Higher Education


What is Higher Education?

Higher education is third level education after you leave school. It takes places at universities and Further Education colleges and normally includes undergraduate and postgraduate study. Higher education gives you the chance to study a subject you are interested in and can boost your career prospects and earning potential.

What are Types of Higher Education?

The international definition of tertiary (post school) education divides it into two parts. Type A ( Higher Education) and Type B (Further Education). A higher education qualification at degree level takes a minimum of three years to complete, more typically four.

It offers a number of qualifications ranging from Higher National Diplomas and Foundation Degrees to Honors Degrees and as further step, Postgraduate programmes such as Masters Degrees and Doctorates. These are recognized throughout the world as representing specialist expertise supported by a wide range of skills that employers find very useful. Further education is generally includes those post graduate studies in where you can gain your Master and Doctorate degrees.. 

If you would like to understand more about
Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s Degree and Doctorate Degree and theirs definitions, click here.

Why should I join in Higher Education programs?

In general, it’s easier to find a job if you have a university degree. You can also benefit in areas like salary and personal development through
complex contexts and problems solving. etc. This can vary depending on the degree subject, but more doors will be open to you with a degree than without one.

Average salary

According to studera.nu, in 2017, the average monthly salary was 33,700 SEK. The average for men was 35,700, while the average for women was 31,700, according to SCB (Statistics Sweden). 

In the following table, you can find the average monthly salary for different educational levels. Source: SCB’s statistics for 2017.

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