Course selection for autumn semester 2021, study period 1

Key dates

5 May (late afternoon) The course selection for study period 1 opens at universityadmissions.se.
18 May – Last day to select courses.
26 May – Notification of Selection.
9 August – Registration for study period 1 opens.
17 August – The course selection opens for late applications.
31 August – Last day for late applications.
6 September – Last day to register on courses in study period 1.

Select courses for the autumn semester of 2021, study period 1


If you are going to take compulsory elective and/or elective courses for study period 1 you select courses at universityadmissions.se.

What you should keep in mind when choosing courses

In the programme curriculumyou see which courses are included in your program and which courses are required for your degree. You are responsible for ensuring that you meet the prerequisites and have the right prior knowledge. The requirements can be found in Search course. In the course syllabus you can also see if the course is seat limited. You should plan your courses according to the the block schedule.

Last day to select courses

18 May at 23.59 – the course selection closes. Then a selection is made among all applicants.
26 May - you will receive a notification of selection results with the course(s) you have been offered.​

Selection for courses with limited seats 

You should not select compulsory courses; you only have to register for them in Ladok for students during the period for registration. The selection is based on prioritizing between different selection groups that have the course as a compulsory elective or elective course. In short, the following rules are followed:

  • Master programme students have priority to courses within their own study programme plan over master programme students from other programmes.​
  • Master programme students have priority over exchange students.
  • The lowest priority is given to students that make a late application. 

Reserve/waiting list

A student who is not offered a seat ends up in a reserve list. The ranking in the reserve list is based on which selection group you belong to. If a seat becomes available, the first student is offered the seat. If the student declines, the offer goes to the next student on the list, and so on.

Course selection opens for late application 

From 17 August to 31 August, you can make a late application for courses in study period 1 that still have vacant seats. You make a late selection at universityadmissions.se.
Please note that the selection has already ended and that courses may be full and therefore not available for late applications.

Register for courses 

From 9 August to 6 September you can register for courses in study period 1.
You do this in Ladok for students.

How do I make the course selection?

You do the course selection at universityadmissions.se (or antagning.se for corresponding webpage in Swedish). Please make sure that you have the correct email address registered at universityadmissions.se, otherwise you might not receive the notification of results.
The course selection opens on 5 May, in the afternoon, and closes on 18 May at midnight. Follow the steps below to make your selection: 
Here you can see a more detailed manual

  1. Go to universityadmissions.se (or antagning.se )
  2. Under the tab ”Log in” you should log in with your university account. Choose “Chalmers University of Technology” in the drop-down list. Click on “To Student Portal” to proceed.
  3. Use your CID (Chalmers ID) and your password.
    Please note! You may also log in with the account you got at universityadmissions.se.
  4. Click “My Selection” and then “Find courses and programmes”. Choose ”Autumn 2021” in the box Semester and filter out “Courses” and “Chalmers University of Technology”. (Don´t tick the box "Only show courses that I can apply to within my programme" under Options for programme students. You will then only see courses in your programme plan.)​
  5. Make your selection and prioritize your selected courses. Do not forget to pick secondary choices (reserve courses) if you choose seat limited courses.
  6. You will receive a confirmation e-mail to the e-mail address you have registered at universityadmissions.se. If you do not receive a confirmation e-mail, check your folder for junk mail. If you do not find the confirmation e-mail there, make your course selection again.
  7. You can rearrange and change your selected courses until the deadline 18 May.
  8. You receive your notification of selection results on 26 May.​

How many courses should I pick?

You can select a maximum of nine courses. You only need to select reserve courses for courses that are seat limited. You are recommended to select at least one reserve course for each course that is seat limited. You do not have to select a reserve course for courses that are seat unlimited.

 

Important note! If you select nine courses from the beginning, and therefore use all nine positions, you will not be able to add additional courses in the late application.

