Eligibility and selection

Master's Programme, Medical Biotechnology, 120 credits (TMBIM), Programme syllabus for studies starting in autumn 2011

Last edit: 14/09/2012
Approved: 14/09/2012

General admission requirements
A completed Bachelor's degree - corresponding to a Swedish Bachelor's degree (180 higher education credits), or equivalent academic qualifications from an internationally recognized university.

Language  requirements – applicants must proof their proficiency in English, which is most commonly established through an internationally recognized test.

Documentation – for detailed information about list of required documents, see
“Admission requirements and selection” http://www.kth.se/en/studies/programmes/master/admission?l=en_UK

Specific admission requirements
In addition to the general admission requirements, the programme requires:

  • Courses in cellbiology, biochemistry, microbiology and gene technology/molecular biology with a total of at least 20 higher education credits
  • Courses in chemistry of at least 30 higher education credits
  • Basic knowledge in mathematics, numerical analysis and computer science with a total of at least 20 higher education credits.

For more information, see Study at KTH, Master´s programmes at KTH,
“Admission requirements”.
http://www.kth.se/en/studies/programmes/master/programmes/biotechnology/industrialbio/industrial-and-environmental-biotechnology-application-and-admission-for-external-applicants-1.48684?l=en_UK

Selection process
The selection process for the Medical biotechnology programme is based on a total evaluation of the following criteria: university, grade point average (GPA), courses relevant to the programme, motivation letter, relevant work experience, references and English proficiency.

Complete information on the eligibility requirements can be found in the local admission policy of KTH, see:
http://intra.kth.se/regelverk/utbildning-forskning/grundutbildning/antagning/antagning-till-master-och-magisterprogram-pa-avancerad-niva-med-undervisning-pa-engelska-1.27192?l=en_UK