This course aims to deepen the students' knowledge regarding central issues within peace and development. Special attention is given to the ability to connect different theoretial points of departure to analysis of actual situations, that in turn can affect the conditions for structural change, social conflicts and global security. The first module focuses on some of the central issues of the field; global development and security. The second module highlights the methodological conditions for peace and development research, from a multilevel perspective. At the end of the course, students write their Bachelor's thesis (15 credits).
Växjö – the student city with a living campus
Just south of Växjö’s city centre you will find Linnaeus University’s campus. In Växjö, many students choose to live on campus.
Here you will have five minutes’ walking distance to friends, restaurants, lecture rooms, gym, grocery store, the University Library, nature trails, and student pubs. If you live in another part of Växjö, you can quickly get to the university by bus or bicycle.
With its 90 000 inhabitants, Växjö is one of the fastest growing cities in Sweden. Here you will find the famous Småland entrepreneurship spirit and a lot of companies, for instance within the IT industry – perfect for when you are looking for an internship position or a job. Växjö is also one of Europe’s greenest cities where you have easy access to nature, forest and lakes.
Build your own degree
Did you know that you can combine single-subject courses to build your own degree? In this way, you can design your own degree based on your interests and the career you are aiming for. Learn more about how you can build your own degree and become unique on the labour market.