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Ordinance for the Swedish National Defence College

Please note that the translation of this act is only updated twice a year. Last updated November 2011.

This version contains amendments up to and including the Act on Amendment of the Ordinance for the Swedish National Defence College (2010:1751).

The translation is not an official translation. 

Swedish Code of Statutes, SFS no. 2007:1164
Department/Agency: Ministry of Education and Research, Sweden

Chapter 1 Introductory provisions

General provisions

Section 1

This ordinance contains the provisions that in conjunction with the Higher Education Act (1992:1434) apply to the Swedish National Defence College.  In other respects the provisions of the Higher Education Ordinance (1993:100) referred to specifically in this ordinance are to apply. (Ordinance 2010:1751)

Protective security issues

Section 2

The management by the Swedish National Defence College of protective security issues is subject to the provisions of the Protective Security Act (1996:627) and the Protective Security Ordinance (1996:633).

Application of the Higher Education Ordinance

Section 3

Sections 4, 5, 7, 11—14 and 16 of the Higher Education Ordinance (1993:100) apply to the Swedish National Defence College. (Ordinance 2010:1751).

International operations

Section 4

The Swedish National Defence College is the Swedish point of contact for participation in the Partnership for Peace Consortium of Defence Academies and Security Studies Institutes.

Section 5

The Swedish National Defence College may undertake the export of services within its area of operation that is compatible with its mandate in other respects. Ordinance (2010:594).

 

Chapter 2 The board of governors, vice-chancellor and other organisational provisions

Composition of the board of governors  

Section 1

The board of governors of the Swedish National Defence College shall consist of the chair and no more than fourteen other members. Section 4 of Chapter 2 of the Higher Education Act (1992:1434) stipulates that the vice-chancellor is a member of the board.  The Swedish Armed Forces and the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency are each to be represented by one member.

The board of governors shall elect one of its members to act as deputy chair. Ordinance (2008:1030).

Application of the Higher Education Ordinance

Section 2

The provisions of Sections 2—8, 10, 11 & 13 of Chapter 2 of the Higher Education Ordinance (1993:100) apply to the board, vice-chancellor and deputy vice-chancellor. (Ordinance 2010:1751)

The research and study programmes board  

Area of responsibility

Section 3

The Swedish National Defence College shall have a research and study programmes board. The research and study programmes board shall be responsible for research and first and second-cycle study programmes. The board shall also be responsible for any other tasks determined by the Swedish National Defence College's board of governors. (Ordinance 2010:1751)

Members

Section 4

The research and study programmes board shall consist of at least eleven members. The majority of these members shall be persons who hold a post:
  1. as a professor, other teacher or researcher for which at least a PhD or the corresponding qualification is required, or
  2. as a teacher in a certain subject area and who is an officer and has undergone advanced military training or corresponding training.

The members laid down in the first paragraph are to be appointed by election within the higher education institution. The Swedish National Defence College may issue further regulations on who is eligible for election and on the voting procedure.

In addition, the Swedish National Defence College's board of governors shall appoint no more than three members who are suitable for the task and are not employed by the Swedish National Defence College. At least one of these members shall represent the Swedish Armed Forces and one represent the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency.  Students at the Swedish National Defence College are entitled to representation on the board by no fewer than three members. (Ordinance 2010:1751)

Other organisational provisions

Section 5

Pursuant to Sections 5 & 9 of Chapter 2 of the Higher Education Act (1992:1434) the Swedish National Defence College decides on its own internal organisation in addition to the board, vice-chancellor and research and study programmes board. (Ordinance 2010:1751)

Section 6

The provisions on student representation of the first, third and fourth paragraphs of Section 14 of Chapter 2 of the Higher Education Ordinance (1993:100) also apply to the Swedish National Defence College. If a decision is not to be made by the research and study programmes board the third paragraph of Section 14 of Chapter 2 also applies.
The provisions in Section 16 of Chapter 2 of the Higher Education Ordinance on university libraries also applies to the Swedish National Defence College. Ordinance (2010:1751).

