The course includes authoring and ventilation of a thesis, fulfilment of commentator assignments, as well as active participation in the seminars. The topic of the thesis is chosen in consultation with the supervisor.
Political Science 90 credits including a thesis, or Economics 90 credits including a thesis, or equivalent. In addition to this, 60 credits at master's level are required, of which at least 30 credits in Political Science or equivalent. Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish Upper Secondary course English A. Where the language of instruction is Swedish, applicants must prove proficiency in Swedish to the level required for basic eligibility for higher studies.
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.
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.