HIST2009 - Norwegian and Nordic History after 1750


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
School exam 100/100 4 hours E

Course content

The course provides students with an in-depth exploration of selected topics in Norwegian or Nordic history after 1750. It will also challenge students by presenting important theoretical and methodological questions relevant to the topic of the course. The topic, time period and perspectives can vary from year to year. Possible topics include, governance, absolutism, enlightenment, the Nordic model, nature and environment, business life, labour organization, migration etc. The topics on offer within this course will vary from term to term depending on available staff at the Department. The topics on offer will usually be designed according to the individual lecturer's research interests. Information on topics for the academic year is found under studies on the webpage for the department with academic responsibility.

Learning outcome

A candidate who passes this course is expected to have the following learning outcome according to the course curriculum, defined as knowledge and skills.


The candidate

  • has comprehensive knowledge about most important developments within the specific field of modern Norwegian and Nordic history
  • in-depth understanding of the different theoretical and/or methodical perspectives and approaches in this field


The candidate is expected to

  • be able to reason, argue and orientate on chosen topics within the course's thematic scope
  • reflect orally and in writing on key issues and scholarly debates
  • use empirical knowledge and theoretical perspectives analytically

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, seminars and/or individual assignments. Some topics might entail excursions.

Compulsory assignments

  • Assignment

Further on evaluation

Four-hour final written examination.

Required previous knowledge


Course materials

See curriculum published at the start of the semester, and other materials (reading and lecture lists and other relevant information) published on Blackboard

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
HIST2625 7.5 AUTUMN 2018
More on the course

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2024

Language of instruction: -

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • History
Contact information


Examination arrangement: School exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD School exam 100/100 E 2023-11-23 09:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
SL310 blå sone Sluppenvegen 14 1
Spring ORD School exam 100/100 E 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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