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Courses open for late applications

The courses below will open up for late application on July 15 and applications are made via

Please note that late applications are processed in order of date so it is important to apply as soon as possible.


Bachelor level distance courses:

COSB30: China Today-Political Developments, Societal Issues and Global Influences (7,5 credits)

This course provides foundational knowledge on the Chinese political system and the political developments since the initiation of economic reforms in 1978. It analyses a number of key issues and challenges that characterise Chinese contemporary society, including. environmental issues, socioeconomic development, and issues related to regional differences and social inequalities.

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COSB40: Contemporary South-East Asia - Political Developments and Societal Issues (7,5 credits)

In this course we explore the most pressing issues defining contemporary politics and society in this dynamic and diverse region. The course focuses on key questions that engage and shape contemporary Southeast Asia. It explores democratic, authoritarian, and populist trends and dynamics

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COSB55: Contemporary Japanese Society (7,5 credits)

This course examines contemporary Japanese society, focusing on issues such as politics, pop culture, demographic change and environment. We go beyond media stereotypes and internet cliches to get a deeper understanding of what Japan is and where it's going.

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Master's level campus courses:

COSM32: East and South-East Asia's Role in the Global Economy (7,5 credits)

The aim of the course is to provide students with an understanding of the impact of the factors, processes and consequences of globally organised production on individuals and nations in East and South-East Asia. The course discusses economic theories from an interdisciplinary perspective to promote a critical understanding.

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COSM33: Human Rights in East and South-East Asia (7,5 credits)

The aim of the course is to enable students to critically analyse the problems and future prospects of human rights work in East and South-East Asia. Focus is placed on the cultural, social, economic and political factors that prevent or promote the protection for human rights in different societies in East and South-East Asia.

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Admission questions?

If you have any admission questions, please contact:

Nina Brand
International coordinator

Phone: +46 46 222 3861
E-mail: nina [dot] brand [at] ace [dot] lu [dot] se