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Scandinavian Studies: Cultural and Aesthetic Perspectives

Bachelor's level | 30 credits | Course code: KVL181
Autumn 2019
100% Day
Period: 2 September 2019 - 19 January 2020
2 Closed GU-14003
2) Only EU/EEA citizens and students with approved residence permit in Sweden can apply

About the Course

The course addresses foreign students with the aim of enlarging their knowledge of Swedish and Scandinavian society from cultural and aesthetic perspectives. Initially this course will explore  Scandinavian film and media in a social framework and furthermore focus the issues of music and national identity in historic and modern contexts, using as examples various music genres. The course provides an overview of the development of Scandinavian art and visual expressions and it will also focus other performative artistic expressions such as theatre and drama with focus mainly on Swedish modernism, from the Scandinavian modern breakthrough to the present.

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Requirements and Selection

Requirements: General entrance requirements

Selection: Selection is based upon average grade from upper secondary school (34 %), the number of credits from previous university studies (33 %) and Högskoleprovet - Swedish Scholastic Aptitude Test (33 %)

Tuition Fee

Application fee: 900 SEK
Full course cost: 42 007 SEK
First payment: 42 007 SEK

EU/EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students do not pay fees. More information on:

Study Guidance

Lise-Lotte Gustafsson, 031-786 5321 


Department. of Cultural Sciences
Box 200
40530 Göteborg
Visiting address: Vera Sandbergs allé 8

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