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Democracy, Human Rights and Sustainability: Global Perspectives in Education

  • Number of credits 7.5 Credits
  • Level Bachelor's level
  • Study form Also available online
  • Starting Spring Term 2018

About the course

The three main fields of study are democracy, human rights and sustainability. Basic prerequisites for democracy are highlighted and discussed. Human rights are studied and analyzed historically, politically and from a juridical point of view. Different theoretical perspectives within the field of sustainable development are studied from both international and Swedish perspectives. The main fields of study are treated in global perspectives and in relation to current topics in education.

Application and eligibility

Democracy, Human Rights and Sustainability: Global Perspectives in Education, 7.5 hp

Starts

Lectures begin on week starting 23 April 2018

Ends

Lectures end during the week of 28 May 2018

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

General qualifications for university studies. No demands for knowledge in Swedish as the course is given in English.

Selection

Results-National university aptitude test-Academic credits

Application code

UMU-F6450

Application

Application deadline was 15 August 2017. 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

SEK900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK11,250

Total fee

SEK11,250

Starts

Lectures begin on week starting 23 April 2018

Ends

Lectures end during the week of 28 May 2018

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

General qualifications for university studies. No demands for knowledge in Swedish as the course is given in English.

Selection

Results-National university aptitude test-Academic credits

Application code

UMU-64505

Application

Application deadline was 16 October 2017. Please note: This second application round is intended only for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens. Submit a late application at Universityadmissions.se.

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 15 January 2018

Ends

Lectures end during the week of 28 May 2018

Study location

Varied

Language

English

Type of studies

Mixed, 25%, Online learning (web-based)

Number of mandatory meetings

No mandatory meetings.

Number of on campus meetings

No on campus meetings.

Outline for distance course

All teaching activities will be carried out with support of information and communication technology. No oncampus activities.

Required Knowledge

General qualifications for university studies. No demands for knowledge in Swedish as the course is given in English.

Selection

Results-National university aptitude test-Academic credits

Application code

UMU-64503

Application

Application deadline was 16 October 2017. Please note: This second application round is intended only for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens. Submit a late application at Universityadmissions.se.

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

Contactpersons for the course are: Camilla.Jonsson, study advisor

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Course is given by
Department of Education