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Swedish and Nordic history 7.5 credits

Svensk och nordisk historia
First cycle, H0007N
Course syllabus valid: Spring 2019 Sp 4 - Present
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Education level
First cycle
Grade scale
Subject group (SCB)
Main field of study

Entry requirements

In order to meet the general entry requirements for first cycle studies you must have successfully completed upper secondary education and documented skills in English language

More information about English language requirements


The selection is based on final school grades or Swedish Scholastic Aptitude Test.

Course Aim
The students will: - show knowledge of essential historical contexts from a Scandinavian and Swedish perspective.

The Viking Age. The unification of the nations. The growth of the state apparatus. The nation state. The period of great power. The period of freedom. Political, economic and social development until our own time.

Lectures and seminars.

Student skills (mainly set up under "Contents" above) are examined trough a take-home exam (part 1) and an assignment report (part 2). The course awards the grades pass with distinction (VG) pass (G) or fail (U).


Students must register for the courses themselves, or contact ETS educational administration , not later than three days after the quarter commences. Failure to do so can result in the place being lost. This rule also applies to students with a guaranteed place.

Transition terms

Josefin Rönnbäck

Transition terms
The course H0007N is equal to IES380

Literature. Valid from Spring 2019 Sp 4
Gustafsson, H, (1996), Nordens historia. Studentlitteratur.
Hedenborg, S. och Kvarnström, L.(2009)Det svenska samhället 1720 - 2006: Böndernas och arbetarnas tid. Studentlitteratur.
Lindkvist, T. och Sjöberg, M. (2006)Det svenska samhället 800 - 1720: Klerkernas och adelns tid. Studentlitteratur.
Rydström, J. & Tjeder, D. (2009). Kvinnor, män och alla andra: en svensk genushistoria. (1. uppl.) Lund: Studentlitteratur.
Finns även som elektronisk resurs: Rydström, Jens, 1955-. - Kvinnor, män och alla andra [Elektronisk resurs] : en svensk genushistoria / Jens Rydström och David Tjeder ; [fackgranskning: Maria Sjöberg och Yvonne Svanström].. - 2011

Studieanvisning och Artikelsamling.
Additional articles and litterature can be added.

Course offered by
Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences

CodeDescriptionGrade scaleCrStatusFrom periodTitle
0002Take-home examinationU G VG5.00MandatoryA15
0003Assignment reportU G#2.50MandatoryA15

Study guidance
Study guidance for the course is to be found in our learning platform Canvas before the course starts. Students applying for single subject courses get more information in the Welcome letter. You will find the learning platform via My LTU.

Syllabus established
The syllabus was established on February 28, 2007 and is valid from the autumn term 2007.

Last revised
by Director of Undergraduate Studies Daniel Örtqvist, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences 11 Jan 2019