University of Birmingham and Sweden

 

We have a long tradition of welcoming students from Sweden. There are currently 30 Swedish students following a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses at the University.

Matilda Lundberg

International Business MSc

“I have met so many intelligent and amazing people from different backgrounds, which has given me lots of new experiences. I also feel that I am continuously improving my academic and analytical skills which I am very happy about, as that is one of the reasons why I decided to do a Masters.”

 

Entry requirements

The following information is for guidance only and should be used together with the University's general entrance requirements and any specific degree programme requirements. 

Foundation Pathways

For further information visit the Birmingham International Academy website.

Undergraduate

Holders of the Fullständigt Slutbetyg från Gymnasieskolan / Slutbetyg från Komvux / Avgangsbetyg (previously Studentexamen) with the following grade equivalencies:

A*AA: 10 subjects at A and the remainder at B.
AAA: 10 subjects at A and the remainder at B.
AAB: 9 subjects at A and the remainder at B.
ABB: Majority of subjects at A, remainder at B
BBB: Majority of subjects at B.

Subject specific requirements:
A*/A - A
B - B 

In addition to the standard qualifications that we accept as proof of English language proficiency, students from Sweden who have obtained at least Väl godkänd (VG) in English within the Fullständigt Slutbetyg från Gymnasieskolan / Slutbetyg från Komvux / Avgangsbetyg are considered to have satisfied the University’s English language requirements for undergraduate entry.

Postgraduate

Holders of a good Kandidatexamen (Bachelors degree) or Yrkesexamen (Professional Bachelors degree) from a recognised Swedish Higher Education institution with the majority of subjects with a grade of VG (Val godkänd) for 2:1 equivalency, or G (godkänd) for 2:2 equivalency, will be considered for entry to taught postgraduate programmes.

Holders of a good Kandidatexamen (Bachelors degree) or Yrkesexamen (Professional Bachelors degree) from a recognised Swedish Higher Education institution with the majority of subjects with a grade of VG (Val godkänd), and/or a good Magisterexamen (Masters degree), International Masters degree or Licentiatexamen (comparable to a UK Mphil), will be considered for entry to postgraduate research programmes.

English Language

You will be required to provide evidence of your English ability. Please view the entry requirements for specific programme requirements.

If you do not have the required level of English or would like to improve your English before the start of the academic year, you can take one of our pre-sessional English language courses.

  

Contact Us

Undergraduate enquiries (Bachelors) to: admissions@bham.ac.uk

Erasmus and Study Abroad enquiries to: studyabroad@bham.ac.uk 

Postgraduate enquiries (Masters and PhDs) to: c.e.pattison@bham.ac.uk

British Council

The British Council has offices in many countries throughout the world which are able to provide you with advice about studying in the UK. Most offices also have an education library and internet facilities where you can consult university material. The British Council can also provide advice about funding opportunities.

British Council Sweden
Web: www.britishcouncil.se

Funding

For undergraduate study, EU students can apply for a tuition fee loan from the British Government.

For taught and research Masters courses, EU students (subject to meeting the eligibility criteria) can apply for a postgraduate loan of up to £10,280 for the 2017-18 academic year.

For a comprehensive list of all the awards on offer at the University for home/EU and international students, please consult the undergraduate or postgraduate funding databases.

Additional sources of funding may be available from your home government or organisations based in your country. In Sweden, financial support may be available through CSN.

 

How to apply

How to apply

Interested in applying? Find out more about how to apply for undergraduate and postgraduate study at the University of Birmingham by watching our video above!

Course Finder Database

Course Finder Database

Find undergraduate and postgraduate courses by searching the University of Birmingham's course finder database. Here you can find out course modules, as well as contact details for course queries.

 

Accommodation

Accommodation

View our range of accommodation options for undergraduate and postgraduate students.

 

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The Postgraduate Recruitment team, academic staff and current students represent the University at study and careers fairs across the UK and the EU. Find full details of our next postgraduate visits.