Last edit: 27/04/2015
Approved: 27/04/2015

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

Language  requirements – applicants must prove 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”

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

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

For more information, see Study at KTH, Master´s programmes at KTH,
“Admission requirements”.

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: