University of Göthenburg

 

University of Göthenburg (GU) is a home to about 38 000 students and 6 000 employees that make the institution a large and inspiring place to work and study. With a continuous flow of new research and ideas, GU meets societal challenges with diverse knowledge.

As the third-oldest university in Sweden GU is famous for its broad-ranging research characterized by innovative, multidisciplinary cooperation, closely linked to education that stands in close contact with society.

The University of Göthenburg prides itself of talented alumni, who continue to make a change all around the world, within many reputed companies like Volvo and IKEA as well as in leading research roles. One of the university’s most famous alumni is Jan Eliasson, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, with a long track record of conflict prevention and mediation missions.

GU gives you the chance to study in the very heart of the second largest city in Sweden, and one of the most student-friendly cities in the world, providing endless opportunities for networking, close connections to the local community and companies.

Information about September 2019 intake

1. Bachelor in Software Engineering and Management

Application deadline: 15 January 2019

Duration: 3 years (180 credits)

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  1. HSC diploma
  2. Mathematics C level
  3. Mathematics level 3b/3c or equivalent
  4. IELTS: 6.0*

Tuition:
Full programme cost: 422,088 SEK*
First payment:70,348 SEK

Application fee: 900 SEK

2. Master in Computer Science

Application deadline: 15 January 2019

Duration: 2 years (120 credits)

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent. Independent project (degree project) of at least 15 credits; at least 15 credits from programming or equivalent; and at least 7.5 credits in discrete mathematics or discrete structures or equivalent.
  2. Letter of motivation
  3. IELTS: 6.0 *

Tuition:
Full programme cost: 281,392 SEK
First payment: 70,348 SEK

Application fee: 900 SEK

3.International Master’s Programme in Information Technology and Learning

Application deadline: 15 January 2019

Duration: 2 years (120 credits)

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  1. Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 180 higher education credits or an equivalent degree
  2. CV (one page) and Statement of Intent (max 650 words)
  3. IELTS: 6.0 *

Tuition:
Full programme cost: 249,002 SEK
First payment: 62,251 SEK

Application fee: 900 SEK

4. Master in Communication

Application deadline: 15 January 2019

Duration: 2 years (120 credits)

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  1. Bachelor’s degree of 180 credits or corresponding.
  2. IELTS: 6.0 *

Tuition:
Full programme cost: 281,392 SEK
First payment: 70,348 SEK

Application fee: 900 SEK

5.Master of Science in Economics

Application deadline: 15 January 2019

Duration: 2 years (120 credits)

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  1. – An equivalent Bachelor’s degree of at least 180 credits
  2. – The previous university education must include either:

A)

–        minimum 60 credits in Economics or equivalent

–        minimum 7.5 credits in Econometrics/Regression Analysis or equivalent.

–        minimum 15 credits in Statistics, or 7.5 credits in Statistics and 7.5 credits in quantitative methods and/or Mathematics.

The credits in Econometrics/Regression Analysis or equivalent may be included in the general statistics requirement or in addition to this)

or

B)

at least a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics or in an Engineering programme with a quantitative or mathematical orientation.

3. IELTS: 6.0 *

Tuition:
Full programme cost: 161,952 SEK
First payment: 40,488 SEK

Application fee: 900 SEK

6.Master of Science in Finance

Application deadline: 15 January 2019

Duration: 2 years (120 credits)

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  1. A relevant Bachelor’s degree of at least 180 credits
  2. The previous university education must include either:

A)

–       a minimum of 7.5 credits in Finance,

–       a minimum of 15 credits in Microeconomics (of which at least 7.5 credits is on an intermediate level).

–       a minimum of 15 credits in Statistics, or 7.5 credits in Statistics and 7.5 credits in quantitative methods and/or Mathematics,

or

B)

at least a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics or in an Engineering programme with a quantitative or mathematical orientation.

3. IELTS: 6.0 *

Tuition:
Full programme cost: 161,952 SEK

First payment: 40,488 SEK

Application fee: 900 SEK

 

7.Master of Science in Management

Application deadline: 15 January 2019

Duration: 2 years (120 credits)

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  1. A relevant Bachelor’s degree of at least 180 credits
  2. a minimum of 30 credits in subject areas related to Business Administration, Economics, Human Resource Management and/or Labour Relations.
  3. a minimum of 15 credits in Statistics, or 7.5 credits in Statistics and 7.5 credits in quantitative methods and/or Mathematics.
  4. IELTS: 6.0 *

Tuition:
Full programme cost: 161,952 SEK

First payment: 40,488 SEK

Application fee: 900 SEK

 

8.Master in Strategic Human Resource Management and Labour Relations

Application deadline: 15 January 2019

Duration: 2 years (120 credits)

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  1. a Bachelor’s degree in HRM and Labour Relations or an equivalent, corresponding to at least 180 credits (Equivalent degrees include Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences or Business Administration.)

Note: A bachelor’s degree in Economics or Law does not give eligibility

2.IELTS: 6.0 *

Tuition:
Full programme cost: 168,026 SEK

First payment: 42,007 SEK

Application fee: 900 SEK

 

 

 

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For students from Bangladesh, English studies at upper secondary (high school) level not sufficient to meet Göthenburg University’s general language entry requirement. Thus, you must demonstrate your eligibility through an internationally approved English test. We recommend the IELTS because it is most widely recognized and provides you with the opportunity to apply for the highest number of institutions and programs not only in Sweden but also in many other countries.

 

Your application will be assessed accordingly to the requirements for English 6 as stated on the University Admissions website: