Eligibility and selection

Master's Programme, Maritime Engineering, 120 credits (TMEGM), Programme syllabus for studies starting in autumn 2012

Last edit: 24/11/2011
Approved: 24/11/2011

Basic eligibility requirements

A completed Bachelor's degree (180 ECTS) in mechanical engineering or Naval architecture, from a university recognized by government or accredited by other recognized organization.

Specific eligibility requirements

Applicants with a BEng in Naval Architecture, or a BSc or BEng in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, in Ocean Engineering, in Civil Engineering or in Engineering Physics will be considered on an individual basis. The applicant’s qualifications must include a strong working knowledge of mathematics and mechanics and applicants must document that they have fulfilled the following minimum requirements:

  • Mathematics: 25 ECTS including linear algebra, calculus and differential equations.
  • Statistics and probability theory: 5 ECTS.
  • Statics, mechanical vibrations, and strength of materials: 10-15 ECTS
  • Fluid mechanics: min. 5 ECTS   

Selection process

The selection process is based on a total evaluation of the following criteria: University, Grade Point Average (GPA), and motivation letter. Courses on relevant topics such as fluid mechanics, structure mechanics, complex analysis, partial differential equations, and control theory are considered an additional qualification, Complete information on the eligibility requirements can be found at the local admission policy of KTH, see http://intra.kth.se/regelverk/utbildning-forskning/grundutbildning/antagning/1.27186