Degree Requierments - qualification descriptors

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General degrees

Högskoleexamen (Higher Education Diploma)

Högskoleexamen med inriktning mot xx (translated into Higher Education Diploma with specialization in Xx) is always indicated with a major subject as specialization (Xx).  See the qualification descriptor for the requirements:

Qualification descriptor for Higher Education DiplomaListen

Kandidatexamen (Degree of Bachelor)

General degrees – first cycle

Kandidatexamen med huvudområdet xx (translated into Degree of Bachelor of Arts/Science with a major in Xx), often with indication of faculty in the Swedish degree title and always with a major subject (Xx). See the qualification descriptor for the requirements:

Qualification descriptor for Degree of BachelorListen

Magisterexamen (Degree of Master - 60 credits)

General degrees – second cycle

Magisterexamen med huvudområdet xx (translated into Degree of Master of Arts/Science – 60 credits – with a major in Xx), often with indication of faculty in the Swedish degree title and always with a major subject (Xx). See the qualification descriptor for the requirements:

Qualification descriptor for Degree of Master (60 credits)Listen

Masterexamen (Degree of Master 120 credits)

General degrees – second cycle

Masterexamen med huvudområdet Xx (translated into Degree of Master of Arts/Science – 120 credits – with a major in Xx), often with indication of faculty in the Swedish degree title and always with a major subject (Xx). See the qualification descriptor for the requirements:

Qualification descriptor for Degree of Master (120 credits)Listen

Licentiatexamen (Degree of Licentiate)

Research degrees – third cycle

Licentiatexamen i ämnet xx (translated into Degree of Licentiate in Xx), always indicated with the faculty in the Swedish degree title and a subject (Xx), requires at least 120 credits, including a thesis of at least 60 credits. All courses required must be stated in an individual study plan approved by the faculty board. See the Subject ListListen for possible subjects.

Doktorsexamen (Degree of Doctor of Philosophy)

Research degrees – third cycle

Doktorsexamen i ämnet xx (translated into Degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Xx), always indicated with the faculty and a subject (Xx), requires 240 credits, including a thesis of 120 credits. The thesis has to be defended at a public disputation. All courses required must be stated in an individual study plan approved by the faculty board. See the Subject ListListen for possible subjects.

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