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Faculty Course: The Imagined Arctic

  • Number of credits 7.5 Credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Study form Web-based (online)
  • Starting Spring Term 2021

About the course

The course addresses outside representations of the Arctic in a selection of both fictional and non-fictional texts from the 19th century until today. Arctic discourses connected to, for example, cold, gendered heroism, and madness, are traced through history, from expedition narrative to the predominantly speculative fiction of today. Ecocritical perspectives inform the analyses in order to place the development in the Arctic, and how it is depicted, in a global context.
The teaching language is English, and knowledge of Swedish is not required.

Application and eligibility

Faculty Course: The Imagined Arctic, 7.5 hp

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Spring Term 2021 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen

Starts

18 January 2021

Ends

23 March 2021

Study location

Varied

Language

English

Type of studies

Mixed, 50%, Distance

Number of mandatory meetings

No mandatory meetings.

Number of on campus meetings

No on campus meetings.

Outline for distance course

The medium of instruction is English. All communication is via the course learning platform. Access to a computer with broadband internet connection is required for participating in and completing the course tasks. For information on technical requirements, see “Technical Requirements for Online Courses” at https://www.umu.se/student/sprakstudier/dokument/

Required Knowledge

one of the following alternatives:
1) Bachelor's degree (180 credits)
2) 90 university credits, of which at least 7,5 credits must come from an independent project, or equivalent qualifications
Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English B/6

Selection

Academic credits

Application code

UMU-15904

Application

Application deadline was 15 October 2020. 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

SEK 900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK 11,625

Total fee

SEK 11,625

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