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A qualification is exempt from assessment and qualifies for the indicated points if:

  1. the qualification is listed in the Academic Qualifications Table; and
  2. the awarding institution is listed in the Awarding Institutions Table; and
  3. the qualification abbreviation is listed in the right-hand column in the Awarding Institutions Table; and
  4. the qualification was awarded from the year listed in the right-hand column in the Awarding Institutions Table; and
  5. the qualification is not excluded by the notes listed under the Academic Qualifications Table.

Academic Qualifications Table

Qualification

Abbreviation*

Level in NZQF terms

Points under SMC

Kandidatexamen

(speciality will be stated before Kandidatexamen on the certificate)

K

7

50

Magisterexamen

Requires assessment by NZQA

Masterexamen

(speciality will be stated before Masterexamen on the certificate)

M

9

70

Licentiatexamen (Licentiate)

L

9

70

Doctorsexamen (Doctorate)

D

10

70

*Abbreviations used are for the purpose of this list only.

If an applicant believes their qualification may be higher than the level stated they should apply to NZQA for an International Qualifications Assessment.

Note:
Award certificates must be provided in their original language for all qualifications.

The following must be referred to NZQA for an International Qualifications Assessment:
- All honorary degrees
- All listed qualifications where study was completed at any institution outside of the country, including any overseas campuses of any listed awarding institution
- All listed qualifications that contain cross-credited courses or papers
- All initial teacher training degrees
- All qualifications awarded after 2016

Awarding Institutions Table

Institution

Previous names and dates of change are indicated in brackets.

Qualifications awarded from

Chalmers / Chalmers Tekniska Högskola

K: 1996
M: 2009
L: 2004
D: 1993

Göteborgs Universitet

K: 1996
M: 2009
L: 2004
D: 1993

Handelshögskolan i Stockholm

K: 2011
M: 2010
L: 2004
D: 1993

Karlstad Universitet

K, M, L and D: 2005

Karolinska Institutet

K: 1996
M: 2009
L: 2004
D: 1993

KTH / Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan (Kungl Tekniska Högskolan 1993–2003)

K: 1996
M: 2009
L: 2004
D: 1993

Linköpings Universitet (Universitetet i Linköping 1993–1995)

K: 1996
M: 2009
L: 2004
D: 1993

Linnėuniversitetet

K, L and D: 2010
M: 2011

Luleå Tekniska Universitet

K and D: 2003
L: 2004
M: 2009

Lunds Universitet

K: 1996
M: 2009
L: 2004
D: 1993

Mittuniversitetet

K, M, L, and D: 2008

Örebro Universitet

K, M, L, and D: 2004

Stockholms Universitet

K: 1996
M: 2009
L: 2004
D: 1993

Sveriges Lantbruksuniversitet

K: 1996
M: 2009
L: 2004
D: 1993

Umeå Universitet

K: 1996
M: 2009
L: 2004
D: 1993

Uppsala Universitet

K: 1996
M: 2009
L: 2004
D: 1993

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