KTH Royal Institute of Technology

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
24523 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Architecture programme at KTH Royal Institute of Technology consists of two years of full-time study. The students have the opportunity to choose between a wide range of studio themes that addresses contemporary architectural issues.


There is a possibility to develop everything from large scale urban strategies to full scale manufacturing processes. The students will also participate in seminar courses related to specific topics related to ongoing research at the KTH.

The Architecture programme at KTH Royal Institute of Technology consists of studio-based teaching, orientation courses, seminar courses and a final independent degree project. 

Through the different stages of the programme students completes six studio projects, each providing an opportunity to apply and develop skills in varied areas of the learning process. 


A majority of architects who graduate from KTH find a professional role in private architectural firms, but many also work in the public sector. An important development in terms of future career prospects is our additional mission to train students to assume a higher level of legal and financial responsibility in their various professional roles that relate to architecture and planning.

Addressing the challenges related to sustainable development, whilst developing urban landscapes and buildings that offer quality of life and rich business opportunities, calls for innovative architectural strategies, new technologies and economic and social policy initiatives. 

Graduates will leave the programme well equipped to enter the workplace with a variety of skills facilitating successful careers.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Studio Project, Advanced Level
  • Orientation; History, Theory and Technology of Architecture
  • Seminar Course, Advanced Level 
  • Degree Project in Architecture, Second Cycle

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

A bachelor’s degree in Architecture corresponding to 180 ECTS credits or equivalent.

The student has to present a portfolio that demonstrates the necessary skills and the ability to make use of the education as well as independence in utilizing adequate methodology to implement and evaluate architecture projects by the following criteria:
  • Building complexity
  • Development of project/ level of sophistication
  • Technical aspects
  • Design and aesthetics
  • Theoretical, historical and contemporary context
  • Portfolio layout

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24523 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 49046 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.

The full programme tuition fee for non-EU/EEA/Swiss citizens studying this programme is SEK 520,000.


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