Professional studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to show the connections between the human being and his/her environment.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to - identify the processes within a group - give a brief outline of the central terms in sociology and social psychology

Course contents

The Connections between the Human Being and the Environment

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Additional information

Tutorials are compulsory.

Recommended or required reading

Angelöv, B. & Jonsson, T. 1990. Introduktion till socialpsykologi. Lund: Studentlitteratur. Helkama, K., Myllyniemi, R. & Liebkind, C. 2000 Socialpsykologi. Malmö: Liber. Giddens, A. 2003. Sociologi. Lund: Studentlitteratur. Jallinoja, R. 1990. Introduktion till familjesociologi. Helsingfors: Utbildningsstyrelsen. Jallinoja, R. 2000. Perheen aika. Helsinki: Otava. Nilsson, B. 1993. Individ och grupp. Lund: Studentlitteratur. Nilsson, B. 1996. Socialpsykologi. Lund: Studentlitteratur. Olofsson, P-O. & Sjöström, B. 1993. Existens och sociala relationer: skiss till en existentialistisk socialpsykologi. Lund: Studentlitteratur. Sulkunen, P. 1999. Introduktion till sociologin. Begrepp och perspektiv. Porvoo-Helsinki-Juva: WSOY.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 16 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 2 hours
  • Small-group work - 19 hours
  • Individual studies - 96 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

  • Demonstrations and proficiency exams
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio


  • Arla Cederberg
  • Brantberg Bettina
  • Burman Nina
  • Ingmar Sigfrids
  • Nordlund-Spiby Rut


Sigfrids Ingmar

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Assessment methods

  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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