Last edit: 16/03/2012
Approved: 16/03/2012

Structure of the education

Academic year, semesters, study periods can be found in KTH's regulatory framework,


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.

Conditions for participation in the programme


A precondition for participating in the studies is that the student must enrol for the coming semester. This is done according to KTH's instructions.

With the enrolment, the student has reported the intention to study and participate in the education. After that, it is possible for the student to

  • register for the semester
  • register for the courses
  • get results reported
  • have the possibility to receive student aid from CSN

Course applications within the programme are made by the student according to KTH's instructions.

Recognition of previous academic studies

Students may apply to include credit results from course/courses at other higher education institution/university within or outside of the country. Application can be found on KTH's website.

KTH's policy for inclusion can be found in full in KTH's regulatory framework,

Studies abroad

Students on the programme have the opportunity to carry out the degree project abroad.

Degree project

The degree project comprises 15 HE credits for second-cycle studies.  At least 30 credits must be completed where 15 credits with specialization in the second cycle within the main field of study.

The following applies for the degree project:

  • It may be started after that the assignment has been approved by the examiner
  • It is based on the knowledge that has been acquired during the studies and should normally be carried out during the spring semester
  • It should constitute proof of an independent work comprising theoretical and/or experimental work with accompanying report writing and oral presentation
  • The supervisor is appointed by the examiner

KTH's rules for degree projects can be found in KTH's regulatory framework,


To complete a Degree of Master of Science in Applied Logistics (1year), passing grades in all courses that are included in the student's study plan are required. The study plan consists of the compulsory courses, the elective courses that the student has opted for and the degree project. The study plan should comprise at least 60 HE credits.

KTH's local degree ordinance can be found in KTH's regulatory framework,