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Pedagogy as an academic discipline

The aim of the course is to in an advanced manner examine the research activities within the academic discipline of pedagogy. Main theories as well as research within the department’s research environments are examined.

Course information

Number of credits

15 credits

Given by

Department of Pedagogy and Learning

Open to

Students admitted to third-cycle studies in pedagogy.

Teaching language

Swedish and English



Next course occasion

Not decided

Study rate, or the equivalent

100 %


Admission to third-cycle studies in pedagogy is required.

Teaching method

Teaching in the course consists of lectures and seminars. The seminars are thematic and discuss different aspects of pedagogy as an academic discipline. Attendance at the seminars is compulsory and active participation is required.

Content of the course

 The course includes the following components:

  • Main theories and current research into the academic discipline of pedagogy
  • The institutional and pedagogical core.

For more information about the content of the course, see the course description.