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Globalization, Poverty and International Social Work

Master's level | 15 credits | Course code: SW2277
Spring 2020
100% Day
Period: 20 January 2020 - 25 March 2020
2 Closed GU-27972
2) Only EU/EEA citizens and students with approved residence permit in Sweden can apply

About the Course

The focus of the course is development of the global society, social structures, economic patterns and international migration. It discusses conflicts and tensions related to increasing globalization. The development of poverty and other indicators of social dysfunction are analysed. Different levels of society concerning various types of social actions are considered. The course also discusses how increased global interaction leads to new global patterns of social problems.

Course Syllabus


Requirements and Selection

Requirements: A Bachelor´s degree in Social Work or in related topics, proficiency in English.

Selection: Selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 225 credits.

Tuition Fee

Application fee: 900 SEK
Full course cost: 21 003 SEK
First payment: 21 003 SEK

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

Study Guidance

Viktoria Jendmyr


Department of Social Work
Box 720
40530 Göteborg
Visiting address: Sprängkullsgatan 25

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