Single subject courses for working professionals

Chalmers offers the possibility for working professionals who have accumulated at least one year’s work experience since receiving their Bachelor’s degree to apply for single subject courses.
Application and tuition fees
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Read the information at before you submit your application.
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Find out the current price for a course at Chalmers in Swedish kronor (SEK). The price listed refers to one (1) credit and applies  to all applicants liable to pay application and tuition fees.
Tuition fees at Chalmers

  • Submit your application at using the application code CTH- 99994 (for spring semester) and CTH-99995 (for autumn semester) "Single subject courses for working professionals".
  • Your application must be supplemented by a document in which you clearly state the name/s and course code/s of the selected course/s as well as supporting documentation proving your eligibility (including documented work experience). The application is valid only when completed by the required documentation on time.
  • Please note that the amount of credits that you can be admitted to is limited to 30 credits per semester. If you apply for courses above this scope you must prioritize them in the supplemented document.
  • Limitations; neither Bachelor’s thesis nor Vocational language courses for students enrolled in a Bachelor’s or a Master’s programme at Chalmers are not available as single subject courses.
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Application periods
Submit your on-line application between 15 March and 15 April for autumn semester courses and between 15 September and 15 October for spring semester courses (and summer courses) , the dates may vary from year to year, find the exact dates here. The last day for your supporting documentation to have reached University Admissions in Sweden is the same day as the last day to make an on time application.

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For academic documents different regulations applies to different countries. Check what is required for your country before you submit any documentation.
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Entry requirements
  • An academic degree equivalent to a Swedish Bachelor’s degree of 180 credits or the corresponding (minimum 3-year long programme in a non-specified education area).
  • Swedish 3 or the equivalent, for courses taught in Swedish.
  • At least 12 months of documented work experience* accumulated after the applicant’s Bachelor’s degree studies. This work experience may be in any field and do not need to be related to the applicant’s educational profile.
  • Specific eligibility requirements and course-specific requirements may also apply.
*) Regular working hours for full-time work is 38 hours/week. Please note that it is required to have worked at least 50%, part-time. Part-time work can be specified in hours, days or percentages.

When there are more applicants than available places in the course, a selection needs to be made. Applicants who meet the eligibility requirements are ranked by longest work experience, beyond the required 12 months.

It is common that no surplus places can be offered since Chalmers is foremost a degree university (students admitted to 3 or 5 or 2-years programmes).

Chalmers Admissions does not have any information regarding your chances of being offered a place and is unable to answer questions on this subject beforehand.

For questions regarding your application and admission, please contact Chalmers Admissions:

Published: Thu 18 Dec 2014. Modified: Wed 02 May 2018