Senast ändrad: 2016-12-15
Godkänd: 2016-12-15

The program is organized by a consortium of five European universities in five different countries, where KTH is one of the partners in the consortium. The students spend the first year in one country and the second year in one of the other four countries. After completing the two years, the students are awarded double degrees from the two universities they attended. The name of the program used by the consortium is NordSecMob - Master's Programme in Security and Mobile Computing. The conditions for the education and the requirements for a double degree are determined in a consortium agreement between the rectors of the universities in the consortium. The KTH part of this program is closely related to the Master’s programme in Communication Systems at KTH, and most of the courses are common among the programmes. Ethics and sustainable development are integrated parts of the education, and a set of mandatory courses are carrying a well-defined ethics and sustainability track throughout the eduaction. The programme will give a solid basis for graduate (PhD) education within the area.

Kunskap och förståelse

For a Master’s degree in Security and Mobile Computing the student shall:

  • Show knowledge and understanding in the area of Security and Mobile Computing, comprising a wide knowledge of the area as well as more profound knowledge of some parts of the area, and insight into current research and development work.
  • Show in-depth knowledge about methodology in Security and Mobile Computing.
  • Identify and describe examples of sustainability aspects related to Security and Mobile Computing.
  • Give examples of and explain social, ethical and environmental aspects of sustainable development in the area of Security and Mobile Computing.

Färdigheter och förmågor

For a Master’s degree in Security and Mobile Computing the student shall:

  • Show ability to critically and systematically integrate knowledge and to analyze, evaluate and handle complex occurrences, issues and situations even with limited information.
  • Show ability to critically, independently and creatively identify and formulate issues, to plan and with adequate methods perform qualified tasks within given time limits and thereby contribute to the evolution of knowledge as well as asses the work.
  • Show ability, in domestic and international venues, to orally and in writing present and discuss conclusions and the knowledge and the arguments on which these are based, in dialogue with different groups.
  • Show such skills which are required for participation in research and development work or in other independent work of a qualified nature.
  • Based on various definitions of sustainable development illustrate and point out perspectives where progress within Security and Mobile computing can be relevant for sustainable development in society.

Värderingsförmåga och förhållningssätt

For a Master’s degree in Security and Mobile Computing the student shall:

  • Show ability to make assessments taking into account relevant scientific, societal and ethic aspects as well as show awareness of ethical aspects of research and development work.
  • Show ability to compare and evaluate possibilities and limitations of communication technology in the society and how communication technology is used from a sustainability perspective.
  • Show insight into the possibilities and limitations of science, its role in society and the responsibility of humans for its use.
  • Show ability to identify her/his need for additional knowledge and take responsibility for the development of his/her own knowledge.

See local degree policy of the Royal Institute of Technology in KTH Regulations.