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Guide to Search Education

In the course catalog you can read more about the programmes and courses. You will also find programme syllabus, qualification descriptor and course syllabus. “Search…” at www.ltu.se/?=en or through the form ”Search education”. In addition to free text search for courses, you can narrow your search. Read more about different search options.

Search

You will find active programmes, courses and degrees via “Search…” at www.ltu.se/?=en and also through the form ”Search education”.

In addition to free text search for courses, you can narrow your search. Below is an explanation of the search options.

To search click the button “Search »”.

Description search options

Search option

Description

Search education

Select

  • programme if you want to become a student and read a programme leading to a degree
  • freestanding course if you want to take a freestanding course at the university
  • I am a programme student if you already are a programme student and want to search for courses in you programme or courses that may be selected as an optional course
  • Exchange student at LTU if you are a prospective exchange student, nominated for exchange by home university.
  • Degree if you are interested in reading more about a degree

Select semester

Select the start semester you are interested in.

Study period

Each semester is divided into study periods. Autumn semester consists of: study period 1 and study period 2. Spring semester consists of: study period 3 and study period 4.

Select the study period you are interested in.

Search

Enter a word or words in the box.

If you want to search using multiple words, you must enter a wildcard character (*) for recognizing the words written between and after the words. Example) Degree project * Natural Resources *

Currently open for application

Select ”Show only courses and programmes that are currently open for application” if you only are interested in the programmes and courses that is open for application at universityadmissions.se.

Please note! Exchange student at LTU apply otherwise.

Level

Level means what type of entry requirements a certain course or programme has.

To study a course at level...

preparatory you do not need any previous higher education studies

first cycle you may need previous higher education studies. Read the course description to find out what's required

second cycle aways requires previous higher education

Select ”Show only courses and programmes that do not require previous university studies” if you only are interested in programmes or courses for beginners.

Location

Choose the city you are interested in.

"Flexible" means that the place of study is flexible.

Type of study

You can choose to show distance courses only, or only distance courses without mandatory meetings.

Instructional time

You can choose to search for programmes or courses based on information about instructional time for example daytime, evening or weekend.

Pace of study

If you study 100%, this means that your study pace is full-time. To study full-time means taking a minimum of 30 credits per semester.

If you study less than 100%, this means that your study pace is part-time. Part-time means studying less than 30 credits per term.

You should select "All" if you don't mind whether the course is full-time or part-time.

Language

Select the language of instruction.

Degrees

Select the degree you'd like to obtain.

Department

A department is the primary site for students, researchers, teachers and others. The department carries out teaching and research in one or several closely related topics.

Module

For students attending a programme it may be important to see in which module a course is given. Courses in the same module involves scheduling conflicts and exam clash.

You can search for courses in a particular module by specifying the module number, such as 2 or 4, or enter a specific combination, such as 1+6.

It is also possible to narrow your search by using “Areas of interest” or “Subject”.

Discontinued education

 Discontinued education will be presented when you use”Show only discontinued educations”.

Search result

From the search result it is possible to move on to the education page or directly to the detail information for a specific semester, to read more about application, entry requirements or selection. It is also possible to go directly to the qualification descriptor, the programme syllabus or the course syllabus.

The qualification descriptor includes local and central requirements that must be met for a particular degree. In order to fulfill the course requirements a student can attend a programme or if no programme is offered take free standing courses that meets the requirements in the list of compulsory courses for the exam.

The programme syllabus includes a description of the programme structure and its courses.

The course syllabus includes a description of the course and literature to be used. Within ten weeks before the course starts, a current course syllabus is published.

Education pages

The education front page gives you information about when the education is offered.

Click the “Read more  »” button for more information about the education. When it is possible to apply to the programme or the course you can do so via universityadmissions.se. Please note! Exchange students at LTU apply otherwise.

Application

Term

Description

Period

Information about when the programme or the course starts.

For courses you also will get information about;

Study period: Each semester is divided into study periods. Autumn semester consists of: study period 1 and study period 2. Spring semester consists of: study period 3 and study period 4.

Module: For students attending a programme it may be important to see in which module a course is given. Courses in the same module involves scheduling conflicts and exam clash.

"No module" means that the course will not be modulated.

"Will be published" means that it is not yet determined which module the course has.

Teaching

Information about instructional time (i.e daytime, weekend) and pace of study. Programmes can be completed in full-time (100%), but there are exceptions. Many courses are conducted at part-time (50 %) as a course often is taught in parallel with another course. Full-time equivalent to 30 credis per semester.

Meetings

Distance learning often involves a combination of meetings on campus, learning center and/or via information and communication technologies. A compulsory meeting means a meeting where physical presence is a must, unlike the non compulsory meetings where attendance is optional.

Entry requirements

In order to be qualified for the courses and programmes you apply for, you must meet certain general and specific entry requirements.

These requirements differ depending on the level of the course or programme – bachelor's or master's – and what is required for the specific course or programme.

Selection

All students who apply for a specific course or programme, and meet the general and specific entry requirements, compete with one another for the places that are available.

Depending on the type of documentation you have submitted and how each university selects its applicants, your application will be placed in a suitable selection group. Applicants with the same type of documents will thus be competing for a place in a course or programme with other people from this group.