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Department of Educational Sciences

Our programmes and courses

The subjects offered by the Department of Educational Sciences are:

  • Art Education
  • Curriculum Studies
  • Education

The department is responsible for giving freestanding courses and contract education within these subjects, as well as for the programmes in teacher education at the University, namely the Preschool Teacher Education Programme 210 hp, the Study Programme in Education for the Primary School 240 hp, the Study Programme in Education for the Secondary School 240 hp, the Upper Secondary Teacher Education Programme 300 hp and the Bridging Secondary Teacher Programme 90 hp.

Several of the courses and programmes are offered both on campus and as distance learning.

At the department, several well-established research teams carry out research.

The Department of Educational Sciences has 60 members of staff.


Head of Department
Annika Elm, senior lecturer
Telephone: +46 72 007 20 91
E-mail: annika.elm@hig.se

Published by: Sara Perttunen Sundberg Page responsible: Sara Perttunen Sundberg Updated: 2021-06-18
Högskolan i Gävle
Box 801 76 GÄVLE
026-64 85 00 (växel)