Sweden
Entry Requirements

Language Proficiency
Before being accepted to a higher education programme in Sweden, all applicants must demonstrate a minimum proficiency in English by taking the competitive tests like IELTS or TOEFL. For international applicants whose native language is not English, they have to demonstrate proficiency in English by obtaining a minimum score of 85 points out of 120 in TOEFL or a minimum band score of 6.5 out of 9.0 in IELTS.

Academic Requirments
Basic level
To be admitted to a programme at the diploma or bachelor’s program, a student must complete an education at the gymnasieskola level or it’s equivalent (12th in India). The degrees that can be obtained at this level are:

University Diploma, 2 years, 120 higher education credits

Degree of Bachelor, 3 years, 180 higher education credits


Advanced level
To be admitted to a programme at the advanced level, a student must have obtained a 3-year Swedish degree at the basic level or a corresponding degree from another country or some corresponding qualification. The degrees that can be obtained at the advanced level are:

Degree of Master (One year) 1 year, 60 higher education credits

Degree of Master (Two years) 2 years, 120 higher education credits

Both degrees require completing a thesis. The Degree of Master (Two years) is a new degree that is intended to be closely linked to continuing education at the graduate level.

Graduate level
To be admitted to a programme at the graduate level, a student must have obtained a Swedish degree at the advanced level or completed at least 4 years of full-time study with at least one year at the advanced level or a corresponding degree from another country or equivalent knowledge. The degrees that can be obtained at the graduate level are:

Degree of Licentiate, 2 years, 120 higher education credits

Degree of Doctor (PhD), 4 years, 240 higher education credits

Postgraduate academic titles are docent (associate professor), professor (full professor) and prefect (head of department).