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Sociology of Culture

  • Number of credits 7.5 Credits
  • Level Bachelor's level
  • Starting Spring Term 2019

About the course

The aim of the course is to give an introduction to the sociology of culture. Its theoretical origins, as well as its potential in order to understand cultural phenomena and expressions in contemporary societies, are discussed. The major focus is on the cultural studies tradition and its key concepts such as representation, ideology and discourse. The course also includes discussion of central themes within the field; media, popular culture, gender and the body.

The course is taught in English. 

Application and eligibility

Sociology of Culture, 7.5 hp

Visa tillfällen för föregående termin Spring Term 2019 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen

Starts

Lectures begin on week starting 25 March 2019

Ends

Lectures end during the week of 29 April 2019

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

Basic eligibility

Selection

Results-National university aptitude test-Academic credits

Application code

UMU-F2232

Application

Online applications are now open. You will be transferred to Universityadmissions.se. Application deadline is 15 August 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.

Application fee

SEK900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK11,250

Total fee

SEK11,250

Starts

Lectures begin on week starting 25 March 2019

Ends

Lectures end during the week of 29 April 2019

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

Basic eligibility

Selection

Results-National university aptitude test-Academic credits

Application code

UMU-22302

Application

The online application opens 17 September 2018 at 13:00 CET. Application deadline is 15 October 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.

Application fee

SEK900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK11,250

Total fee

SEK11,250

Contact us

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