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Population, Migration and Mobility, 15 Credits

Swedish name: Befolkning, migration och mobilitet

This syllabus is valid: 2021-09-13 and until further notice

Course code: 2KG502

Credit points: 15

Education level: Second cycle

Main Field of Study and progress level: Human Geography: Second cycle, has only first-cycle course/s as entry requirements

Grading scale: VG Pass with distinction, G Pass, U Fail

Responsible department: Department of Geography

Established by: Head of Department of Geography and Economic History, 2021-09-15


The study of population development, human migration and mobility is central to solving many of the challenges faced by current societies. This course provides you with the key concepts and ideas for understanding population development and mobility at different spatial and temporal scale. Various theoretical perspectives and empirical examples on population growth and decline, voluntary and forced migration, daily mobility, and tourism mobilities are introduced. The implications to policy, practice, and sustainability are discussed.

Required Knowledge

Univ: 120 ECTS, 60 ECTS of which in a major field of subject.,

Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English B/6.


The literature list is not available through the web. Please contact the faculty.