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Latin American History and Present Time

Bachelor's level | 15 credits | Course code: LA1111
Autumn 2020
50% Distance
Period: 31 August 2020 - 17 January 2021
2) Only EU/EEA citizens and students with approved residence permit in Sweden can apply

About the Course

The course provides a thorough introduction to Latin America with a combined social science and humanistic perspective. We study Latin American history from the first population process up to the present day with respect to social, political and economic development and the historical development related to contemporary conditions and events. The course also aims to provide you with knowledge and understanding of the emergence and demarcation of the concept Latin America. The course makes use of diverse pedagogical methods (debates, films, etc) that helps you to increase your understanding of the theoretical analysis presented during the lectures.

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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: 21 250 SEK
First payment: 21 250 SEK

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

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