At Stockholm University you need to apply for your degree certificate (diploma) after you have completed your studies. In order to receive the degree certificate all courses need to be completed and all other requirements must be fulfilled. When you have finished your studies and want to apply for the award of a qualification, you should apply to receive a degree certificate (diploma). To receive the degree certificate you must have fulfilled all of the requirements.

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Qualification requirements

Local qualification descriptor – applies to those who began their studies in their main field of study autumn semester 2016 or later.

The local qualification descriptors cover general first and second-cycle qualifications. The programme syllabi fill the same function for professional qualifications and the general syllabi contain the provisions for third-cycle qualifications. For more information or translation of the local qualification descriptors, please contact our study advisors.

Local qualification descriptor (in Swedish)

What qualification requirements apply to students who began their studies before autumn semester 2016?

Degree requirements

Teaching and professional qualifications – Those who have completed a professional or teaching qualification according to the educational plan have fulfilled the degree requirements for the programme.

Degree requirements


How to apply for a degree certificate (diploma)

You apply for a degree certificate through the Degree Office. Information on how to apply:

Application for a degree certificate



At the Department of Psychology you should primarily contact our study councellors if you have questions about degrees.

Study councellor - Bachelor's level
Study councellor - Master's level
Study councellor - Master of Psychology/Psychologist programme
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