Goals from Emir Kujovic and Arnor Ingvi Traustason secure the title, leaving club three points clear of nearest challengers.
Malmo captain Markus Rosenberg spoke about Shakhtar's talent and strengths following Malmo's narrow victory over them 1-0.
IFK Norrkoping of Sweden are second in the top flight with homegrown players, a small but passionate fan base and $70 season tickets.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic has described Paris Saint-Germain's Champions League group stage draw with his hometown club Malmo as "the best that could happen."
Saturday marked the return of Hammarby, Sweden's most well-supported club, to the first division after a five-year period in which the club looked hopelessly lost.
A Swedish court has sentenced a 29-year-old football fan to 10 years in prison for causing the death of a supporter of a rival club during a fight before a league game last year.