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
Are you liable to pay an application fee? Read the information at before you submit your application.
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If you are a fee paying student there is a tuition fee. Check 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
  • 15 March - 15 April, using the application code  CTH- 99994 (for the autumn semester)
  • 15 September - 15 October, using the application code  CTH-99995 (for the spring semester)
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 general and specific eligibility for the course/s and documented work experience.

The application must be completed in time with all required documents to be processed.

  • 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.
  • Neither Bachelor’s thesis/degree project nor Vocational language courses (conducted for enrolled Degree students only) are not offered as single subject courses.
  • The number of study places is limited per course. Take note that courses that are offered at first cycle (bachelor’s level) in year 1, are limited and high in demand.
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Key date for supporting documentation
The last day to submit supporting documentation at your personal account at is 15 April for the spring semester and 15 OCtober for the autumn semester (no additional .

Upload your scanned document in the 'Documents' tab in your account at

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
  • 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.

Chalmers Admissions has no 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: Fri 08 Nov 2019.