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Comparative Social Policy

  • Number of credits 7.5 Credits
  • Level Bachelor's level
  • Starting Autumn Term 2018

About the course

The course provides an overview of the main theories and empirical developments in welfare state and social policy analysis. Major and updated topics (e.g. aging societies, globalization or immigration) are discussed. Special emphasis is put on the characteristics of welfare policies and family policies in Sweden. The development and distinctiveness of the "Swedish Model" is analysed in a comparative and international perspective.

The course is taught in English. 

Application and eligibility

Comparative Social Policy, 7.5 hp

Visa tillfällen för föregående termin Autumn Term 2018 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen

Starts

Lectures begin on week starting 5 November 2018

Ends

Lectures end during the week of 3 December 2018

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

Basic eligibility

Selection

Results-National university aptitude test-Academic credits

Application code

UMU-F2220

Application

Online applications are now open. You will be transferred to Universityadmissions.se. Application deadline is 15 January 2018.

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

SEK900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK11,250

Total fee

SEK11,250

Starts

Lectures begin on week starting 5 November 2018

Ends

Lectures end during the week of 3 December 2018

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

Basic eligibility

Selection

Results-National university aptitude test-Academic credits

Application code

UMU-22201

Application

The online application opens 15 March 2018 at 13:00 CET. Application deadline is 16 April 2018.

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

SEK900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK11,250

Total fee

SEK11,250

Contact us

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Course is given by
Department of Sociology