Royal Institute of Technology
This institutional profile has been created for use by University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate programs.
Other names: Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan; KTH.
First degree/qualification: Prior to July, l993: arkitektexamen; civilingenjörsexamen på; driftingenjörsexamen; högskoleexamen i/på. After July, l993: arkitektexamen; civilingenjörsexamen på; kandidatexamen. (120-180 points) (3-4.5 years).The above can be translated as bachelor, master, university diploma.
Minimum quality for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: 4.0/5.0.
Minimum level for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: Completion of 4 year degree program (160 points).
Documents required: Official transcript/list of subjects and grades; official certification of degree and date awarded in Swedish and English.
Description: Instituted in 1798; became the Royal Institute of Technology in l876; the oldest and largest school for engineering education and technical research in Sweden. The usual admission requirement is the avgångsbetyg from gymnasieskola (upper secondary leaving certificate) (12-13 years of education under l970 law; 12 years under 1992 law).
|5||Och med beröm godkänd||And with praise pass||A|
|4||Icke utan beröm godkänd||Not without praise pass||B|
Only pass grades reported. 40 points equal one academic year.
Language of instruction: Swedish and English.
- Magisterexamen: 1.5 year, broad or in depth emphasis.
- Teknologie licentiatexamen/licentiate in/of engineering: 2 years after first degree.
- Teknologie doktorsexamen/doctor of philosophy: 4 years after first degree.
Last updated: Sep 27, 2005