A licentiate comprises 120 credits of research studies, which corresponds to two years of full-time study. A licentiate can form a stage in your studies for those admitted to a PhD, but you can also end your studies with a licentiate. The academic thesis is called a licentiate thesis and is presented and assessed at a public seminar. For a licentiate degree, you must have passed the courses that form part of the programme and the licentiate thesis.
Regulations and forms
- Regulations on licentiate degrees (PDF, 283 kB, opens in a new tab)
- Decision regarding remuneration for external opponent (PDF, 278 kB, opens in a new tab)
- Form: Application for licentiate seminar (Word, 115 kB, opens in a new tab)
- Template (in Swedish only) for decision on licentiate thesis (Word, 123 kB, opens in a new tab)
You apply for a degree certificate through an application form.