Pierre Bourdieu's Sociology of Education, 7.5 credits

Academic year 2022/2023

  • Autumn 2022, 50%, Campus

    Start date: 7 November 2022

    End date: 15 January 2023

    Application deadline: 19 April 2022

    Application code: UU-30506 Application

    Language of instruction: English

    Location: Uppsala

    Selection: Higher education credits (maximum 285 credits)

    Registration: 15 August 2022 – 11 November 2022

Entry requirements: A Bachelor's degree including at least 90 credits from a discipline pertaining to the social sciences or the humanities.


If you are not a citizen of a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are required to pay application or tuition fees. Formal exchange students will be exempted from tuition fees, as well as the application fee. Read more about fees.

Application fee: SEK 900

Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 12,500

Tuition fee, total: SEK 12,500

About the course

The course examines Pierre Bourdieu's sociology of education through a close reading and discussion of five of the sociologist's major works. Emphasis is put on key concepts, research methods and research findings, as well as on how Bourdieu's sociology can be applied in the analysis of current issues in sociology of education and culture.

More information


Department of Education

von Kraemers allé 1 A 752 37 Uppsala

Box 2136, 750 02 Uppsala

Study counsellor

Email: studievagledare@edu.uu.se