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Political violence

  • Number of credits 7.5 credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Study form Web-based (online)
  • Starting Spring Term 2022

About the course

This course focuses on different historical examples of political violence both from "below" and "above" such as popular risings, revolutions and counter-revolutions, terrorism and state-sanctioned terror and discusses how these examples can be understood and interpreted. Within the course, political/ideological as well as social, religious and other relevant and/or perceived causes for political violence will be discussed and analysed, as well as the relevance of these historical examples for the understanding of contemporary developments.


 

Application and eligibility

Political violence, 7.5 credits

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Spring Term 2022 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen

Starts

17 January 2022

Ends

23 March 2022

Study location

Varied

Language

English

Type of studies

Mixed, 50%, Online learning (web-based)

Number of mandatory meetings

No mandatory meetings.

Number of other meetings

None

Outline for distance course

The course requires access to a computer with internet connection, as well as a webcam and a headset which can be connected to the computer. 

Required Knowledge

University: 90 ECTS credits in  history or history of science and ideas, or a Degree encompassing at least 180 ECTS credits, or similar. 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. Entry requirements

Selection

Academic credits

Application code

UMU-16105

Application

Application deadline was 15 October 2021. 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

SEK 900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK 11,625

Total fee

SEK 11,625

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