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Essay on Swedish Geography

Through the course Essay on Swedish Geography, 7,5 HECs, you will be able to describe and discuss, verbally and in written form, in depth knowledge in a chosen thematic field from the course ”Swedish Geography”.

This course primarily targets exchange students and foreign students at Stockholm University, especially students in geography, planning and other subjects in the social sciences.

  • Course structure

    It is a flexible module, i.e. much of the tuition is individual and the study tempo can be 50% during period C–D, about 80% period C and 20% period D, or about 20% period C and 80% period D.

    The Language of instruction is English.



    Teaching format

    Obligatory teaching format includes seminars and individual supervision.

    Detailed information, including grading criteria, is provided at the course introduction and via the learning platform Athena.

    Learning objectives

    On completion of this module students will be able to:

    • present verbally and in written form in-depth knowledge in a chosen topic of human geography research with illustrations and empirical data from the situation in Sweden. 


    The examination primarily involves individual in-depth work on an essay developing a chosen topic from the course “Swedish Geography”.


    Several teachers assess and grade within the course.

    Examiner: Lowe Börjeson, The Department of Human Geography

  • Course literature

    Note that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.
  • Contact

    Course coordinator
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