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First Cycle Courses

 

2016/17: Course list - Spring term 2017

2017/18: Course list - Autumn term 2017

2017/18: Course list - Spring term 2018

Course details - how to find a syllabus or literature list

Introduction

How the term and credits are structured

Examination

Education cycles

Other admissions and credit information

 

Introduction

The Faculty of Social Sciences offers exchange students single subject courses from different disciplines within the field of Social Sciences.

Several of the courses offered deal with the "Swedish model in change". This concept carries different meanings in different disciplines.

A smart solution for exchange students.

The idea of a "unique" Swedish way has been referenced historically as the early development of an advanced welfare state, a "middle road" between capitalism and communism. Some of the courses explore this perspective and discuss to what extent there still is a Swedish model and, in that case, what challenges this model faces in an internationalized world.

Courses may fall under broad themes of "Democracy and Welfare" (marked below with *) and "Global Studies" (marked below with ¤).

Faculty of Social Sciences exchange students can choose freely from the courses offered below.

Course details - syllabus/literature list

Use the course code to search the course syllabus database for a syllabus or literature list. Each syllabus includes course objectives, learning outcomes, pre-requisites, and more. Note that these documents may be updated closer to the start of the class.

How the term is structured: one course per quarter/module

One Swedish credit = 1 ECTS. The normal workload for one semester is 30 credits/ECTS. The semester is sub-divided into four quarters. A 7.5 credit class taken in one quarter is a 100% pace class; so is a 15 credit class over two quarters. A 7.5 credit class that is spread over two quarters is a 50% pace class. Almost all the courses offered at the Faculty of Social Sciences are 100% pace (exceptions noted next to the course listing below). You will normally take one 7.5 credit class each quarter (or, for example, one course of 15 credits and two courses of 7.5 credits). It is not advisable to study more than one course during the same quarter/module, since lectures might collide and the workload would be too heavy.

Examination

Regular examination takes place during each course period. It is not a separate overall examination period at the end of the semester or year. 

Education cycles

Note! Undergraduate students should select courses from the First Cycle Courses. Courses in the "Second Cycle Courses" section require a bachelor's degree or equivalent, and possibly other pre-requisites.

Other admission and credit information

Important note: No applications will be considered until we have received an official nomination from your home university that you have been selected and accepted to come to the Faculty of Social Sciences or one of its departments as part of a current exchange programme. A 30 credit guarantee only applies to courses in the first cycle, and for students arriving on first-cycle level agreements with the Faculty of Social Sciences or one of its departments.


First Cycle Courses Autumn 2017 

To find more information about a class, such as a syllabus or literature list, see the course details section. Note that all courses are subject to change or cancellation, for example in cases of low enrollment. Q+number after the date shows the quarter(s) the course is held.


Special Course in Conflict Resolution, Introduction to International Conflict Resolution, 7.5 credits

Course code: IK1621
Period: August 28 - September 28 (Q1)
School of Global Studies

Comparing Media Systems Around the World, 7.5 credits

Course code: MK1604
Period: August 28 - September 28 (Q1)
Department of Journalism, Media and Communication

NOTE: This course is also offered in spring 2018


Global Gender Studies: Perspectives on Sex and Gender, 15.0 credits

Course code: GS1115
Period: August 28 - October 31 (Q1-2)
School of Global Studies

Swedish Politics in a Comparative Perspective, 7,5 credits

Course code: SK1137
Period: September 29 - October 31 (Q2)
Department of Political Science
NOTE: This course is also offered in spring 2018

Practices and Methods in International Conflict Resolution, 7.5 credits

Course code: IK1622
Period: September 29 - October 31 (Q2)
School of Global Studies

Global Studies: Key Concepts, 7.5 credits

Course code: GS1621
Period: November 1 - December 4 (Q3)
School of Global Studies

NOTE: This course is also offered in spring 2018

Foreign Policy Analysis, 7.5 credits

Course code: SK1136
Period: November 1 - December 4 (Q3)
Department of Political Science

Psychology of Innovation, 7.5 credits

Course code: PC1111
Literature list

Period: November 1 - January 14 (Q3-4)
Department of Psychology

NOTE: 50% pace, evening class

Global Gender Studies: Agency and Structure, 15.0 credits

Course code: GS1116
Literature list

Period: November 1 - January 14 (Q3-4)
School of Global Studies

Global Cities, 7.5 credits

Course code: MU1625
Period: December 5 - January 14 (Q4)
School of Global Studies

Swedish Environmental Politics in a Coparative Perspective, 7.5 credits

Course code: SK1139
Period: December 5 - January 14 (Q4)
Department of Political Science

NOTE: This course is also offered in spring 2018

Opinions in a Mediatized Society. PR, Journalism and Public Opinion, 7.5 credits

Course code: MK1603
Period: December 5 - January 14 (Q4)
Department of Journalism, Media and Communication

NOTE: This course is also offered in spring 2018

Global perspectivs in social work , 7.5 credits

Course code: SW1118 (New! H17)

Period: December 5 - January 14 (Q4)
Department of Social Work

NOTE: This course is also offered in spring 2018
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First Cycle Courses Spring 2017

To find more information about a class, such as a syllabus or literature list, see the course details section above. Note that all courses are subject to change or cancellation, for example in cases of low enrollment. Q+number after the date shows the quarter(s) the course is held.


