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Social Policy in Focus

  • Number of credits 7.5 credits
  • Level Bachelor's level
  • Starting Autumn Term 2022

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Here you will find everything you need to know before the course starts.

About the course

The course provides an overview of the main theories and empirical developments in welfare state and social policy analysis. Major and updated topics are discussed such as aging societies, globalization and immigration. Special emphasis is put on the characteristics of welfare policies in Sweden. The development and distinctiveness of the Swedish Model is analyzed in a comparative and international perspective.

Social Policy in focus 7.5 credits corresponds to a part of the course Social Policy and family in focus 15 credits. The course may not be included in a degree together with Social Policy and family in focus 15 credits.

Application and eligibility

Social Policy in Focus, 7.5 credits

Visa tillfällen för föregående termin Autumn Term 2022 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen

Starts

1 November 2022

Ends

15 January 2023

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 50%

Required Knowledge

General entry requirements Entry requirements

Selection

Results-National university aptitude test-Academic credits

Application code

UMU-F2224

Application

Online applications are now open. You will be transferred to Universityadmissions.se. Application deadline is 17 January 2022. How to apply

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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Course is given by
Department of Sociology
Contactperson for the course is:
Department of Sociology