale from A to F. A-E are passing grades, A is the highest grade. The grades pass (P) and fail (F) are used for courses under certain circumstances.

Conditions for participation in the programme

Course selections and signing up must be actively made by all students intending to study next  (following) semester.

This signing up procedure is a basis for registration and tuition basis for decisions on promotion to the following semester. Course Registration is done via a web-based tools “”. Signing up for fall semester are made by 15 May and for spring semester by 15 November.

Promotion in the program  are:

• From year 1 to year 2, 45 credits is needed

• From year 2 to year 3, 90 credits is needed.

Course registration, in course,  is done before the third week of the course starting date in order  for the notified students to declared that they intend to follow the course.

Recognition of previous academic studies

Recognition of previous academic studies will be done according to KTH regulations, see

Degree project

More detailed description of the requirements for the degree project course can be found in the course syllabus of the chosen degree course.

See KTH regulations for general requirements


After completing the study programme the student needs to apply for a Degree Certificate.
This degree is entitled “Teknologie kandidatexamen” - Bachelor of Science. The text on the degree certificate states the educational programme completed by the student.

See KTH local degree regulations