Professional Qualifications Before 1 July 2007

Note: None of the qualifications below have been updated with credits and so the credits need to be recalculated to equal the correct requirements. 1 credit = 1.5 ECTS credits (högskolepoäng or hp).

Professional qualifications in undergraduate education at the University of Gävle

(The Qualifications Ordinance (SFS 1993:100) and local regulations to the degree ordinance for undergraduate higher education, 27.04.1993, 26.05.2000)

University Diploma in xx Engineering

(Högskoleingenjörsexamen) In order to be awarded a University Diploma in xx Engineering in the range of 80-119 credits at the University of Gävle the student must have passed courses worth at least 80 credits. The qualification must include at least 10 credits in mathematics and at least 40 credits in a main subject with specialisation worth at least 5 credits at level C and a degree project worth 10 credits.

Bachelor of Science in xx Engineering

(Högskoleingenjörsexamen) In order to be awarded a Bachelor of Science in xx Engineering for at least 120 credits at the University of Gävle the student must have passed courses worth at least 120 credits. The degree must include at least 10 credits in mathematics and at least 50 credits in a main subject with a specialisation worth at least 10 credits at level C and a degree project worth 10 credits at at least level B plus 20 credits in a related subject. Mathematics for 20 credits may be counted as a related subject if the programme syllabus does not set particular requirements for the related subject.

Bachelor of Science in xx Engineering post 2005

(Högskoleingenjörsexamen)
(Local regulation, applies to students accepted on an engineering programme from autumn term 2005 onwards at the University of Gävle) In order to be awarded a Bachelor of Science in xx Engineering for 120 credits at the University of Gävle the student must have passed courses worth 120 credits. The degree must include at least 60 credits in a main technical area, of which at least 40 credits are in one technical field (main subject) and at least 20 credits are in other technical courses in the main technical area. The main technical area is to include specialised studies worth at least 10 credits at second cycle level (level C). In addition to these, a degree project is required worth 10 credits at the lowest undergraduate level (level B), engineering-related courses worth at least 20 credits and mathematics worth at least 10 credits. The remaining scope within 120 credits can be used for broader study or additional specialisation. See the programme syllabus for additional requirements.

Bachelor/Master of Education

(Lärarexamen)
Note! All credits should be recalculated as ECTS credits) Scope: Bachelor/Master of Education is attained after completion of required courses amounting to 140, 160, 180, 200 or 220 credits. The education is to cover the following three integrated education areas: a general education area for 60 credits, an education area with one or more specialisations of at least 40 credits in a subject or subject area and an education area with a specialisation with at least 20 credits. In the general education area the cross-disciplinary subject studies should cover at least 30 credits. For teaching and other educational activities in pre-schools, pre-school class, early years of comprehensive school and after school clubs (fritidshem) and for mother tongue at least 140 credits are required, — for later years of comprehensive school and upper secondary school, however, apart from vocational subjects at upper secondary school, 180 credits are required including one and two specialisation(s) respectively for at least 60 credits in the relevant subject(s) or subject area(s). 120 credits are required to teach vocational subjects at upper secondary school. Instead of specialisation, extensive professional experience is required, plus relevant higher education for at least 60 credits or equivalent education. For teaching in Swedish and Social Studies, respectively in the later years of comprehensive school at least 60 credits are required and for upper secondary school at least 80 credits are required in subjects relevant to these subjects. For mother tongue teaching a specialisation worth at least 60 credits is required in the relevant subject area. Miscellaneous: Of the general education area, at least 10 credits are to be from teaching practice. At least 10 credits per specialisation are similarly to be from teaching practice. In order to obtain a Bachelor/Master of Education students must have completed an independent project (degree project) worth 10 credits. For upper secondary school, courses at level C must have been completed. The degree certificate must state the specialisations that the student has completed and for which education or activity the training is intended.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

(Sjuksköterskeexamen) A Bachelor of Science in Nursing is obtained on completion of required courses for a total of 120 credits.

Bachelor of Science in Social Care

(Social omsorgsexamen) Bachelor of Science in Social Care specialising in the elderly, people with disabilities and people with learning difficulties is obtained on completion of required courses for a total of 120 credits.

Bachelor of Science in Social Work Graduate Diploma in xx Specialist Nursing

(Specialistsjuksköterskeexamen) A Graduate Diploma in xx Specialist Nursing can be completed in emergency health care, public health care, health care for children and young people, psychiatric care, care of the elderly and as a primary care nurse. Scope: A Graduate Diploma in xx Specialist Nursing is gained on completion of required courses for a total of 40 credits. A total of 50 credits is required for a Graduate Diploma specialising in primary care nursing. The course is to include clinical training and its extent is to be adapted to the need for the respective specialist area and specialisation. In addition a nursing licence issued by the National Board of Health and Welfare is also required. The degree certificate is to state the specialist area and, where appropriate, the specialisation that the qualification concerns. Objective (in addition to the general objectives in Chapter 1, Section 9 of the Higher Education Act). In order to obtain a Graduate Diploma in xx Specialist Nursing the nurse must have the ability within the specialist area to take responsibility in consultation with the patient/the patient´s family to identify care needs, set up a care plan, lead and evaluate care measures and take the initiative for and lead quality development in care work, the skills and knowledge required to take responsibility within the specialist area for the provision of medical equipment, — the ability to participate in planning, monitoring and developing activities and to contribute towards the efficient use of resources. In addition to this the objectives laid down by the respective higher education college apply. The University of Gävle offers a Graduate Diploma in xx Specialist Nursing with the following specialisations: — emergency care with a focus on anaesthesia care — emergency care with a focus on intensive care — psychiatric care — primary care — health care for children and young people — care of the elderly

University Diploma in Applied...

(Yrkesteknisk examen) University Diplomas in Applied subjects are gained on completion of required courses for at least 60 credits. In addition there is a relevant professional experience requirement.

Vocational Degree

(Yrkeshögskoleexamen) Vocational Degrees are gained on completion and passing of required courses for 80 credits which must have been obtained in a vocational degree programme laid down by the University of Gävle.

Published by: Lisa Olsson Page responsible: Maria Strand Updated: 2016-12-07
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