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Social Change

Course
Master’s level
15 credits (ECTS)
Study pace
100%
Time
Day
Location
Göteborg
Study form
Campus
Language
English
Duration
-
Application open
-
Application code
GU-17552
Tuition
Full education cost: 21 750 SEK
First payment: 21 750 SEK

No fees are charged for EU and EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students.

More information about tuition fees

Application opens 15 March 2021

About

This course addresses general theories of social change in modern society with a particular emphasis on theories and analyses of globalization as a process of change. In particular the role of capitalism, colonialism, the nation state, nationalism and social movements in relation to globalization are reviewed and discussed. Further, the students undertake project work in which they empirically investigate and analyse a social movement in relation to its globalized context.

Prerequisites and selection

Requirements

To be eligible to the course 15 credits in Sociology at the advanced level is required or the equivalent. For students registered before 2007-07-01 at least 80 credits in Sociology, Social Psychology or Criminology is required. Applicants must prove their knowledge of English: English 6/English B from Swedish Upper Secondary School or the equivalent level of an internationally recognized test, for example TOEFL, IELTS.

Selection

Selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 285 credits