Civil and Architectural Engineering at the KTH Royal Institute of Technology.
The programme offers the student a wide and attractive selection of courses in civil and architectural engineering with the possibility to acquire in-depth knowledge in a field of choice. The programme starts with fundamental, compulsory courses before moving into elective and more advanced-level courses.
There are two main tracks in the programme; Civil Engineering and Architectural Engineering. The Civil Engineering track is devoted to techniques for designing, constructing and maintaining roads, streets, railway track, bridges and tunnels. The Architectural Engineering track is concerned with the engineering design and analysis of buildings with an emphasis on system-level performance and in a lifecycle perspective.
The teaching methods are a mix of lectures, exercises, industry project work and laboratory work. During the education, the programme interacts with industry in many ways. One way is through project work in cooperation with experts from industry, and another is the involvement of experts from industry as teachers.
The building sector has a long-term impact on the built environment, and the Civil and Architectural Engineering programme meets a well-recognised need for engineers with the knowledge and ability to design and construct infrastructure, residential housing and workplaces with an optimal technology in terms of economy and environmental impact. This master’s programme will provide its graduates with an internationally required competence, and excellent future value in both research and industry.
After graduation the student will be prepared for a professional career as a consultant mainly working with the design of building and infrastructure as roads, railways, tunnels and bridges. The student will also be prepared to work in the construction industry, as well as in public authorities, such as the road or rail administrations working either as designer or project leader. Furthermore, the students will be able to pursue an academic research career and continue towards a PhD. Due to our cooperation with industry especially during master's thesis work or different projects, the students have the opportunity to meet people from industry and make a first contact which often leads to a job opportunity.
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