SARB8016 - Current Issue


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Assignment
Grade: Passed / Not Passed

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Assignment 100/100 1 semesters

Course content

This course will be offered at regular intervals and will focus on current issues and methods that are of current interest. Topic, approach and lecturer will vary accordingly. A separate course description is created for each time a specific course is offered under this course code. The course can take place in autumn or spring, but only after special announcement.

Learning outcome

To develop the candidates qualifications according to new scientific knowledge and analythical reflections regarding the specific topic offered under the course code.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, seminars, written assignment (essay), presentations by the participants and discussions.

The course may be taught in either Norwegian or English.

The teaching can be canceled or changed if there are fewer than 5 registered, and/or that the department of social work does not have teaching capacity.

The course is only instructed by special announcement.

Compulsory assignments

  • Participation, presentation of paper and paper discussion

Further on evaluation

Participants are supposed to write a paper around 4500-5000 words linked to the course content but can also (doesn't have to) relate to the participant's own PhD-dissertation. The essay may not be used as part of the doctoral thesis.

Required previous knowledge

Master's degree or equivalent

Course materials

General and individually selected syllabus. The general syllabus is announced at the beginning of the course. Deadline for submission of individually selected syllabus is stated at the beginning of the course.

More on the course

Version: 1
Credits:  5.0 SP
Study level: Doctoral degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2023

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2024

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

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

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Social Work


Examination arrangement: Assignment

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Assignment 100/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Assignment 100/100



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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