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Longitudinal population analysis

  • Number of credits 7.5 Credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Autumn Term 2019

About the course

​The course provides in-depth theoretical and practical knowledge about longitudinal population analysis, including methods for analysis of changing conditions over time on individual and group level, for instance multi-level analysis. The tuition also includes methods for life-course analyses of events such as fertility and mortality, for example Event History Analyses using Cox-regression. Students will be able to work with unique Swedish and international population data, performing analyses related to population change and development.

This is a course at Master's level in a MSc-degree at Umeå University.

Application and eligibility

Longitudinal population analysis, 7.5 hp

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Autumn Term 2019 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen


Lectures begin on week starting 28 October 2019


Lectures end during the week of 2 December 2019

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Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

The requirements are 120 ECTS from an internationally recognized university. Special requirements: 60 ECTS in any of the subjects: human geography, geography, statistics, sociology, economics, history, epidemiology, psychology, demography, population studies or other related subjects. To be admitted to the course the applicant must have passed the course 2BS003 Population analysis, 7.5 ECTS or have equivalent qualifications. You will also need at least 7.5 ECTS of quantitative methods or equivalent. Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English B/6.


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



Online applications are now open. You will be transferred to Application deadline is 15 January 2019.

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.

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Contact person for the course is:
Jenny Olofsson