Extension studies

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Type of course

Free Elective

Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The overall aim with the course is to enhance the students’ ability for becoming reflective practitioners, more aware of their own behaviour, attitudes and actions and their impact on others and on the organisation. Further, the aim is to encourage students to analyse and critically review their practices and set it in a wider context. Summarizing, this could be achieved by linking practice with appropriate theories, models and concepts.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to work in projects around health care. The student know how to start, report, handle and documenting a project process.

Course contents

Individual project work.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Requirement on having passed the course 'leadership, common studies'

Previous course names


Recommended or required reading

Eliassen, K & Sitter, N (2008) Understanding Public Managment, Sage
Mills, J., Dye, K. & Mills, A. (2008) Understanding organizational change, Routledge.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 20 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 10 hours
  • Tuition managed by students but supervised by the teacher - 30 hours
  • Individual studies - 60 hours
  • Web-based and web-supported studies - 13 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 73 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 60 hours

Mode of Delivery

Multiform education

Assessment methods

Reports and productions


  • Gustavson Mia
  • Wikström-Grotell Camilla
  • Sigfrids Ingmar


Gustavson Maria

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Group size

No limit

Course completion date

Date for course completion will be announced later

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Assessment methods

2008-11-20 - Reports and productions

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