KTH Royal Institute of Technology

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
14619 EUR/year
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The Mathematics programme at KTH Royal Institute of Technology stems directly from the prominent research groups at KTH and SU, taking full advantage of the broad spectrum of expertise available at both universities.


The courses in the Mathematics programme at KTH Royal Institute of Technology are organised into three blocks: basic, profile and broadening. 

The basic block provides an in-depth education in Mathematics at an advanced level. Within this block, it is mandatory to take one course in each of the following areas: algebra and geometry, analysis, topology, and discrete mathematics.

In the profile block, courses are chosen freely to specialise and prepare for the master's degree project – the subject is regarded in a broad sense, including mathematical statistics, optimisation theory and theoretical computer science. 

The broadening block contains courses on theory and methodology of science, communication of mathematical subjects and a half term of freely elective courses.

The partnership with SU makes this program unique and allows to offer courses in a broad selection of topics within mathematics.


Mathematics is becoming increasingly important in society, and one key function of this programme is to educate tomorrow’s industrial mathematicians. 

Problem solving and logical thinking are important qualities that employers look for, and training these abilities lies at the heart of our programme. 

In the basic block, students will be given the opportunity to take their general skills to an advanced level by studying core subjects in mathematics. 

More specialised or interdisciplinary areas of expertise can be studied in our profile and broadening block, giving the student the necessary means to adequately prepare for the job market. 

The job prospects are outstanding and most students find good jobs relatively shortly after graduating. Many find jobs as a data analyst, financial analyst and software engineering at variety of companies, including Google.

Stockholm's mathematical community hosts world leading experts and research groups in different areas. Students will have the opportunity to interact closely with these researchers, providing a platform to those who consider continuing to a doctoral degree at KTH, SU or another internationally renowned institution. Several of our students pursue doctoral studies after graduating.

Programme Structure

Topics covered:
  • Algebra
  • Analysis
  • Discrete mathematics
  • Geometry
  • Mathematical physics
  • Topology

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

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • The following is required for the Master's programme: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher learning, corresponding to at least 180 credits in the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS), or equivalent academic qualifications from an internationally recognised university.
  • You may still apply if you have not yet obtained your bachelor's degree but you will be awarded the degree by the beginning of the fall semester.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14619 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29239 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 310,000.


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