Teaching and Learning – Extension

Teaching and Learning – Extension is open to teachers and staff with teaching assignments at Lund University. The course is based on the framework for qualifications provided by the Association of Swedish Higher Education (SUHF). It equals one week of fulltime work, i.e. 40 hours, corresponding to one and a half higher education credits.

Teaching and Learning - Extension is a project course that requires completion of the introductory Teaching and Learning in Higher Education course.

The course is comprised by an individual project including planning, reading, executing the project, followed by the writing of a reflective report in English or a Scandinavian language. 

Learning outcomes 

The course aims to give the participant the opportunity to develop as an academic teacher in a Swedish higher education context. In order to pass the course, the participant should, in writing, have demonstrated the ability to

  • reflect upon and problematise student learning in the context of a higher education teaching and learning activity, using relevant theories and research
  • discuss experiences from education and teaching using well-grounded arguments

Course outline

The course is comprised of individual work on a pedagogical project.  The participant chooses one of the following assignments: 

  • An auscultation
  • An investigation into student learning
  • Implementation and evaluation of a teaching and learning activity
  • Arranging a seminar on teaching and learning

Every year, there are two possible time slots for submission of the written report per email to the course leaders. The slots for this spring are:
8 - 21 May 2023
6 - 19 November 2023 

The course starts online 23 January 2023. 


In order to receive a course certificate, the report must be assessed and passed. In the event that a course participant does not complete a course within specified time limits, all course components must be submitted within three years of commencement in order for a course certificate to be issued.  

See syllabus (PDF,  205 k) 

Teachers: Nicolette Karst & Karin Steen.

About the course

Language: English
the workload on the course equals one week of full-time work. For doctoral students the course is evaluated to ECTS credits by your faculty.
Charge for admission
1.200 SEK
Nicolette Karst and Karin Steen

Apply no later than 30 November 2022.

Submit your application to your faculty contact.

Employees at the faculty of social sciences apply here.

Those who are not members of any of the faculties below apply to Lina Andersson, AHU, 046-222 39 00.

Sidansvarig: caroline.cabotuvet.luse | 2022-11-23