Last edit: 10/03/2011
Approved: 11/03/2011

Beyond the goals which are specified by the Higher Degree ordinance, there are also specific goals for this programme.

A graduate from the programme must:

Knowledge and understanding

  • Have a broad technical scientific foundation in order to work within the areas of energy technology.  This should include knowledge about today’s and the future’s systems which are applicable to environmental affects, energy sources and related to industry and renewable energy processes
  • Show a broad knowledge within these technical areas, including knowledge in mathematics and natural sciences as well as essential focus knowledges within certain portions of this area

Skills and abilities

  • Show a good ability to utilise theories, individually and in groups, in practical situations with regards to technical and natural scientific aspects and with regards taken to relevant scientific, professional and social judgements and approaches
  • show a good ability to analyse, formulate and handle technical problems from a system perspective, with an overview of their life-cycle, from idea/need to specification, development, maintenance, and termination and the ability to delimit, decide resources, needs and lead processes for problem solving and realisation
  • Possess individual and professional abilities such as language, leadership, project management and communication for work as an engineer in a leading position or as a leader in a technology-intensive company, or in order to be able to continue towards a research career

Ability to make judgments and adopt a standpoint

  • have especially good understanding that engineering-problems are often complex, can be incompletely defined and sometimes contain contradictions
  • Be aware about the responsibility and the ethical standpoints which can occur in relation to different technical, organisational, economical, ecological and social oganisations

KTH’s local degree ordinance can be found in KTH’s guidelines intra.kth.se/regelverk