Entrance qualifications and selection

Entrance qualifications

A Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in political science or the equivalent.
The meaning of the wording “equivalent”

  • Applicants with 180 higher education credits (högskolepoäng), whereof at least 90 higher education credits in political science, are presumed to have equivalent knowledge.
  • Applicants who are admitted to postgraduate studies or to a master’s program in a subject in social science are also presumed to have equivalent knowledge.

Selection

Among the applicants to separate courses a selection is made in accordance with the following priority:

  1. Applicants with 180 higher education credits (högskolepoäng), whereof at least 90 higher education credits in political science
  2. Applicants who are admitted to postgraduate studies or to a master’s program in a social science subject. Among these applicants the selection is made on the basis of number of higher education credits (maximum 270).
  3. At the same number of higher education credits the selection is made on the basis of quality on previous studies (i.e. grades and quality of essay).