Staff disciplinary board

Section 7

There shall be a staff disciplinary board at the Swedish National Defence College. The Swedish National Defence College shall apply the Staff Representatives Ordinance (1987:1101). (Ordinance 2010:1751)

Chapter 3 Appointments at the Swedish National Defence College

Application of the Higher Education Ordinance

Section 1

The provisions laid down in Sections 1, 3—7, 9 and 11—17 of Chapter 4 and in Chapter 5 of the Higher Education Ordinance (1993:100) shall apply to the appointment of professors, senior lecturers, lecturers and doctoral students. (Ordinance 2010:1751)

Section 2

The provisions of Sections 1, 5, 9, 13—15 & 17 of Chapter 4 of the Higher Education Ordinance (1993:100) shall apply to the employment of officers as teachers. Section 6 of the Employment Ordinance (1994:373) shall not apply to these appointments.  The term officer is used in this ordinance to refer to those who have been employed as officers by the Swedish Armed Forces or to foreign officers. (Ordinance 2010:1751)

Chapter 4 First and second-cycle courses and study programmes

Qualifications

Section 1

The only qualifications that may be awarded for first and second-cycle courses and study programmes are those listed in the annex to this ordinance. This annex also lays down in which cycle and in which field a specific qualification shall be awarded and the requirements to be fulfilled for a specific qualification (qualification descriptor). The annex also contains provisions on the title of the qualifications and their translations. (Ordinance 2010:1751)

Application of the Higher Education Ordinance

Section 2

In other respects the provisions of sections 2, 3, 6—11 and 11b—11f, 13—18 and 20—24 of Chapter 6 of the Higher Education Ordinance (1993:100) apply to first and second-cycle courses and study programmes. Ordinance (2009:1072). (Ordinance 2010:1751)

Joint degrees

Section 2a

The Swedish National Defence College may take part in educational cooperation as laid down in the second paragraph of Section 17 of Chapter 1 of the Higher Education Act (1992:1434) only if this cooperation is based on a written agreement. Agreements of this kind may be reached with
  1. a university or higher education institution subject to the Higher Education Act
  2. an independent course provider entitled to award a qualification pursuant to the Act Concerning Authority to Award Certain Qualifications (1993:792), or
  3. a higher education institution outside Sweden that is not a physical individual. (Ordinance 2010:1751)

Section 2b

In addition to the provisions laid down in Section 11b of Chapter 6 of the Higher Education Ordinance (1993:100) the Swedish National Defence College may reach an agreement pursuant to Section 2a only if the courses and programmes cannot lead to the award of the degree of Bachelor of Science in Military Studies as defined in the annex to this ordinance. Ordinance (2009:1072). (Ordinance 2010:1751)

Admission to study programmes that lead to the award of a Degree of Bachelor of Science in Military Studies

General entry requirements

Section 3

For admission to study programmes that lead to the award of a Degree of Bachelor of Science in Military Studies as defined in the annex to this ordinance, in addition to the general entry requirements laid down in Sections 5, 6 and 24 of Chapter 7 of the Higher Education Ordinance (1993:100), applicants are also required to:
  1. be Swedish citizens
  2. have completed basic military training as laid down in the National Defence Service Act (1994:1809) or corresponding military training, and
  3. have obtained security clearance and fulfil the requirements laid down in the Protective Security Act (1996:627) and the Protective Security Ordinance (1996:633). (Ordinance 2010:1751)

Specific entry requirements

Section 4

The Swedish National Defence College may issue regulations on the specific entry requirements for admission to the study programmes referred to in Section 3. (Ordinance 2010:1751)

Application of the Higher Education Ordinance

Section 5

In other respects the provisions laid down in Sections 1-8, 12, 13, 17, the first and third paragraphs of Section 18 and Sections 19-23 of Chapter 7 of the Higher Education Ordinance (1993:100) apply to admission to the study programmes referred to in Section 3 above as well as the provisions in Annex 3 to the Ordinance with the exception of items 3 and 8.

The Swedish National Defence College may decide on exemptions from the first paragraph of Section 13 of Chapter 7 of the Higher Education Ordinance (1993:100). Ordinance (2007:1165). (Ordinance 2010:1751)

Admission to other first and second-cycle courses and study programmes  

Section 6

The provisions of Sections 1-9a, 11-13, 15-28 and 30-33 of Chapter 7 of the Higher Education Ordinance (1993:100) apply to admission to other first and second-cycle courses and study programmes at the Swedish National Defence College.

The Swedish National Defence College may, in so far as specific entry requirements are imposed, determine which field-specific entry requirements shall apply for a course or study programme. (Ordinance 2010:1751).

