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11506 EUR/year
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The Global Studies - Sustainable Societies and Social Change program from Jönköping University is interdisciplinary and focuses on cross-cultural, comparative research, and long-term social change. 

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Overview

The Global Studies - Sustainable Societies and Social Change program from Jönköping University curriculum is based on social science perspectives on sustainable development and social change, and includes sociology, anthropology, political science, and human geography. It is designed to form leaders with a deep understanding of sustainable development ideas and strategies, and their application in different settings. You will acquire the necessary critical thinking skills to inform policy and create social change with a long-term impact. 

After graduation from the program, you will have enhanced knowledge of sustainable development and social change with the relevant theoretical and practical knowledge to take on high-level roles in government agencies, non-government organisations and private firms. The program also prepares you for the possibilities to apply for third cycle studies, i.e., doctoral programs.

Carrer

After completing the program, you will be able to take on high-level roles in government agencies, non-government organisations and private firms. You also fulfil the requirements for third cycle studies, i.e., doctoral programs.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Critical Issues in Sustainability 1: Social Perspectives on Climate Change and the Environment
  • Critical Issues in Sustainability 2: Social Justice, Equality, and Human Rights
  • Project Planning, Management, and Sustainability Strategies
  • Research Methods 1 in Global Studies
  • Critical Issues in Sustainability 3: Urban and Rural Challenges

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 alternative credits
  • 1 year - 60 
  • 2 years - 120 

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The applicant must hold the minimum of a bachelor’s degree (i.e. the equivalent of 180 ECTS credits at an accredited university) with at least 90 credits in global studies or social science including independent work, i.e., a thesis or the equivalent. English 6 in the Swedish upper secondary school system or international equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11506 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5753 EUR per semester during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per semester during 12 months.
  • 58500 SEK

Living costs for Jönköping

7360 - 10800 SEK /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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