Race and Ethnicity in the USA, 7.5 credits

Academic year 2021/2022

  • Autumn 2021, 100%, Campus

    Start date: 8 November 2021

    End date: 19 December 2021

    Application deadline: 15 April 2021

    Application code: UU-55052 Application

    Language of instruction: English

    Location: Uppsala

    Selection: Final school grades (60%) - Swedish Scholastic Aptitude Test (40%)

    Registration: 2 August 2021 – 10 October 2021

Entry requirements: General entry requirements and English 6 or English B


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 11,250

Tuition fee, total: SEK 11,250

About the course

The course deals with the debate about which factor, race or ethnicity, is more important in describing today's US society. Issues taken up include are the different minority groups, the relationship between minorities and the majority culture, affirmative action for minorities, and what it means to be an American in the early 21st century.

More information


Department of English

Engelska parken, Thunbergsvägen 3 L

Box 527, 751 20 Uppsala

Telephone: 018-471 1247 018-471 1245

Email: Info@engelska.uu.se

Study Counsellor

Telephone: +46 18 471 12 47