Disciplinary measures

Section 7

Disciplinary measures may be invoked against students admitted to or pursuing higher education studies at the Swedish National Defence College pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 10 of the Higher Education Ordinance (1993:100). (Ordinance 2010:1751)
 

Chapter 5 Other courses and study programmes at the Swedish National Defence College

Section 1

The Swedish National Defence College may at the request of the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency or some other contracting body arrange contract education pursuant to the Ordinance on Contract Education at Universities and University Colleges (2002:760).

The provisions of the second paragraph of Section 3 of the Ordinance on Contract Education at Universities and University Colleges shall not apply to contract education commissioned by the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency. (Ordinance 2010:1751)

Section 2

The Swedish National Defence College may at the request of the Swedish Armed Forces arrange courses and study programmes other than those regulated by this Ordinance.

The Fees Ordinance (1992:191) is to apply to courses and study programmes pursuant to the first paragraph above. The Swedish National Defence College may issue regulations on the size of these fees. Fees are to be calculated to ensure full cost recovery. (Ordinance 2010:1751)

Chapter 6 Appeals

Section 1

The provisions of Chapter 12 of the Higher Education Ordinance (1993:100) apply to appeals against decisions made by the Swedish National Defence College with the exception of decisions on the appointment of officers as teachers pursuant to Section 2 of Chapter 3 of this Ordinance. (Ordinance 2010:1751)
 

Chapter 7


new heading as chapter 6 by virtue of Ordinance (2010:1751)/

Transitional provisions  

SFS 2007:1164

  1. This ordinance comes into effect on 1 January 2008 when the ordinance with instructions for the Swedish National Defence College (1996:1476) ceases to apply.
  2. The reference in Section 2 of Chapter 2 to the provisions of Section 11 of Chapter 2 of the Higher Education Ordinance (1993:100) on the qualifications required for appointment as vice-chancellor shall be applied for the first time when a new vice-chancellor is to be appointed or at the latest from 1 October 2008.
  3. Earlier provisions regarding appeal against appointment decisions notified prior to 1 January 2008 still apply.
  4. The provisions in Chapter 5 on admission to officer-training programmes shall be applied for the first time to admissions beginning after 30 June 2008.
  5. Those who commenced a course or study programme prior to 1 January 2008, and those admitted to such courses or study programmes pursuant to previous provisions who have been granted deferment of commencement of their studies until a later date, are entitled to complete their courses or study programmes to acquire a military officer qualification pursuant to the previous provisions but to the end of June 2012 at the latest.
  6. Those admitted to 2006 study programme leading to the award of a qualification as a professional military officer [yrkesofficersprogrammet] or the 2007 programme leading to the award of a qualification as a military officer [officersprogrammet] shall at their request to the Swedish National Defence College be considered to have been admitted to a study programme leading to the award of a Degree of Bachelor of Science in Military Studies as laid down in the annex to this Ordinance.

SFS 2009:1072


This ordinance comes into effect on 1 January 2010 and will apply to courses and programmes beginning after the end of June 2010.

SFS 2010:594


The provisions of this ordinance concerning Section 3 of Chapter 1 come into effect on 1 July 2010 and in other respects on 30 September 2010.

