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Twentieth Century Swedish Intellectual History

  • Number of credits 7.5 credits
  • Level Bachelor's level
  • Starting Spring Term 2023

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About the course

This course covers Swedish intellectual history, from the early twentieth century and onwards, with a special focus on the role of science and technology in the shaping of Swedish nationhood, political culture, and public image. Students will gain insight into the role of expert knowledge in Swedish political culture, and the tension between democratic and technocratic tendencies in large scale public health projects, as well as in controversies over the regulation of and policies for energy, biomedicine, and the environment. Students are also introduced to the literature on national image making, epitomized in the Nobel prize, and will engage in theoretically informed discussions on the mutual shaping of science, technology, and society.

Application and eligibility

Twentieth Century Swedish Intellectual History, 7.5 credits

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Spring Term 2023 Visa tillfällen för efterkommande termin

Starts

22 March 2023

Ends

4 June 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-16502

Application

Application deadline was 17 October 2022. 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

22 March 2023

Ends

4 June 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-F1650

Application

Application deadline was 15 August 2022. 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

Contact us

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Contactperson for the course is:
Student counsellor for History and History of Ideas