Eligibility and selection

Master's Programme, Systems, Control and Robotics, 120 credits (TSCRM), Programme syllabus for studies starting in autumn 2018

Last edit: 26/11/2018
Approved: 26/11/2018

Basic eligibility

Basic eligibility to be accepted to the master’s programme requires that the applicant has a degree on the first level consisting of at least 180 higher education credits or a corresponding foreign degree.  In addition, good knowledge in English, oral and written, is required. 

Specific eligibility

Previous education must include basic mathematics courses in linear algebra, calculus in one and several variables, probability theory and computer science. The student must also have taken a course in signals and systems including material about about time-continuous and time-discrete systems, sampling, linear filters and systems, transform methods (Laplace and Z) and a course in control engineering. The above can also be described as the student to have completed courses corresponding to the following of KTH courses:

  • SF1624 Algebra and Geometry
  • SF1625 Calculus in One Variable
  • SF1626 Calculus in Several Variables
  • SF1901 Probability Theory and Statistics
  • SF1634 Differential Equations II
  • EL1110 Automatic Control, General Course
  • DD1343 Computer Science and Numerical Methods, part 1


The selection process is based on the following selection criteria: University, previous studies (grades in specific subjects and English), motivation for the studies (for instance letter of motivation, references, thesis proposal and relevant work experience). The evaluation scale is 1-75.