SFS 2010:1751

  1. This ordinance comes into effect on 1 January 2011.
  2. The provisions of Points 2—5, 8 & 9 of Section 30 of Chapter 4 of the Higher Education Ordinance in the wording in force on 31 December 2010, with the exception of the provision on fixed-term appointments, shall apply to those who prior to 1 January 2011 have been appointed for a fixed term pursuant to these provisions. They are to apply for as long as the appointment continues. In dealing with the transfer from a fixed-term appointment to one for an indefinite period according to the previous provisions of Point 5 in Section 30 of Chapter 4 of the Higher Education Ordinance, the provisions in Sections 7, 9 & 28 of Chapter 4 of the Higher Education Ordinance are to apply in the wording in force on 31 December 2010.
  3. The provisions of Point 6 of Section 30 and Section 8 a in Chapter 4 of the Higher Education Ordinance (1993:100) in the wording in force on 31 December 2010 on fixed-term appointments to associate senior lectureships may be applied until the end of September 2011.
  4. In questions relating to those appointed as associate senior lecturers before 1 October 2011 pursuant to 3 above, the provisions of Point 6 of Section 30 in Chapter 4 of the Higher Education Ordinance (1993:100) in the wording in force on 31 December 2010 shall be applied for as long as the appointment continues. An appointment of this kind may be extended according to the previous provisions.
  5. The provisions of Section 10 and Point 7 of Section 30 in Chapter 4 of the Higher Education Ordinance (1993:100) in the wording in force on 31 December 2010 on fixed-term appointments to postdoctoral research fellowships may be applied until the end of September 2011.
  6. In questions relating to those appointed as postdoctoral research fellows before 1 October 2011 pursuant to 5 above, the provisions of Point 7 of Section 30 in Chapter 4 of the Higher Education Ordinance (1993:100) in the wording in force on 31 December 2010 shall be applied for as long as the appointment continues. An appointment of this kind may be extended according to the previous provisions.
  7. The provisions of Sections 5, 7, 8a, 11—13a, 20—23 and 24—28 of Chapter 4 of the Higher Education Ordinance (1993:100) in the wording in force on 31 December 2010 shall be applied in questions relating to the promotion of teachers that have been submitted to the Swedish National Defence College but not concluded before 31 December 2010. In applying the previous provisions the tasks that the research and study programme board is responsible for will be dealt with by the board or the individuals or groups of individuals determined by the Swedish National Defence College.
  8. If an appointment procedure for a teacher in cases other than those referred to in 7 or according the previous provisions of Sections 2 & 35 of Chapter 4 on the employment of officers has begun but not concluded prior to 1 January 2011, the provisions of Sections 5, 7, 8a, 9, 10, 15, 20—22, 24, 24a, 26—28, and 30 of the Higher Education Ordinance (1993:100) in the wording in force on 31 December 2010 shall apply. In applying the previous provisions the tasks that the research and study programme board is responsible for will be dealt with by the board or the individuals or groups of individuals determined by the Swedish National Defence College.
  9. In questions relating to those appointed after 1 January 2011 as laid down in 8 pursuant to the provisions of Points 2—5, 8 & 9 of Section 30 of Chapter 4 of the Higher Education Ordinance (1993:100) these provisions are to apply for as long as the appointment continues.  In applying the previous provisions the tasks that the research and study programme board is responsible for will be dealt with by the board or the individuals or groups of individuals determined by the Swedish National Defence College.
  10. In calculating the period of employment of an  adjunct professor pursuant to the provisions of Section 11 of Chapter 4 of the Higher Education Ordinance (1993:100) in the wording in force from 1 January 2011, the period of employment as an adjunct professor pursuant to the provisions of Point 2 of Section 30 of Chapter 4 of the Higher Education Ordinance in the wording in force on 31 December 2010 shall be taken into account.
  11. In calculating the period of employment of a visiting professor pursuant to the provisions of Section 12 of Chapter 4 of the Higher Education Ordinance (1993:100) in the wording in force from 1 January 2011, the period of employment as a visiting professor pursuant to the provisions of Point 9 of Section 30 of Chapter 4 of the Higher Education Ordinance in the wording in force on 31 December 2010 shall be taken into account.
  12. The provisions of Section 2 of Chapter 12 of the Higher Education Ordinance (1993:100) in the wording in force on 31 December 2010 continue to apply in questions relating to decisions issued by virtue of the provisions in the Higher Education Ordinance in the wording in force prior to 1 January 2011.

Annex

Contents


This annex lays down:
  • the qualifications that may be awarded in the first and second cycle and the fields of study in which they may be awarded at the Swedish National Defence College, and
  • the requirements to be fulfilled for the award of each qualification (qualification descriptors).

General provisions

Title of qualification


The title of a qualification consists of a qualification as specified in this annex preceded or followed, where relevant, by a designation indicating the area of specialisation. The Swedish National Defence College determines which designations are to be used. As the qualification descriptors indicate, for certain qualifications the Swedish National Defence College shall determine an area of specialisation.

Translation


A translation of the title of the qualification must reflect the scope and, where relevant, the field of specialisation of the qualification as well as the cycle in which the qualification is awarded.

The Swedish National Agency for Higher Education may issue regulations on the translation of qualifications into English. The Swedish National Defence College decides on the translation of a qualification in the degree certificate in languages other than English after consultation with the Swedish National Agency for Higher Education concerning the legal status that the translation of a qualification may have in other countries.

