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

Utbildningens upplägg

The program extends over two academic years. Each academic year spans 40 weeks and it is divided into and four seven-weeks long study periods. Each study period is concluded by an examination period of between two and five days. There are three extra examination periods for make-up exams following Christmas, following the ordinary examinations in May and immediately before the start of the study period of the academic year.  The education in the program consists of a course block and a master’s thesis project. The courses are studied during the first six study periods and comprise an introduction to the field, its work methods and systems, as well as an introduction to scientific methodology. The program is concluded by the thesis project that comprises 30 ECTS credits, a full semester of work.


Utbildningen sker i kursform. Kurslistor finns i Bilaga 1: Kurslista

The program is course-based. Lists of courses are included in appendix 1.


För kurser på KTH används en sjugradig målrelaterad betygsskala A-F som slutbetyg för kurser på grundnivå och avancerad nivå. A-E är godkända betyg med A som högsta betyg. Betygen godkänd (P) och underkänd (F) används som slutbetyg då särskilda skäl föreligger.

Courses in the first and the second level are graded on a scale from A to F. A-E are passing grades, A is the highest grade.

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Conditions for being promoted to the next academic year is the successful completion of minimally 45 higher education credits; to commence the thesis work, a minimum of 75 higher education credits must be successfully completed.


For a description of the conditions of receiving credit for previous studies according to the policy of KTH, we refer to the KTH policy in the KTH-Handbook 2, section 13.3. The Director of Education  at the KTH School of Electrical Engineering makes the decisions about recognition of complete courses.


The thesis project comprises 30 higher education credits of work and a major part of the course work, a minimum of 75 higher education credits, must have been completed before the project may commence. The project may be conducted individually or in collaboration with one other student and the topic of the project must provide an in-depth study within the field of the program. The thesis is graded on a scale from A to F. A-E are passing grades, A is the highest grade. The evaluation criteria, which are common to all of KTH, are the technical and scientific contents, the work process and the presentation of the project at the conclusion.  Reference: the KTH-Handbook 2, section 15.1-15.6.


Students who have successfully completed a two-year Master's programme (120 ECTS) will be awarded a "Teknologie masterexamen", translated into English as "Degree of Master of Science (two years)". For the degree, the following is required:§         At least 90 higher education credits from the course list§         Pass Degree Project 30 higher education credits Reference to the local degree policy: the KTH-Handbook 2, section 19.1.