Last edit: 19/06/2018
Approved: 19/06/2018

Structure of the education

This programme syllabus decided by the CSC dean 2017-09-01 is valid for students starting the programme during the study year 2018/2019.

The KTH academic year is 40 weeks, divided into four periods. 

For details about the structure of the academic year see

The first year in the programme is mainly dedicated to the compulsory courses, but there is space for elective courses. The second year consists of compulsory courses, elective courses, and degree project (30 ECTS credits).


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

The course goals, prerequisites, contents and examination requirements are found in the course syllabus in the Course and programme directory on the KTH student web. For each study year there is a course list.

Some of the courses are given by the Stockholm School of Entrepreneurship, a collaboration between the Stockholm School of Economics, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm University, the University College of Arts, Crafts and Design, and KTH.

Courses are examined in many ways, for example by home assignments that are presented either using oral presentations or written reports, computer assignments, project work or written exams.

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

För deltagande krävs antagning till kurs inom programmet samt registrering på kurs. Kursregistrering görs via den personliga menyn på

Selection of courses

Application to the course is done:

  • 1 to 15 Mayfor the autumn semester
  • 1 to 15 November for the spring semester

with student account via
If the student is not doing their course selections by this system his/herapplication is only considered upon availability.

Applications to language courses with prerequisites should be preceded by a qualification test. 

In a few courses, the number of participants is limited. Selection is done by the school responsible for the course according to the instructions at the course web page.

A student may only take courses that are included in the study plan.

Promotion for further studies

For students starting their education from the autumn semester 2018, previous promotion requirements have been replaced with special admission requirements to each course. Admission requirements are specified in the course syllabus. 

Please see the KTH regulations:

Recognition of previous academic studies

The student has the right to get previous academic studies or activities recognized for credit in the program. KTH's guidelines for accreditation of higher education is in the KTH regulation at

Studies abroad

Under certain circumstances, and in agreement with the programme director, studies may be conducted at other universities in Sweden or outside Sweden. Credits can be received according to the local policy of KTH, see

Degree project

The degree project is the final part of the education and comprises 30 higher education credits. The project work may begin when special admission requirements for the course are fulfilled.

It is the student’s responsibility to find a suitable project task, with assistance from KTH.

More information about the rules for degree projects at KTH can be found at


Teknologie Masterexamen is obtained after completion of the Media Management programme. The programme is designed so that students, at the time of receiving the degree, fulfils the national Degree Ordinance and has completed courses corresponding to a total of 120 ECTS credits, where:

  • at least 90 ECTS credits belong to the second cycle, of which 60 ECTS credits (including a 30-credit degree project) are in-depth studies in the main field of study.

Students must apply for the degree and also show proof of their basic degree (Bachelor or similar).

See the local degree policy

Degree name
Teknologie masterexamen
Degree of Master of Science