Eligibility and selection

Master's Programme, Environomical Pathways for Sustainable Energy Systems, 120 credits (TMESM), Programme syllabus for studies starting in autumn 2012

Last edit: 27/02/2013
Approved: 15/03/2013

In order to be eligible to the master’s programme, a relevant higher education degree of at least 180 credits, degree of bachelor in science or in engineering, or technical bachelor’s degree preferably within Mechanical Engineering, or Chemical Engineering. Other equivalent technical or science degrees on the first level can also give eligibility, providing that courses in engineering thermodynamics, heat transfer, and fluid dynamics are included.

Eligibility may however be assessed as not fulfilled if:

1.The average grade is in the lower third on the grading scale used (above pass level).

2. The degree awarding institution is not considered to meet acceptable quality standards by the authorities of the country in which the institution is located.

3.The degree does not qualify for admission to equivalent Master level in the country where the degree is awarded.

Other studies or work experiences are judged on the basis of the actual competences which are referred to.

A sound and documented knowledge of written and spoken English equivalent of TOEFL score minimum 580 (paper) or 92 (internet) and the writing section fulfilling the minimum requirement of 4.5 or 22, respectively; or IELTS score minimum 6.5 and the writing section fulfilling the minimum requirement of 5.5; or Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) or Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE), minimum grade “C” is required from all applicants.

The selection of students to the programme is peformed by the steering committee of the programme, in consultation with the admission offices of all partner universities, and in compliance with the directives given by the European Commission to the Erasmus Mundus programmes.

All applications will be handled by the KTH Admissions office.

In addition, it is referred to the local admission policy of KTH -- Royal Institute of Technology’s (The KTH Regulations).