Study In Sweden
Choose Sweden as the country of your higher education for practical oriented, research active education that can give a good job while you yet to complete your study in the university. Sweden ranks among the world’s most innovative nations, is the country of Noble prize. Almost everybody in Sweden speaks in English, your professors in University or the grocery shop or restaurant you come across everyday of your student life.
Swedish Higher Education System
Higher Education in Sweden is offered at three levels:
- Bachelor’s (undergraduate)
- Master’s (graduate)
- and PhD (doctoral)
You have opportunity to do your Bachelor’s program in nearly 100 of courses that too are taught in English. A bachelor’s degree combines in-depth study in your specialized area with studies in complementary subjects. Studies combine theory and practice and a lot of activities that give you great exposure.
Bachelor’s programs – three years of study – 180 ECTS credits
As much as over 900 programs of master’s level courses currently offered in English in Sweden. Master’s programs are a balanced combine study of theory and practical and encourage critical and creative thinking.
You can complete your Master’s program in two years of study, for a total of 60 or 120 ECTS credits. The structure: advanced coursework followed by a research-based master’s thesis.
Coursework usually consists of compulsory core courses as well as elective courses in related fields. This allows you to develop advanced knowledge in your area and specialize according to your specific interests.
Eligible for entry to a master’s degree in Sweden: you must have completed a bachelor’s degree or equivalent apart from other general and program-specific entry requirements.
PhD (doctoral program)
Sweden is among the best options in the world for doing your PhD studies.
PhD programs usually consist of a minimum of four years of full-time study, or 240 ECTS credits.
PHD programs are extensively research oriented. This means most of the time you are engaged in research activities in your chosen study. Theoretical studies comprise of small courses and seminars which are also very important part of your PHD.
All PhD students receive individual tutoring and theses are publicly defended. Some departments may require that the thesis be part of an ongoing project within the department. If your PhD is in the fields of technology, natural science and medicine, you’ll often work as part of a team.
The best part of Swedish PhD; you do not have to pay fees for your PhD program; rather you will get a monthly salary. PhD positions are usually offered as paid positions by universities or external funding bodies.
- Application form, photo, CV and SOP
- 2 Letter of Recommendations, High School Certificate or Diploma
- Copy of passport
- Application fees (paid online)
- TOEFL – 550 ITP, 213 CBT, 80 IBT or IELTS 6.0
- Autumn – begins at the end of August and lasts until mid-January ( a short break at the end of December)
- Spring – runs from mid-January to the beginning of June
Tuition fee (approx.)
- Application Fees: SEK 900
- Undergraduate Programs : SEK 80,000 per year
- Post-graduate Programs : SEK 100,000 per year
Living Expenses (approx.)
The costs will vary depending on where you live and your personal preferences. You can join students union for a small semester wise fees to avail students discounts in many places. For textbooks you may buy from second sales by older students and websites.
- Application form received
- Admissions’ committee deliberation
- Acceptance of order
- Deposit payment & financial support
- Enrolment confirmation certificate
- Visa application
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