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Consumer Culture


Do you want to learn more about contemporary consumer culture? Apply to our course Consumer Culture, which gives you theoretical concepts and tools for understanding how digitalisation, globalisation and sustainability impacts on consumption.

    This course offer students an opportunity to acquire knowledge and understanding of the emergence of consumer culture as a phenomenon and research area. During lectures and seminars, we will cover key concepts, theories and models within the research area of consumer culture and demonstrate how consumer culture research can be used to interrogate and analyse different consumption phenomena. The course consists of four parts that interrogate some of the key developments in contemporary consumer culture. The first part introduces consumer culture as field and research area and presents key concepts. The second part deals with consumer culture and globalisation. The third part addresses the consumer culture and digitalisation and the fourth part focuses on the consumer culture and ethical consumption.

    Course information:

    Introduction and course start

    Introduction and first lecture:
    28 August, at 9 - 11 am, lecture hall C127, Campus Helsingborg
    Lecturer: Maria Fuentes

    How to apply:

    Students studying the Master programme in Service Management: Apply through LADOK at Studentportalen. Information about the application will be sent out to our students before Summer. 

    Students at the Faculty of Social Sciences:
    You apply through the Swedish application site Deadline is April 17th 2023.
    Log in using your LU student ID. First select Lund University in the drop-down menu and enter your LU login and password. You may be able to log in with your original ID from university admissions, but by proving you are a current student at LU you will avoid the application fee.

    More information can be found at Graduate school at the Faculty of Social Sciences
    The Third Term Handbook at Graduate school will be available as a pdf during spring 2023.

    Incoming exchange students:
    Find more information on how to apply as an exchange student, visit this webpage.