Course AS3015

African Studies: Human Rights and Democracy in Africa South of the Sahara

7 Credits
Second Cycle

Starts week 3, 2021

After completion of the course, the student shall be able to:

  • show in-depth knowledge about the relationship between issues of human rights, religion, and local traditions in Africa south of the Sahara, and the ability to convey this knowledge to others
  • critically and independently analyze theories of human rights and democracy and their relevance for different societies in Africa south of the Sahara.
  • formulate and discuss possible development scenarios in the area of human rights and democracy in some contexts south of the Sahara
  • show respect for different cultural and religious traditions while relating them to human rights issues
  • evaluate his or her own learning process.
Starts and ends:
wk3, 2021 - wk7, 2021
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C: Course only offered as part of course package.
Entry Qualifications:
  • Bachelor Degree of 180 credits in the field of Humanities, Social Sciences or Education and English B/6 from Swedish upper secondary school or equivalent knowledge. No knowledge of Swedish is required.
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Tuition Fee
First Tuition Fee Installment:
10,150 SEK
Total Tuition Fee:
10,150 SEK
EU/EEA Citizens or exchange students are not required to pay fees.
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