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