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Postgraduate Overview

Stockholm University offers more than 75 master’s programmes taught in English within the following areas:

  • Computer Science
  • Business and Economics
  • Arts and Humanities
  • Media and Communications
  • Human, Social and Political Science and Law
  • Science and Mathematics
  • Languages and Linguistics

A requirement for all Master's programmes is the possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher learning, corresponding to at least 180 credits in the European Credit Transfer System. The specific requirements vary between the programmes. Most programmes have requirements of a specific major subject in your Bachelor's degree.

All courses and programmes at Stockholm University require proof of proficiency in English. You can demonstrate that you meet the English language requirement through certain upper secondary (high school) studies, certain university studies, or an internationally approved English test:
-   IELTS: An overall mark of 6.5 and no section below 5.5.
-  TOEFL iBT (We do not accept TOEFL ITP) Internet-based: Total score of 90 with minimum score of 20 in written test.

Individuals who are citizens of countries outside of the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland are required to pay application and tuition fees. The tuition fee per academic year for studies within the Humanities/Social Sciences/Law is SEK 90,000 and within the Sciences SEK 140,000.
All prospective students regardless of country of origin, should apply via the national admissions website www.universityadmissions.se. Apply by 15 January each year.

How to apply – a step-by-step guide: http://www.su.se/english/education/application-admissions/application-a-step-by-step-guide.

Swedish language courses are offered at different levels for both international and exchange students. The courses are normally taken in addition to the main course selection and are free of charge.

University Highlights

Total students - 27,085


International students - 9,187


Total faculty staff - 2,325


Total students - 27,085


International students - 9,187

Total faculty staff - 2,325

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