Swedish universities are leading international research and technology, providing high-quality education, and government subsidizing tuition fees for students of all nationalities in the Swedish Institutions. There is therefore high competition for available positions in universities.
Undergraduate degrees are divided into general and professional, which are:
In Sweden, there are over 200 English-language programs in universities and college colleges. The study time of these programs is usually one year, with the exception of postgraduate engineering programs lasting at least one academic semester more. Postgraduate studies are divided into:
Magisterexamen (Master’s degree): awarded after completing 160 credits (120 credits / 3 years of degree + 40 credits / 1 time graduate = total 160 credits / 4 years of study). Postgraduate studies are divided into:
Magisterexamen med dmnesbredd (refer to students who wish to continue their academic studies in a different field of study than that of their basic degree)
Magisterexamen med ämnesdjup (refer to students who wish to deepen and specialize in a particular field of study)
Civilingenjörsexamen (Master of Science in Engineering): The professional title of Engineer is awarded after a concentration of 180 credits
Vrkesexamen (Professional degree): awarded after the completion of 40 eos 220 credits and mainly in professions related to law, social work, art, medicine, education, engineering, agriculture and forestry. If the student has obtained a Bachelor’s degree, then at least 2 years of study is required for his / her acquisition.