The course takes place in period

  • 3 (2022-01-01 to 2022-03-13)
  • 4 (2022-03-14 to 2022-07-31)


General studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

This course is taught and administrated by Diak

The aim of the course is that the student

  • is familiar with the society and understand
    the public and economical connections within
    the profession in the public and private
  • can describe the possibility to public
    influence, explain how the working life is
    organized and be aware of the legislation that
    underlie the labour market.
  • is familiar with the Nordic welfare model as
    a base of values.
  • is familiar with the own working field and
    see possibilities to be an entrepreneur

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is
expected to

  • be able to describe the structure of the
    society and the legislation and other
    regulations that is a base for how the society
    is working
  • be familiar with the legislation that is
    essential for the profession
  • realize the value of multi professional co-
  • be able to distinguish and put into practice
    the most relevant legislation within the field
    of labour legislation
  • be able to describe the structure of the
    society according to existing legislation and
    be able to identify his or her own
    possibilities to influence
  • be able to discuss the meaning of the Nordic
    welfare according to the own profession
  • be able to describe the welfare services the
    local authorities offer according to existing

Recommended or required reading

Information will given by the teacher during the

Study activities

  • Lectures - 21 hours
  • Individual studies - 112 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 133 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Exams (written-, oral-, home-)

Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student should pass the
following examinations:
A written exam


  • Gray Pamela
  • Sigfrids Ingmar
  • Tana Jonas


Sigfrids Ingmar

Group size

No limit (16 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Course enrolment period

2021-12-24 to 2022-01-20

Assessment methods

  • 2019-11-19 - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Other assignments
Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2022-01-12 09:00 - 12:00 Society and Legislation Lecture 1
2022-01-18 13:00 - 16:00 Society and Legislation Lecture 2
2022-01-24 13:00 - 16:00 Society and Legislation Lecture 3
2022-02-01 13:00 - 16:00 Society and Legislation Lecture 4
2022-02-08 09:00 - 13:00 Society and Legislation Lecture 5
2022-02-15 09:00 - 12:00 Society and Legislation Lecture 6
2022-02-28 09:00 - 11:30 Society and Legislation Online/ Exam

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