Course SK1054

International Relations: an Introduction

7.5 Credits
First Cycle

Starts week 3, 2021

On completion of the course the student should be able to:

  • Account for the major theoretical perspectives and core concepts of the field of International Relations
  • Account for the major international political events since the beginning of the 20th century
  • Account for and problematize international cooperation and conflict from the perspective of the concepts of structure and actor within the field of International Relations
  • Apply the major theoretical perspectives on international political events, historical as well as current
Starts and ends:
wk3, 2021 - wk7, 2021
Study Rate:
Flexible (Falun)
Time of Day:
Teaching form:
Entry Qualifications:
  • General entrance requirements
    You also need: English B, Social Sciences A.
    Or: English 6, Social Sciences 1b or Social Sciences 1a1 + 1a2
    (Field-specific entry requirements 6/A6)
  • Exemption is given for Social Sciences A/ Social Sciences 1b or Social Sciences 1a1 + 1a2
Application Code:
Main field of study:
Online Education
Compulsory meetings:
0 physical
3 online
Computer Skills:

Surf on the Internet, read and send emails, use a word-processing programme (e.g. Word). Connect a camera and headphones to the computer and install a programme using instructions.

Computer Capacity:

Access to a computer (Not a mini pc, tablet or similar) that is not older than three years (or equivalent) and broadband connection, at least 1 Mbit/s (not mobile broadband, because mobile broadband can vary considerably in speed).

Means of Education:

Higher rate of web-based communication where our learning platform (Learn) is a natural element of the course. Web-based meetings with sound and image where simple presentations can be held. Lectures can be broadcast live or can alternatively be made available afterwards online.

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.
Information on application and tuition fees:
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