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Human Geography and Urban Theory

  • Number of credits 15 Credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Autumn Term 2018

About the course

The course provides an overview of basic planning theory and urban theory and applies spatial concepts and theories in practical planning issues. The spatial analyses is applied in the GIS-tool which is used in accordance with the student’s individual knowledge level. The planning issues during the course emphasizes Swedish and European planning on different geographical levels and in a comparative perspective. More general planning challenges such as participatory planning, sustainable development and planning, the legitimacy of planning, multi-level (governance) planning etc is also dealt with during the course. Urban theory constitutes an essential part of the course content were the economic-geographical, spatial and social perspectives are some of the central issues.

Application and eligibility

Human Geography and Urban Theory, 15 hp

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Autumn Term 2018 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen

Starts

Lectures begin on week starting 3 September 2018

Ends

Lectures end during the week of 5 November 2018

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

Univ: 120 ECTS, 60 ECTS of which in a major field of subject, including 7,5 ECTS in quantitative methods, or equivalently.

Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English B/6.

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-29012

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

SEK26,250

Total fee

SEK26,250

Starts

Lectures begin on week starting 3 September 2018

Ends

Lectures end during the week of 5 November 2018

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

Univ: 120 ECTS, 60 ECTS of which in a major field of subject, including 7,5 ECTS in quantitative methods, or equivalently.

Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English B/6.

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-F2939

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

SEK26,250

Total fee

SEK26,250

Contact us

Contactperson for the course is: Studycounsellor Håkan Appelblad

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