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Välkommen till kursen Ämnesdidaktisk VFU i engelska 15 hp (distans)

Här kan du läsa mer om kursregistrering, kurs­upplägg med mera. Här hittar du även länkar till din kurs­plan och kursens schema.

Register on your course!

Period for course registration in Ladok: 11 March - 24 March.

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.

Course information

Course information
Course and application code

ENG517 22510 dst

Study period and pace

This course is a full-time course given between weeks 13-22.

Syllabus and reading list

Find your syllabus and reading list


Find your timetable

Course co-ordinator

Jessika Nilsson



Questions about registration and admission


This is a full-time course which means a 45-hour-week at your VFU school participating in all activities involved in being a teacher at your level. We will expect to see you twice, for the introductory meeting at the beginning of the course and the examination meeting at the end of the course. The introductory meeting will take place on Zoom, preliminary date and time Friday, March 22, 13.00-15.00. The link for the meeting will be posted on Canvas. Time and place for the final meeting will be posted on Canvas. Attendance is mandatory.

The instructions for the course assignments will be posted on Canvas. These assignments are designed to help you meet the course learning objectives, but they are also a forum for sharing experiences among students and receiving feedback from your course instructor.

You can find more information about VFU in the teachers’ programme here: https://www.hig.se/Ext/Sv/Organisation/Akademier/Akademin-for-utbildning-och-ekonomi/Studentinformation/VFU---Lararprogrammen.html


It is important that you register for the course in Ladok as soon as registration opens. This will give you access to our course page in Canvas two weeks before the course starts. Canvas will be our main digital channel for communication, and this is where you will find material about our course such as the timetable, instructions, assignments, etc.

The course is given by the Faculty of Education and Business Studies.

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.

Service and Support


You need to apply for accommodation yourself. Please remember to do it in good time before your arrival. The University of Gävle does not provide any student accommodation.

Free Microsoft Office

As a student at the University of Gävle you have the opportunity to install Microsoft Office on up to five computers. The Office package includes Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook and Onenote.

  • Library

The library is located in the middle of campus and is open to everybody. You can reach all digital resources such as e-books and e-journals after logging in with your user account.

  • Residence permit
    • If you are a non-EU citizen you need to apply for a residence permit. Start the process of applying for a residence permit as soon as possible. This can be a slow process and take several months. It is therefore good to get started as soon as possible!

Student Centre

At the Student Centre you will meet knowledgeable staff that can assist you in just about anything regarding your studies at the University of Gävle. The Student Centre is located in building 22. You will also find a café in this area and TV displays showing current information and the daily timetabling. If you have any study-related questions, you can contact the Student Centre at studentsupport@hig.se

Student Support

  • Sometimes you need help to manage your studies and student life. At the University of Gävle we have several support functions to help you deal with various study-related situations, such as, for example, study guidance counselling, student health and welfare, and support for disabled students.

Tuition fees

  • If you have any questions about tuition fees, please find more information in our FAQ.

Web meetings with Zoom

  • Zoom are a services for web meetings at the University of Gävle. You usually need a webcam and headset with a microphone.
  • Web meetings with Zoom

Wireless network (wifi)

Eduroam (EDUcation ROAMing) gives you access to the Internet when you are staying on the University campus. It also provides internet access at other universities and colleges that are connected to eduroam. Eduroam also works at many airports, railway stations and hotels.

Publicerad av: Monika Karlsson Sidansvarig: Maria Strand Sidan uppdaterades: 2023-11-24
Högskolan i Gävle
Box 801 76 GÄVLE
026-64 85 00 (växel)