Course ARK227

Human Rights and Democracy in Sub-Saharan Africa

7.5 Credits
Second Cycle

Starts week 4, 2020

After the course the student should be able to:
  • express deep knowledge of varying relationships between Human Rights issues, religions, and local traditions in Africa south of the Sahara, and the ability to convey this knowledge to various persons and groups
  • critically and independently analyze theories of Human Rights and democracy and their relevance for different societies in Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • articulate and consider hypothetical developments in the area of Human Rights and democracy in some Sub-Saharan contexts
  • show respect for the equal value of all human beings as well as for different cultural and religious traditions while relating them to Human Rights issues
  • evaluate one’s own learning process.
Starts and ends:
wk4, 2020 - wk13, 2020
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Entry Qualifications:
  • At least a Bachelor of Arts consisting of 180 higher education credits within the areas of Hu-manities, Social sciences or Education, or the equivalent.
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Tuition Fee
First Tuition Fee Installment:
10,875 SEK
Total Tuition Fee:
10,875 SEK
EU/EEA Citizens or exchange students are not required to pay fees.
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