Last edit: 13/01/2021
Approved: 13/01/2021

This information applies to students starting the programme in the 2020/2021 academic year. There may be some changes to the content in Year 2 of the programme. Always check www.kth.se/utbildning for the latest information about the programme.

Knowledge and understanding

After completing the programme the students will:

  • Demonstrate knowledge on theories and concepts in urban planning, transport and sustainability.
  • Demonstrate advanced methodological knowledge in the area of the built environment.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of economic models of transport and urban development.

Skills and abilities

After completing the programme, the students will acquire practical skills to:

  • Demonstrate the ability to critically, independently, and creatively participate in strategic work to address transport-related issues and to relate these issues to sustainable development, planning processes, physical infrastructure and transport
  • Demonstrate the ability to prepare decision support for transport systems and urban planning, applying a systems perspective and addressing both public actors and the general public.
  • Demonstrate the ability to report and discuss findings, as well as the knowledge and arguments that form the basis for them in both oral and written forms, in national and international contexts, and in dialog with diverse groups.
  • Demonstrate the ability to contribute to and lead sustainable planning from a systems perspective.
  • Demonstrate the ability to participate in the development of strategies for technological transitions in the area of urban mobility.

Ability to make judgments and adopt a standpoint

After completing the programme, the students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate insights into the roll that transport and mobility play in society and its influence on the built environment, as well as humans’ responsibility for how transport and mobility are used, including ethical, social, and sustainability perspectives.
  • Demonstrate the ability to identify the need for further knowledge and take responsibility for developing that knowledge.