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 that the student will

  • understand how wide the conception of social
    work is
  • is able to find, profit and discuss scientific
    within the profession.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected
to be able to

  • describe central terms within social science
    behavioural science, and show understanding why
    will need this knowledge as a future bachelor of
    social services
  • know what and how you read and why within
    of social services
  • identify basic knowledge that a bachelor of
    service need in his work
  • distinguish theoretical perspectives in
    understanding the reality
  • show a practice to read scientific literature
    (books, articles) as entireties

Study activities

  • Lectures - 30 hours
  • Small-group work - 10 hours
  • Individual studies - 90 hours
  • Seminars - 3 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

Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

Tutorials are graded approved / not approved. The
individual assignment will be graded (from 1 to
5). Moreover the presentation and the active
participation of the tutorial during the seminar
has to be approved.


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


Sigfrids Ingmar

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Assessment methods

2016-09-26 - Reports and productions

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