FAI3305 Gender, Work and Education 7.5 credits

Genus, arbete och utbildning

Offering and execution

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters

Course information

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

The course consists of two parts: one theoretical, 3.5 credits, with literature studies and discussion of theories and models and one project assignment, 4.0 credits.

The theory studies will be concentrated to eight themes:

  • Gender, Work and Family.
  • Gender, Organization and Management.
  • Gender and Higher Education.
  • Gender, Welfare and Power.
  • Gender, Philosophy and the Man of Reason.
  • Masculinities.
  • Intersectionality.
  • Gender Theory Classics.

The aim of the project assignment is to study an organization from a gender perspective.

Intended learning outcomes *

The objective of the course Gender, Work and Education is to provide the participants with a fundamental understanding of modern gender theory, its challenges and opportunities, and how to put theory into practice. Beside the theoretical foundation the course will consist of several practical applications.

The course objectives will be achieved through three sub-goals:

  1. To introduce gender theories and models.
  2. To use the theories and models to identify gender structures in organizations.
  3. From the theoretical platform suggest organizational change.

The course Gender, Work and Education will give the participants a basic knowledge in gender theories and models. The course objective is that the understanding of theories and models related to gender should enable the participants to develop gender equality in organizations.

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

Admission to postgraduate studies.

Recommended prerequisites

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Announced when the course starts.

Examination and completion

Grading scale *

P, F

Examination *

    Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

    The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

    The examination will consist of written assignments that will be completed continuously during the course and a project that will be reported at the end of the course.

    Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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    Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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    Björn Berggren

    Further information

    Course web

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    Offered by

    ABE/Real Estate Business and Financial Systems

    Main field of study *

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    Education cycle *

    Third cycle

    Add-on studies

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    Lotta Snickare, lotta.snickare@abe.kth.se

    Ethical approach *

    • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
    • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
    • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

    Postgraduate course

    Postgraduate courses at ABE/Real Estate Business and Financial Systems