Freestanding course, Bachelor’s level
30 hp
Malmö daytime 100%
30 August 2021 - 16 January 2022
Applications open 15 March

About the course

This multidisciplinary course is aimed for students interested in globalization, migration, segregation and integration. It provides basic knowledge and skills in the field of International Migration and Ethnic Relations, focusing on two main issues: the reasons for international migration and the results of international migration. Topics covered include immigrant policy, integration and segregation processes, racism, and cultural diversity.

Course content

The course contains the following modules:

- Global Migration – Introduction to Concepts and Theories

The first module comprises an overview of the field of International Migration. The students will be introduced to different concepts, theories and trends in International Migration and Ethnic Relations. The module will address questions such as: What is International Migration? What trends can be noted from different historical periods? How can we use International Migration theory to help us make sense of the world around us? How do societies cope with the challenges of International Migration?

- Ethnicity and Culture in a Contemporary World

The second module comprises an overview of Ethnic Relations. The students will be introduced to fundamental concepts concerning ethnic relations, and will learn how to identify different perspectives of relevance for the construction and reconstruction of ethnicity in a contemporary world.

Admission requirements

Admission requirements

General entry requirements + English B.

Merit rating is calculated based on Swedish upper secondary grades achieved, according to specific entry requirement 6/A6.


Swedish upper secondary grades 66%, Swedish Scholastic Aptitude Test (SweSAT) 34%

Course literature

Course evaluation

All students are offered an opportunity to give oral and written feedback at the end of the course. A summary of the results will be made available on the school’s web-pages. The students are also given a possibility to offer feedback for each module.

Student participation takes place through the course council


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