SOS2006 - Work and Organization


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Home examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Home examination 100/100 5 days

Course content

This course offers an introduction to sociological theories of work, organization of work, work environment and conditions of employment. These theories will be discussed in light of empirical examples from private as well as public sector, with a particular emphasis on the current trends of development in an international perspective.

Learning outcome

Knowledge - the student shall:

* through the presentation and review of central theories and actual issues, gain a basic sociological understanding of the area of work and labor organizations.

Skills - the student shall demonstrate the ability to:

* use the central theories and approaches to the analysis of actual issues in the field of work and labor organizations.

Learning methods and activities

2-4 hours of lectures and seminars every week throughout the semester according to the lecture plan. The compulsory activity can only be completed in the spring semester.

Compulsory assignments

  • Participation on relevant seminars and approved term paper(s)

Further on evaluation

Form of assessment: Home exam.

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Required previous knowledge


Course materials

To be announced at the beginning of the semester.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
SOS2003 7.5 AUTUMN 2011
SOS1015 7.5 AUTUMN 2011
SOS1003 7.5 AUTUMN 2011
SVSOS120 7.5 AUTUMN 2011
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2022

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

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

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Sociology and Political Science


Examination arrangement: Home examination

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





Room Building Number of candidates
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