Senast ändrad: 2009-02-19
Godkänd: 2009-03-12

Basic admission requirements Basic eligibility to be accepted to the master’s program requires a completed Bachelor's degree, corresponding to a Swedish Bachelor's degree (180 higher education credits), or equivalent academic qualifications from an internationally recognised university. Students should have in addition, good knowledge in English, oral and written, is required. Applicants must provide proof of their proficiency in English.  For all program at KTH where English is the language of instruction, the specific eligibility requirement is English B or equivalent. Specific admission requirements Specific eligibility to the programme requires:The previous Degree should include:

  • at least 60 higher education credits of course work in electrical engineering, computer engineering or computer science
  • at least 30 higher education credits course work in mathematics, including calculus, linear algebra and mathematical statistics
  • courses passed with distinction, in programming in C or Java, operating systems and signals and systems.

It is recommended that applicants have experience in solving problems using computational software, particularly MATLAB. The specific eligibility requirements can be assessed as not-fulfilled if:1. the average grade is less than 75% of the highest grade
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. Reference to the local admission policy of the Royal Institute of Technology: the KTH-Handbook 2, section 11.0-11.9. The number of places within the study programme is limited.  Places in the programme are filled by a selection according to the merit worth which is based on knowledge, work experience and other education-related experiences.  Places in the programme are also made available to students with consideration to the bilateral exchange agreements signed by the School of Electrical Engineering for the programme. In order to assess the merit worth, an assessment of the applicant’s knowledge (the applicant’s previous education, from which university the degree was received, subjects), work experience, and other education-related experiences (motivation to study, references) is carried out.  The applicant’s academic results are given higher weight than the other parameters.