Social Science (1-30 Credits), 30 credits (91SH13)

Samhällskunskap (1-30 hp), 30 hp

Main field of study

No main field of study


First cycle

Course type

Programme course


Per-Olof Hansson, Johan Nordensvärd, Daniel Persson Thunqvist, Linnea Tengvall

Course coordinator

Per-Olof Hansson

Director of studies or equivalent

Mariana S Gustafsson

Main field of study

No main field of study

Course level

First cycle

Advancement level


Course offered for

  • Secondary School Teacher Programme with a specialization in Teaching in Grades 7-9 of the Compulsory School
  • Secondary School Teacher Programme with a specialization in Teaching in the Upper-Secondary School


Applies to all courses regardless of grading scale.

  • Students failing an exam covering either the entire course or part of the course two times are entitled to have a new examiner appointed for the reexamination.

If the course has a three-graded grading scale (U - VG), following applies:

  • Students who have passed an examination may not retake it in order to improve their grades.

The following applies to courses that include a compulsory component:

  • If special circumstances prevail, and if it is possible with consideration of the nature of the compulsory component, the examiner may decide to replace the compulsory component with another equivalent component.

If the LiU coordinator for students with disabilities has granted a student the right to an adapted examination for a written examination in an examination hall, the student has the right to it. If the coordinator has instead recommended for the student an adapted examination or alternative form of examination, the examiner may grant this if the examiner assesses that it is possible, based on consideration of the course objectives.


Three-grade scale, U, G, VG

Other information

Course revised 2020-04-02; Dnr LiU-2020-01361

Planning and implementation of a course must take its starting point in the wording of the syllabus. The course evaluation included in each course must therefore take up the question how well the course agrees with the syllabus.

The course is carried out in such a way that both men´s and women´s experience and knowledge is made visible and developed.

About teaching and examination language

The teaching language is presented in the Overview tab for each course. The examination language relates to the teaching language as follows: 

If teaching language is Swedish, the course as a whole or in large parts, is taught in Swedish. Please note that although teaching language is Swedish, parts of the course could be given in English. Examination language is Swedish. 

If teaching language is Swedish/English, the course as a whole will be taught in English if students without prior knowledge of the Swedish language participate. Examination language is Swedish or English (depending on teaching language). 

If teaching language is English, the course as a whole is taught in English. Examination language is English. 


Institutionen för ekonomisk och industriell utveckling


Eklund, Klas, (2017) Vår ekonomi : en introduktion till samhällsekonomin Fjortonde upplagan Lund : Studentlitteratur, [2017]

ISBN: 9789144117720

Giddens, Anthony, Griffiths, Simon, Nilsson, Björn, Carle, Jan, (2007) Sociologi 4., omarb. uppl. / svensk bearbetning: Jan Carle och Björn Nilsson Lund : Studentlitteratur, 2007

ISBN: 9789144019475

Goffman, Erving, Matz, Richard, (2001) Stigma : den avvikandes roll och identitet 2., omarb. uppl. [sic] Stockholm : Prisma, [2001]

ISBN: 9172975164,9789172975163

Hyltegren, G., & Lindqvist, S., (2010) Att utveckla elevernas tänkande. Stockholm: Liber.
Långström, S., & Virta, A., (2016) Samhällskunskapsdidaktik: om utbildning i demokrati och samhällsvetenskapligt tänkande. Lund: Studentlitteratur.
Lögdlund, Ulrik, Gottzén, Lucas, (2015) Sociologins teoretiker Gleerup

ISBN: 9789140678638

Skolverket, (2011) Kommentarmaterial till kursplanen i Samhällskunskap. Stockholm: Fritzes.


STN3 Written Examination U, G, VG 5 credits
STN2 Written Examination U, G, VG 5 credits
STN1 Written Examination U, G, VG 6.5 credits
SRE1 Written Presentation U, G 2 credits
OBL2 Mandatory Seminars D 0 credits
OBL1 Mandatory Seminars U, G 1 credits
MRE4 Written Presentation U, G, VG 4 credits
MRE3 Oral Presentation U, G 3 credits
MRE2 Oral presentation with a written assignment U, G 2.5 credits
MRE1 Oral Presentation U, G 1 credits

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