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Global Equality

  • Number of credits 15 Credits
  • Level Bachelor's level
  • Starting Spring Term 2018

Admitted to the course

Here you will find everything you need to know before the course starts.

About the course

A central argument of this course is that geography can make important contributions in understanding the interconnections between economic, cultural, environmental and demographical forces at play in different parts of the world. Drawing on concepts of space, place, culture, power, and difference, the purpose of the course is to draw attention to inequalities around the globe and to provide a set of tools for grappling with the unequal conditions in which we find others and ourselves. We also raise the issue of scale in attempting to formulate a coherent conceptual framework for integrating power relations across the globe, from the human body up to global processes. These analytic tools provide a starting point for thinking about the possibilities for social change. Themes include critical perspectives on: geographic knowledge, colonialism and imperialism, labour markets, discourses of globalization, migration, vulnerability and sustainability. The course is given at evenings, partly web-based.

The course is given at evenings.

Courseschedule

Application and eligibility

Global Equality, 15 hp

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Starts

Lectures begin on week starting 15 January 2018

Ends

Lectures end during the week of 28 May 2018

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Evening, 50%

Required Knowledge

Basic eligibility

Selection

Results - National university aptitude test - Academic credits

Application code

UMU-29137

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

SEK22,500

Total fee

SEK22,500

Starts

Lectures begin on week starting 15 January 2018

Ends

Lectures end during the week of 28 May 2018

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Evening, 50%

Required Knowledge

Basic eligibility

Selection

Results - National university aptitude test - Academic credits

Application code

UMU-F2932

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

SEK22,500

Total fee

SEK22,500

Contact us

Contactperson for the course is: Cecilia Gustafsson

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