Freestanding course, Bachelor’s level
15 credits
Malmö daytime 100%
28 March 2022 - 5 June 2022
Full tuition fee: 20000 SEK
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About the course

Imagining Catastrophe is a course about catastrophe in our psychic, philosophical, and social space: how it is imagined in fiction, film, and other media, but also in policy, design, and disaster plans, how imagining catastrophes has become everyday social practice. In the course we analyse the constitutive subjects, agents, objects, and actions of imagined catastrophes.

Course content

Entry requirements and selection

Entry requirements

General entry requirements + Civics 1b / 1a1 +1a2. Or: Civics A, English B.

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


Swedish upper secondary grades 34%, University credits completed 32%, Swedish Scholastic Aptitude Test (SweSAT) 34%

Course literature

Course evaluation

The University provides students who participate in or who have completed a course with the opportunity to make known their experiences and viewpoints with regards to the course by completing a course evaluation administered by the University. The University will compile and summarize the results of course evaluations as well as informing participants of the results and any decisions relating to measures initiated in response to the course evaluations. The results will be made available to the students (HF 1:14)


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