Pathway for Natural Sciences, one semester

To become eligible for admission to programmes that require skills in the natural sciences, like mathematics, chemistry and physics, Pathway for Natural Sciences is tailored for students who already have the necessary language level but need to add to their knowledge in science and maths.

The course also includes support in developing your academic English proficiency and is designed to enable you to reach your full academic and social potential while in Sweden.

Learning is based on a combination of activities such as lecture-based input, laboratory work, seminars, workshops and study visits. Dedicated teachers, small student groups and a supportive learning environment with continuous feedback will provide you with an excellent framework to succeed in your studies. In addition to the formal courses you are expected to engage in self-studies for 20 hours per week.


16 weeks, 37,5 credits

Programme Content

  1. Course syllabus Pathway for Natural SciencesPDF


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Read more about programme fees here.

Completing the programme

Upon completion of the programme you will have recieved:

  • the English language preparation in reading, writing, listening and speaking necessary for enrollment in degree programmes at Jönköping University
  • acclimatization to Swedish culture making it easier to live and study in Sweden
  • support in adjusting to the demands, challenges and expectations of Swedish higher education
  • direct entry to a degree programme at Jönköping University

In addition at the end of the pathway programme, you will receive a certificate of completion demonstrating skills equivalent to the Swedish high school course Mathematics 3b and 3c, Physics 1, Physics 2 and Chemistry 1. You can read more about corresponding levels in other countries here.external link, opens in new window

Students who successfully complete the Pathway for Natural Science, 37.5 credits, may, if preselected and eligibility assessed, without any further testing enter:

- The Bachelor program Sustainable Supply Chain Management

- The Bachelor program Prosthetics and Orthotics

Content updated 2019-05-02

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