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The Sustainable Technology programme at KTH Royal Institute of Technology is based on the concept of industrial ecology with a focus on the understanding of interactions between technical, economic, social and ecological systems and processes.

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Overview

Industrial ecology is an interdisciplinary framework for designing and operating industrial systems as living systems interdependent with natural systems. It seeks to balance environmental and economic performance within an understanding of local and global ecological constraints.

The courses in the Sustainable Technology programme at KTH Royal Institute of Technology cover a range of interdisciplinary subjects connected to industrial ecology. The students are introduced to tools and knowledge that will enable them to apply technology in a more sustainable way. 

The first semester is dedicated to mandatory courses that will give you an insight in the concepts of industrial ecology, ecosystems and impact of socio-technical systems, system analysis tools used in decision-making and a good base for scientific work .

Career

Students graduating from the master’s programme in Sustainable Technology have a broad spectrum of knowledge and skills adapted to work with sustainable development, both in the private and public sectors. 

The interdisciplinarity of the programme together with the ability to address complex problems, system views and critical thinking makes the student a valuable employee in many kinds of industry and organisations.

Programme Structure

Topics covered:

  • Industrial ecology
  • System analysis and perspectives
  • Cleaner production
  • Circular economy
  • Ecosystem performance
  • Ecological economics
  • Industrial symbiosis
  • Environmental management and transition theory

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
90 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

Programme specific admission requirements

A Bachelor's degree, or equivalent, corresponding to at least 180 ECTS credits, in science or technology.

Programme specific documents

In addition to the general documents required, the following set of documents is required for the Master's programme in Sustainable Technology

  • Thesis Proposal
  • Certificate showing relevant work experience if applicable
  • Autobiographical Statement, Motivation Letter
  • 2 letters of Recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29000 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • Non-EU/EEA/Swiss citizens: The tuition fee for the full programme is SEK 310,000
  • EU/EEA/Swiss citizens: There are no tuition fees for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens

Funding

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