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Sociology of Culture

  • Number of credits 7.5 Credits
  • Level Bachelor's level
  • Starting Spring Term 2018

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

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Starts

Lectures begin on week starting 19 March 2018

Ends

Lectures end during the week of 23 April 2018

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

Application deadline was 15 August 2017. 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

SEK900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK11,250

Total fee

SEK11,250

Starts

Lectures begin on week starting 19 March 2018

Ends

Lectures end during the week of 23 April 2018

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

Application deadline was 16 October 2017. 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

SEK11,250

Total fee

SEK11,250

Contact us

Contactperson for the course is: Erika Antill

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Course is given by
Department of Sociology