The Swedish National Defence College decides on the translation of the designations it uses.  The Swedish National Defence College shall notify the Swedish National Agency for Higher Education of the designations it has decided shall be used for each qualification in Swedish, as well as their translation into English.

The Swedish National Defence College may also notify the National Agency for Higher Education of the translation of titles of qualifications into languages other than English.

List of qualifications

First-cycle qualifications

General qualifications

Higher education diploma
Degree of Bachelor

Professional qualifications

Degree of Bachelor of Science in Military Studies [Officersexamen]

Second-cycle qualifications

General qualifications

Degree of Master of Science (60 credits) in the fields of war studies or political science

Qualification descriptors

First-cycle qualifications

General qualifications

Higher education diploma

Scope


A Higher Education Diploma is awarded after the student has completed the courses required to gain 120  credits with a defined specialisation determined by the Swedish National Defence College itself.

Outcomes

Knowledge and understanding

For a Higher Education Diploma the student shall have:
  • demonstrated knowledge and understanding in the principal area (main field of study) of the study programme, including awareness of the disciplinary foundation of the field and knowledge of some applicable methodologies in the field.

Competence and skills

For a Higher Education Diploma the student shall have:
  • demonstrated the ability to search for, gather and critically interpret relevant information in order to formulate answers to well defined issues in the main field of study
  • demonstrated the ability to present and discuss his or her knowledge with different audiences, and
  • demonstrated the skills required to work autonomously with specific tasks in the main field of study.

Judgement and approach

For a Higher Education Diploma the student shall have:
  • demonstrated knowledge about and be equipped to deal with ethical issues in the main field of study.

Independent project (degree project)

A requirement for the award of a Higher Education Diploma is completion by the student of an independent project (degree project) in the main field of study.

Miscellaneous

Specific requirements determined by the Swedish National Defence College itself within the parameters of the requirements laid down in this qualification descriptor shall also apply for a Higher Education Diploma with a defined specialisation.

Degree of Bachelor

Scope


A Degree of Bachelor is awarded after the student has completed the courses required to gain 180  credits in a defined specialisation determined by the Swedish National Defence College itself, of which 90  credits are for progressively specialised study in the principal field (main field of study) of the programme.

Outcomes

Knowledge and understanding

For a Degree of Bachelor the student shall have:
  • demonstrated knowledge and understanding in the main field of study, including knowledge of the disciplinary foundation of the field, understanding of applicable methodologies in the field, specialised study in some aspect of the field as well as awareness of current research issues. 

Competence and skills

For a Degree of Bachelor the student shall have:
  • demonstrated the ability to search for, gather, evaluate and critically interpret relevant information for a formulated problem and also discuss phenomena, issues and situations critically
  • demonstrated the ability to identify, formulate and solve problems autonomously and to complete tasks within predetermined time frames
  • demonstrated the ability to present and discuss information, problems and solutions in speech and writing and in dialogue with different audiences, and
  • demonstrated the skills required to work autonomously in the main field of study.
  • Judgement and approach
  • For a Degree of Bachelor the student shall have:
  • demonstrated the ability to make assessments in the main field of study informed by relevant disciplinary, social and ethical issues
  • demonstrated insight into the role of knowledge in society and the responsibility of the individual for how it is used, and
  • demonstrated the ability to identify the need for further knowledge and ongoing learning.

Independent project (degree project)

A requirement for the award of a Degree of Bachelor is completion by the student of an independent project (degree project) for at least 15  credits in the main field of study.

Miscellaneous

Specific requirements determined by the Swedish National Defence College itself within the parameters of the requirements laid down in this qualification descriptor shall also apply for a Degree of Bachelor with a defined specialisation.

Professional qualifications

Degree of Bachelor of Science in Military Studies

Scope


A Degree of Bachelor of Science in Military Studies is awarded after the student has completed the courses required to gain 180  credits.

Outcomes


For the Degree of Bachelor of Science in Military Studies the student shall have demonstrated the knowledge and skills required to work autonomously as an officer.

Knowledge and understanding

For the Degree of Bachelor of Science in Military Studies the student shall have:
  • demonstrated knowledge of the disciplinary foundation of the field and proven experience as well as awareness of current research and development work and the link between research and proven experience and its significance for professional practice
  • demonstrated the breadth of knowledge required to take responsibility for personnel and material in a commanding role during military operations
  • demonstrated understanding of the mechanisms and interactions in military conflicts across the entire spectrum
  • demonstrated knowledge of crisis management in periods of social tension, and
  • demonstrated knowledge of both national and international statutes and regulations that are relevant.

