Welcome to the course Community work in marginalized neighbourhoods 7,5cr

On this page you will find information about your course, course registration and more. Here you will also find your course syllabus and the course timetable.

Course information

This course is a half-time campus course given between weeks 35-44.
Name of course

Community work in marginalized neighbourhoods

Course code


Application code



Faculty of health and occupational studies

Course co-ordinator

Name: Stefan Sjöberg


Phone: 026-648190

Course administration

Name: Lena Hjelm


Register on your course!

In order to register on your course, you first need to create a user account. Read more about how to activate your user account in our guide, "Five steps to get started".

If you do not register on time, you will lose your place on the course. Please contact your course administrator before the end of the registration period if you are experiencing problems with course registration.

If you are conditionally admitted you are not able to register on the course yourself.

Period for course registration: 16 august – 29 augusti

About the course

Course syllabus, reading list and timetable

Course syllabus, reading list and timetable

Course organisation and communication

Course organisation

The course will be given as a distance course. Almost all lectures are recorded. Seminars and some lectures will be given in real time by the distance IT-technology Zoom. Course language will be a combination of English and Swedish. Course literature is in English. The lecturers will speak English during lectures and Zoom webinars, but there will be parallel webinars in Swedish. Students who prefer so might speak Swedish during the webinars. Information and instructions regarding the webinars will be put on the learning platform Canvas. Students can choose to do the written examinations in English or Swedish.

Mandatory activities: Four Zoom webinars.

Examinations: written examination in form of a field study, Zoom webinars.

Log in to Canvas


Canvas, Zoom.

You will automatically be enrolled on the course in learning management system Canvas once you have registered for your course in Ladok. Please note that it can take up to 60 minutes for the systems to synchronise but after that you will be able to see your course in Canvas

Written exams

Registration for exams, including re-takes, is mandatory. You can register for exams via Ladok. You need to register at least ten days before the exam date. If you didn't register in time, you can not take your exam. No exceptions are made from this rule, we do not accept registrations when the deadline is passed.

If you are a distance study student and want to take your exam off-campus, you need to apply to do so at least three weeks prior to the exam date.

Published by: Lena Hjelm Page responsible: Lisa Olsson Updated: 2021-06-21
Högskolan i Gävle
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