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Information for students, faculty and staff regarding COVID-19. (Updated: 7 May 2021)

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Online and distance learning

Online and distance learning, or web-based education, can be a good option for those who want the flexibility of studying from anywhere in the world in an innovative educational experience. You don't need to be in Umeå to study at Umeå University.

How to apply for online and distance learning studies

Our distance learning courses and degree programmes have formal admission requirements (refer to the specific programme or course links for details). Students who wish to apply should apply online using the University Admissions in Sweden website (universityadmissions.se) during the open application periods.

Web-based
Representations of Parents and Parenting, 7.5 credits
  • Level Course, Master’s level
  • Study time 50%
  • Study form Web-based (online)
Subject: English
Web-based
Spanish, Nordic Noir as Global Literary Phenomenon, 7.5 credits
  • Level Course, Master’s level
  • Study time 50%
  • Study form Web-based (online)
Subject: Spanish Comparative Literature
Web-based
Swedish/Scandinavian Languages: Metaphor and Metonymy: A Cognitive Semantics Perspective, 7.5 credits
  • Level Course, Master’s level
  • Study time 50%
  • Study form Web-based (online)
Subject: Nordic Languages Linguistics Swedish
Web-based
Understanding food habits: a sociological perspective, 7.5 credits
  • Level Course, Master’s level
  • Study time 25%
  • Study form Web-based (online)
Subject: Food, Nutrition and Home Economic Studies