How should I prioritize my selected courses?​

If you are going to study one compulsory elective or elective course, simply prioritize your courses in the order of interest. If you are planning to study two or more compulsory elective or elective courses, the courses need to be prioritized in a certain order. The courses you prefer to study should be given the highest priority. Thereafter, you prioritize your reserve courses for courses with limited seats.
 
Example 1: Selection of one course
According to your curriculum, you should select one course in study period 1. You prioritize your first choice at position 1. This is a seat limited course. You then prioritize reserve courses at positions 2 and 3. If your first choice instead is a seat unlimited course, you do not have to select reserve courses.

Example 2: Selection of two seat limited courses
According to your curriculum, you should select two courses in study period 1. You prioritize your first choices at positions 1 and 2. Both courses are seat limited. You then prioritize reserve courses at positions 3 and 4.
If these are also seat limited courses you should prioritize two additional seat unlimited reserve courses at positions 5 and 6.

Example 3: Selection of two courses where one is seat limited
According to your curriculum, you should select two courses in study period 1. You prioritize your first choices at positions 1 and 2. One of the courses is seat limited. You then prioritize a reserve course at position 3. If this is also a seat limited course you should prioritize an additional seat unlimited reserve course at position 4.

Example 4: Selection of two seat unlimited courses​
According to your curriculum, you should select two courses in study period 1. You prioritize your first choices at positions 1 and 2. Both courses are seat unlimited. You do not have to select reserve courses.

Example 5: For students enrolled in MPARC or MPDSD
You can follow “Track 1”: one 22,5 credits course and the two master’s thesis preparation courses, 4,5 credits and 3 credits, or follow “Track 2”: one 15 credits course and two 7,5 credits courses. Due to incompatible schedules it is not possible to combine courses from “Track 1” with courses from “Track 2” during the same semester. Information on how to prioritise your courses will be given at the course selection information session and later available on the master programme Canvas page.  For more information on your course selection, contact your director of studies. See contact information at the bottom of the page.

 

What do I do if I miss the deadline for the course selection, or want to adjust it after it has closed?

If you miss the deadline for the course selection, you may still apply for courses during the late application period which is open from 17 - 31 August. Courses that are closed for applicants, for instance seat limited courses that were filled after the course selection period, will not be available during this period. Late applications are given the lowest priority and you will be placed at the back of reserve lists. If you adjust your course selection during this period, your new selection will also have the lowest priority. Late applications are also made at universityadmissions.se.

Information for fee-paying students

The tuition fee covers 30 credits per semester. You must check, and are responsible for not signing up for more credits than is permitted per semester, for any deviations read the regulations. It is allowed to change a course within three weeks from the start of the course without paying a new tuition fee. Please note, all teachers do not accept new students after study week one, so if you want to change a course talk to the teacher first. If you cancel a course later than three weeks after, at the start of the course, you must pay the tuition fee for the new course.
Chalmers will check the number of registered course credits and issue an invoice for the number of credits that exceed the allowed maximum that is covered by the fee. Therefore, check your registrations regularly so that you are not registered on courses you do not intend to read. If you cancel a course later than three weeks after the course start, it still counts as registered credits.

Collaborative programmes

Students enrolled in a Double Degree programme
You should make a course selection at universityadmissions.se in the same way as other students at Chalmers.

Students enrolled in Nordic 5 Tech and Erasmus Mundus
You do not do the course selection at universityadmissions.se. Please contact your coordinator for the exchange programme.

Exchange students
You should not use the course selection to drop or add courses. 
Please have a look at our webpages for incoming exchange students​ for information on how to change courses.

Do you have an individual study plan?

If you have an individual study plan, belong to a previous year of admission, or do not study according to your programme curriculum, please contact your student guidance counselor to plan for your future studies. You will find a link to contact persons per programme below.

Do you have other questions?
Please have a look at our FAQ. If you have any questions about courses related to your programme curriculum,
please contact your director of studies. You will find a link to contact persons per programme below. If you are having technical problems when doing your course selection, please let us know by using our contact form​ (please note that the form is only open during the course selection period).

Link to contact information per programme​

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