Migration and Social Change – a Life Course Perspective, 15 HECs
Migration och social förändring – ett livsloppsperspektiv, 15 hp
This course deals with how social change is shaped by individual life strategies. It combines studies of the literature with practical exercises in life-course analysis, based on interviews as well as analyses of register-based longitudinal data. The focus is on migration as a key event in the life career and as a process that shapes regions and places in both developed and developing countries.
Course coordinator: Charlotta Hedberg.
Course code: KG7206.
Cycle: Second Cycle.
Main field of study: Human Geography.
Language of instruction: English.
Pace percentage: 100%.
Course start: Autumn Semester.
Semester period: C–D.
Module sharing: No.
Special eligibility requirements: Bachelor degree incl. 90 HECs in one of the disciplines Human Geography, Business, Economic History, Geography, Economics, Urban and Regional Planning, Sociology, Demography, Statistics, Tourism or equal, or 15 HECs from a master programme in Human Geography, Urban and Regional Planning or Globalization, Environment and Social change.
Selection: Higher Education Credits (up to 270).
Application: See the University course and programme database.
Detailed information, including grading criteria, is presented at the course and module introductions and via the collaboration and learning environment Mondo. Course syllabus, required reading and timetable are available below.
April 4, 2013
Page editor: Anders Rickegård
Source: Department of Human Geography