Implementation of the education

Master's Programme, Applied Logistics, 60 credits (TTILM), Programme syllabus for studies starting in autumn 2016

Last edit: 25/05/2016
Approved: 25/05/2016

Structure of the education

Academic year

The academic year comprises 40 weeks and is divided into four periods. If necessary, instruction may be provided outside the parameters of the academic year. The division of the academic year is presented on the KTH student web


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

The programme only includes compulsory courses. These compulsory courses are defined in the course list. The goals, entrance qualifications, content and course requirements for each course can be found in the official course syllabuses. The forms of teaching and examination vary between courses. These are indicated in each official course syllabus.

The Programme is structured in the form of courses. Course lists are found in appendix 1.

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

Semester and course registration

Semester registration
At the beginning of the semester, the student must submit a compulsory semester registration via their personal login a

Semester registration is required to take new courses and for credits awarded to be reported, and for any payments of student aid to be made by CSN.

Application for courses on the programme

Prior to the forthcoming semester, the student must apply for all courses the student intends to take.
Course applications are made via

  • 1 - 15 November for spring semesters

If the student does not apply via, the application is only considered subject to availability.

Information on how to apply for a course is obtained from the school's office of student affairs.

Course registration

Course registration requires that the student is admitted to the course. At course start, the student must register on the course to which they have been admitted. Course registration must be done individually via the student's personal login at
A person who has registered on a course but has subsequently decided not to proceed with the course must, within three weeks of course start, remove the course registration via the personal login at

Conditions for participation in the programme

To be able to move up to the spring semester, 10 credits must be completed from the autumn semester.

Recognition of previous academic studies

Students have the opportunity to apply to be given credit for results from a course or courses at another higher education institution/university within or outside the country.
An application is made by submitting a form to the school's office of student affairs. As the grading systems differ widely between countries, grades are not translated to the KTH grading scale.

The entire KTH policy for credit transfer is included in the KTH regulatory framework,

Studies abroad

Students on the programme have the opportunity to do the degree project abroad.

Degree project

The programme includes a degree project which is a course of 15 credits.

Regarding the degree project:

  • It may not be commenced until 30 credits have been obtained and when a final grade has been received in relevant courses which concern the content of the degree project

  • It may be commenced after the examiner has approved the assignment

  • It is based on the knowledge obtained during the study period and is usually carried out in the spring semester

  • It shall constitute proof of an independent piece of work comprising theoretical and/or experimental activity with an accompanying written report and oral presentation

  • Supervisors are appointed by the examiner

KTH's rules for degree projects are found in the KTH regulatory framework,


The student must personally apply for a certificate. Applications are made by logging on to where “Applications for degrees” is found under the heading “Programme”.

Introductory courses and preparatory courses cannot be included as part of the degree.
Courses whose content is similar to one or more other courses within the programme cannot be counted as part of the 60 credits that form the basis for the degree.

In order to obtain a Degree of Master in Applied Logistics, a Degree of Master of Science (60 credits), a passing grade is required in all courses included in the student's study plan. The study plan consists of the compulsory courses that the student has followed and the degree project. The study plan must include at least 60 credits.
Application for a certificate is done according to KTH instructions, see

KTH's local Degree Ordinance is found in the KTH regulatory framework,