Degrees

DegreesWith a university degree – which is usually the aim of your studies –  you are well equipped for the professional life outside the university.

A degree from Uppsala University is internationally recognised and will provide you with qualifications that are high demand in both the Swedish and international labour market. You will also be well prepared to pursue a PhD.

Levels of higher education and degrees

There are three levels of higher education and the degrees awarded at each level are:

First level: Higher Education Diploma (120 credits), Bachelor's degree (180 credits)
Second level: Master of Arts/Science (60 credits), Master of Arts/Science (120 credits)
Third level: Licentiate (120 credits), Doctor (PhD) (240 credits)

A programme leads to a general or a professional degree. A general degree must include a major and a minor field of study.

About the degrees