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Rethinking forests: Historical and cultural perspectives

  • Number of credits 7.5 Credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Study form Web-based (online)
  • Starting Spring Term 2021

About the course

With this course students gain insight into historical and environmental humanities approaches to forests. The course deals with the history of forests as an environmental, social and cultural phenomenon comprising different ideas, scientific disciplines, political ambitions, institutional settings and cultural framings. The course has a comparative perspective, where changes in Sweden from the 19th century to the present are contrasted with examples from other countries and cultural contexts. The overall aim is to help students develop knowledge and analytical tools in order to critically rethink forests in society, past and present, as well as to understand unfolding sustainability challenges.

Application and eligibility

Rethinking forests: Historical and cultural perspectives, 7.5 hp

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Spring Term 2021 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen

Starts

24 March 2021

Ends

6 June 2021

Study location

Varied

Language

English

Type of studies

Mixed, 50%, Distance

Number of mandatory meetings

No mandatory meetings.

Number of on campus meetings

No on campus meetings.

Required Knowledge

90 ECTS courses in one subject, including a degree project (15 ECTS), or the equivalent. Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English A.  If the language of instruction is Swedish, applicants must prove proficiency in Swedish to the level required for basic eligibility for higher studies.

Selection

Academic credits

Application code

UMU-16502

Application

Application deadline was 15 October 2020. Please note: This second application round is intended only for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens. Submit a late application at Universityadmissions.se.

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

SEK900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK11,625

Total fee

SEK11,625

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