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Production and management of scientific information

  • Number of credits 7.5 Credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Spring Term 2021

About the course

This course focuses on how scientific research is made, communicated and managed. It investigates these information processes as social and cultural activities, highlighting that they are part and parcel of scientific practice. Themes addressed include: the process of scientific research; how this process relates to the communication and management of scientific information; how these differ between scientific fields. These themes are addressed through the science studies literature.

Application and eligibility

Production and management of scientific information, 7.5 hp

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Spring Term 2021 Visa tillfällen för efterkommande termin


18 January 2021


23 March 2021

Study location




Type of studies

Daytime, 50%

Required Knowledge

Bachelor programme in Library science or the equivalent. Proficiency in English and Swedish equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English A and Swedish B or the equivalent. (Swedish language is required if the course is taught in Swedish).


Academic credits

Application code



Application deadline was 15 October 2020. 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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