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Sociology of Human-Environment Relationships

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

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

About the course

This course provides knowledge on current research in the field of environmental sociology. The aim of the course is to contribute to a deeper understanding of the relationship between society and environment with particular focus on people´s attitudes, perceptions and behaviour. During the course different perspectives are presented that within the social sciences are relevant in order to understand the challenges the society are facing when it comes to environmental issues. The perspectives presented includes aspects such as responsibility and justice, self-interest versus collective action and regulation of the state versus the market. The relation between attitudes, perceptions and behaviour is also discussed.

Application and eligibility

Sociology of Human-Environment Relationships, 7.5 credits

Visa tillfällen för föregående termin Autumn Term 2021 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen

Starts

2 November 2021

Ends

2 December 2021

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

90 credits in a main field of study within the social sciences including a thesis of 15 credits, or equivalent eligibility. Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish Upper Secondary course English A. Where 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-22210

Application

Application deadline was 15 April 2021. 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

SEK 900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK 11,625

Total fee

SEK 11,625

Starts

2 November 2021

Ends

2 December 2021

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

90 credits in a main field of study within the social sciences including a thesis of 15 credits, or equivalent eligibility. Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish Upper Secondary course English A. Where 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-F2222

Application

Application deadline was 15 January 2021. 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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Course is given by
Department of Sociology
Contactperson for the course is:
Department of Sociology