Global Studies: Key Concepts, 7,5 credits

Course code: GS1621
Literature list

Period: January 16th – February 16th (Q1)
School of Global Studies

Swedish Group Psychology in a Comparative Perspective, 7,5 credits

Course code: PC1117
Period: January 16th – February 16th (Q1)
Department of Psychology

Global Gender Studies: Discourses and Theories on Power and Politics, 15.0 credits

Course code: GS1215
Literature list

Period: January 18th – March 22nd (Q1-2)
School of Global Studies

Culture and Sexuality in Modern Swedish Society: From "the Swedish Sin" to Queer, 7.5 credits

Course code: MU1626
Period: February 17th – March 22nd (Q2)
School of Global Studies

Swedish Politics in a Comparative Perspective, 7.5 credits

Course code: SK1135
Period: February 17th – March 22nd (Q2)
Department of Political Science

Democracy and the European Union, 7.5 credits

Course code: EU1141
Period: February 17th – March 22nd (Q2)
Department of Political Science

Globalization and new forms of organizing, 7,5 credits

Course code: PV1238
Period: February 17th – March 22nd (Q2)
Department of Sociology and Work Science

Prospects for Environmental Politics, 7.5 credits

Course code: SK0050
Period: March 23rd – April 27th (Q3)
Department of Political Science

Mass Media in Sweden, 7.5 credits

Course code: MK1601
Period: March 23rd – April 27th (Q3)
Department of Journalism, Media and Communication

Local and Global Social Movements, 15.0 credits

Course code: SC1215
Literature list

Period: March 23rd - June 4th (Q3-4)
Department of Sociology and Work Science

Global Gender Studies: Political Economies and Space, 15.0 credits

Course code: GS1216
Period: March 23rd - June 4th (Q3-4)
School of Global Studies

Opinions in a Mediatized Society. PR, Journalism and Public Opinion, 7.5 credits

Course code: MK1603
Period: May 2th – June 4th (Q4)
Department of Journalism, Media and Communication

Children in adverse life situations, 7.5 credits

Course code: SW1116
Literature list

Period: April 28th – June 4th (Q4)
Department of Social Work

 


First Cycle Courses Spring 2018 

To find more details about a class, such as a syllabus or literature list, see the course information section.

Course lists for the following academic year are updated here in late March/early April.

 

Global Gender Studies: Discourses and Theories on Power and Politics, 15.0 credits

Course code: GS1215
Literature list

Period: January 15th – March 21st (Q1-2)
School of Global Studies


Global Studies: Key Concepts, 7,5 credits *

Course code: GS1621
Period: January 15th – February 15th
School of Global Studies

Swedish Group Psychology in a Comparative Perspective, 7,5 credits *

Course code: PC1117
Period: January 15th – February 15th
Department of Psychology

Swedish Politics in a Comparative Perspective, 7,5 credits

Course code: SK1137
Period: February 16th – March 21st
Department of Political Science

Culture and Sexuality in Modern Swedish Society: From "the Swedish Sin" to Queer, 7.5 credits *

Course code: MU1626
Period: February 16th – March 21st
School of Global Studies

Democracy and the European Union, 7.5 credits

Course code: EU1141
Period: February 16th – March 21st
Department of Political Science

Globalization and new forms of organizing, 7,5 credits

Course code: PV1238
Period: February 16th – March 21st
Department of Sociology and Work Science

Swedish environmental politics in a comparative perspective, 7.5 credits *

Course code: SK1139
Period: March 22nd – April 26th
Department of Political Science

Comparing Media Systems around the World, 7.5 credits *

Course code: MK1604
Period: March 22nd – April 26th
Department of Journalism, Media and Communication

Local and Global Social Movements, 15 credits

Course code: SC1215
Literature list

Period: March 22nd – June 3rd
Department of Sociology and Work Science

Global Gender Studies: Political Economies and Space, 15.0 credits

Course code: GS1216
Period: March 22nd - June 3rd (Q3-4)
School of Global Studies

 

Opinions in a Mediatized Society. PR, Journalism and Public Opinion, 7.5 credits *

Course code: MK1603
Period: April 27th – June 3rd
Department of Journalism, Media and Communication

Global perspectivs in social work , 7.5 credits

Course code: SW1118 (New! H17)
Period: April 27th – June 3rd

Department of Social Work

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