Implementation of the education

Master's Programme, Transport and Geoinformation Technology, 120 credits (TTGTM), Programme syllabus for studies starting in autumn 2018

Last edit: 19/06/2018
Approved: 19/06/2018

Structure of the education

The academic year is 40 weeks and is divided into two semesters, autumn and spring. Each semester consists of two study periods.
For information on the extent of the school year, the exam period and the re-exam period see


The programme is course-based. Lists of courses are included in Appendix 1: Course list

Grading system

Courses in the first and the second cycle are graded on a scale from A to F. A-E are passing grades, A is the highest grade. The grades pass (P) and fail (F) are used for courses under certain circumstances.

Information regarding the scale found in the curriculum.

Conditions for participation in the programme

Participation requires admission to courses within the programme and course registration. Course registration is done via the personal menu at

For students starting their education from the autumn semester 2018, previous promotion requirements have been replaced with special admission requirements to each course. Admission requirements are specified in the course syllabus.

Recognition of previous academic studies

Students are able to apply for credit transfer for courses taken at another university, in Sweden or abroad.

For more information please refer to KTH's regulations at and the Education office.

Studies abroad

Students have the opportunity to spend one semester at one of KTH’s partner universities abroad.

For more information and recommendation on the appropriate semester for exchange studies refer to the International coordinators.

Degree project

The Degree Project (30 ECTS credits) is compulsory in order to complete a Master Degree at KTH.

The degree project is the final part of the education. The project work may begin when special admission requirements for the course are fulfilled.

För deltagande krävs antagning till kurs inom programmet samt registrering på kurs. Kursregistrering görs via den personliga menyn på

För studenter som påbörjar utbildning från och med höstterminen 2018 ersätts tidigare uppflyttningskrav med krav på särskild behörighet till kurs. Krav på särskild behörighet specificeras i kursplanen.

Students can choose between the Master’s Projects listed in Appendix 1. If a student intends to undertake a degree in another subject area, it must be approved by the Director of undergraduate and Master studies.

The degree project work is graded pass (P) or fail (F).


Title: Master of Science with a Major in the Built Environment, 120 credits

To obtain master's degree students must have passed courses of at least 120 higher education credits, of which the following must be included:

  • at least 60 ECTS credits at advanced level including mandatory and conditionally elective courses
  • 30 ECTS credits degree project within the master programme
  • a maximum of 30 ECTS credits of entirely elective courses

When the master's programme is a final part of the degree programme in Civil Engineering and Urban Management , there may be additional requirements according to the corresponding study programmes. For example, a master of science degree in the above degree programmes should include mathematics and natural science subjects for a minimum of 45 higher education credits.

Application for Degree

The application for degree certificate is done through the personal menu at