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Approaches to Political Science

  • Number of credits 15 credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Autumn Term 2021

About the course

The aim is to deepen the student's knowledge and understanding of current theoretical approaches in political science. The course will contribute both to a broad knowledge of theories in the field of political science and to individual specialization. Different theoretical approaches will be studied as well as their empirical application. Particular emphasis is placed on comparing approaches and on their commensurability with each other. The course encourages a critical and problematizing approach to theory.

Application and eligibility

Approaches to Political Science, 15 credits

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Autumn Term 2021 Visa tillfällen för efterkommande termin

Starts

30 August 2021

Ends

1 November 2021

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

Political Science, 90 credits or Peace and Conflict Studies, 90 credits including an individual thesis of 15 credits, or equivalent. Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish Upper Secondary course English A. Where the language of instruction is Swedish, applicants must prove proficiency in Swedish to the level required for basic eligibility for higher studies. Entry requirements

Selection

Academic credits Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.

Application code

UMU-26014

Application

Application deadline was 15 April 2021. The application period is closed.

Application and tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

Application fee

SEK 900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK 23,250

Total fee

SEK 23,250

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Course is given by
Department of Political Science
Contactperson for the course is:
Study advisor