Welcome to the course Theories and Methods in National and International Social Work, 15 cr!

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.

Period for course registration in Ladok: 3 January - 16 January

If you do not register on time, you will lose your place on the course.

Course information

This course is a full-time given between weeks 03-12.

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Reading list

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Course co-ordinator

Name Nessica Nässén


Telephone: n/a

Questions about registration and admission


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.

Course organisation and communication

Welcome to the University of Gävle and the course Theories and Methods in National and International Social work (SAG524). Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded 15 Higher Education Credits (HECs). This course is part of the Bachelor of Science programme in Social Work Specialization International Social Work 180 cr.

We will try to use a variety of pedagogical methodologies such as pre-recorded lectures; live discussion and student support; zoom-based group-work and oral presentation; online peer reviewing; reflective learning; academic publications' reviews; field-study report through Canvas. Presentations, as well as group assignments presented both in writing and orally.


This is a full-time course; that is, 15 HECs delivered over 10 weeks (Week 03-12) on an online teaching and learning mode. Communication is through Canvas and Zoom.

Please enroll on Canvas.

Please begin by reading the course Syllabus and Study Guide comprehensively.


We will begin the course with an introduction/information meeting. The meeting will be live on Zoom.

Looking forward to see you and having an interesting and enriching course together.


Ajit and Nessica

The course is given by the Faculty of health and occupational 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.

Published by: Liselotte Laurila Page responsible: Maria Strand Updated: 2021-12-15
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