Competence and skills

For the Degree of Bachelor of Science in Military Studies the student shall have:
  • demonstrated the ability to take an overall view in planning, commanding and, using appropriate methods, undertaking tasks within predetermined parameters
  • demonstrated the ability to train, inform and support different groups
  • demonstrated the ability to apply his or her knowledge to manage different situations, phenomena and issues on the basis of the requirements of the task, the individual or the group
  • demonstrated the ability to review, assess and use relevant information critically and systematically
  • demonstrated the capacity for teamwork and collaboration with various constellations, and
  • demonstrated the ability, in both national and international contexts and to different audiences, to present and discuss information, problems and solutions in speech and writing.

Judgement and approach

For the Degree of Bachelor of Science in Military Studies the student shall have:
  • demonstrated self-awareness and the capacity for empathy
  • demonstrated the ability to think in security terms in various situations
  • demonstrated the ability in professional practice to make judgements informed by relevant disciplinary, social and ethical issues and with special concern for human rights
  • demonstrated insight into the possibilities and limitations of technology, its role in society and the responsibility of the individual for how it is used, including military, social and economic aspects as well as environmental and health and safety aspects
  • demonstrated the ability to adopt a professional approach, and
  • demonstrated the ability to identify the need for further knowledge and undertake ongoing development of his or her skills.

Independent project (degree project)

A requirement for the award of the Degree of Bachelor of Science in Military Studies is completion by the student of an independent project (degree project) for at least 15  credits in the main field of study.

Miscellaneous

Specific requirements determined by the Swedish National Defence College itself within the parameters of the requirements laid down in this qualification descriptor shall also apply for a Degree of Bachelor of Science in Military Studies with a defined specialisation.

Second-cycle qualifications

General qualifications

Degree of Master (60 credits)  

Scope


A Degree of Master (60 credits) is awarded after the student has completed the courses required to gain 60 HE credits with a defined specialisation determined by the Swedish National Defence College itself, of which at least 30  credits are for specialised study in the principal field (main field of study) of the study programme. In addition, the prior award of a Degree of Bachelor, Degree of Bachelor of Fine Arts, or a professional or vocational qualification of at least 180  credits or a corresponding qualification from abroad is required.
The requirement of the prior award of a qualification may be waived for a student admitted to the programme without the basic entry requirement in the form of a qualification. This does not, however, apply if a waiver was granted during admission pursuant to the second paragraph of Section 28 of the Chapter 7 of the Higher Education Ordinance (1993:100) on the grounds that the qualification had not yet been issued.

Outcomes

Knowledge and understanding

For a Degree of Master (60 credits) the student shall have:
  • demonstrated knowledge and understanding in the main field of study, including both an overview of the field and specialised knowledge in certain areas of the field as well as insight into current research and development work, and
  • demonstrated specialised methodological knowledge in the main field of study.

Competence and skills

For a Degree of Master (60 credits) the student shall have:
  • demonstrated the ability to integrate knowledge and analyse, assess and deal with complex phenomena, issues and situations even with limited information
  • demonstrated the ability to identify and formulate issues autonomously as well as to plan and, using appropriate methods, undertake advanced tasks within predetermined time frames
  • demonstrated the ability in speech and writing to report clearly and discuss his or her conclusions and the knowledge and arguments on which they are based in dialogue with different audiences, and
  • demonstrated the skills required for participation in research and development work or employment in some other qualified capacity.

Judgement and approach

For a Degree of Master (60 credits) the student shall have:
  • demonstrated the ability to make assessments in the main field of study informed by relevant disciplinary, social and ethical issues and also to demonstrate awareness of ethical aspects of research and development work
  • demonstrated insight into the possibilities and limitations of research, its role in society and the responsibility of the individual for how it is used, and
  • demonstrated the ability to identify the personal need for further knowledge and take responsibility for his or her ongoing learning.

Independent project (degree project)

A requirement for the award of a Degree of Master (60 credits) is completion by the student of an independent project (degree project) for at least 15  credits in the main field of study.

Miscellaneous

Specific requirements determined by the Swedish National Defence College itself within the parameters of the requirements laid down in this qualification descriptor shall also apply for a Degree of Master with a defined specialisation.
Last updated: 2012-06-07
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