BSA1003 - Inclusion and living conditions


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Home examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Home examination 100/100 2 days ALLE

Course content

This course focuses on the policy of workfare and inclusion of individuals into the labor market. The possibilities for integration and inclusion of different individuals and groups is discussed through theories. The relevance of differences in class, gender, ethnicity, health and education is central. The course will look into the consequences of globalization, migration, and transnationalism for working life, inclusion and exclusion.

Learning outcome

The student:
- has knowledge of workplace, labor market policy, and workfare as both a means and measure of inclusion.
- is familiar with mechanisms of exclusion and discrimination in working life, and consequences of marginalization
- has knowledge of the connection between health, education and participation in working life.
- has knowledge of strategies and measures in inclusion work, and of the interaction between relevant actors in the labor market and in the welfare system.

The student:
- can discuss and critically reflect on possibilities and limitations of the official policy of workfare.
- can reflect critically upon the ideals and inclusion strategies the welfare state, may apply to obtain working life inclusion,in meeting with differences in social class, ethnicity, gender, education and health.
- can reflect the relationship between migration, work participation and inclusion.

General competence
The Student:
- understands reasons for and consequences of different affiliation to work.
- understands the welfare system's different ways of including individuals and groups to contribute to labor marked inclusion, also in a minority/majority perspective.
- can analyze possibilities and limitations to working life inclusion in a critical and independent way

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, seminars and individual studies. Parts of the course may be given in English.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Social Work Programme (HSGSOB)

Required previous knowledge

The course has study rights requirements. This means that the course is reserved for students admitted to the programme Bachelor in Social Work at NTNU.

Course materials

Will be published on Blackboard at the start of the course

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
BSA1002 30.0 01.09.2018
HSAR1004 30.0 01.09.2018
ISA1003 30.0 01.09.2018
ISA1004 30.0 01.09.2018
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Social Anthropology
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Social Work



Examination arrangement: Home examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Home examination 100/100 ALLE

Release 2020-11-30

Submission 2020-12-02

Release 10:00

Submission 12:00

Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Home examination 100/100 ALLE INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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