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SOS3519 - International Perspectives on Organizations, Work and Welfare State

About

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Assignment with an adjusting oral exam
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Assignment with an adjusting oral exam 100/100

Course content

This course offers a theoretical and empirical lens for understanding contemporary challenges within the fields of organizations, work and welfare state. The focus will be on societal perspectives and draws upon research from leading scholars in these fields. The course suits master students in sociology/political science and the students in Social Sciences with Teacher Education. The course is especially suitable for students that want to write their master thesis with a societal perspective on organizations, work and/or welfare state, but can also be used as a starting point for a deeper understanding of the interrelations between organizations, working life and the welfare state.

Learning outcome

Knowledge - the student shall:

* understand how intersecting processes in organizations, working life, welfare state and family takes place in different societal contexts.

Skills - the student shall demonstrate the ability to:

* accomplish and present an independent analysis connected to a theme of the course.

* discuss own work and work of others in oral form.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and seminars. If few students attend the course in the first two weeks of teaching, the course will be given as an individual study course with supervision. Whether or not the course is offered also depends on the department's available resources.

Compulsory assignments

  • Presentation with handout

Further on evaluation

Form of assessment: Individual paper with an adjusting oral exam. The oral exam covers the term paper as well as readings. The oral exam will be used to adjust the term paper's grade by a maximum of one grade. Both the term paper and the oral exam must be retaken at a repeat of the exam.

Specific conditions

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

Required previous knowledge

60 credits including SOS1002 or an equivalent course in research methods. The requirement must be fulfilled to be admitted to the course.

Course materials

To be decided at the start of the course

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
SOS8532 10.0 AUTUMN 2019
SOS3607 7.5 AUTUMN 2019
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Facts

Version: 1
Credits:  15.0 SP
Study level: Second degree level

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2021

Language of instruction: English

Location: Trondheim

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

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Sociology and Political Science

Examination

Examination arrangement: Assignment with an adjusting oral exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Assignment with an adjusting oral exam 100/100

Release
2021-11-10

Submission
2021-11-24


09:00


15:00

INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Assignment with an adjusting oral exam 100/100

Submission
2022-05-20


15:00

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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