Disability and Society (SPE1008)

Disability and Society (SPE1008) is a 15 ECTS course in the spring semester at the Bachelor level. An oral exam finalizes the course. 

Spring semester (January-April/May)
Full time and Online
Teaching language
Application deadline
Oct. 15, 2022

Start of studies

An Orientation Week is arranged in the first week of the spring semester. Most lectures are expected to begin the same week.

About the course

Disability and Society (SPE1008) is a 15 ECTS course in the spring semester on Bachelor level. An oral exam finalizes the course. 

This course provides an introduction to how disability has been defined in various historical periods and presents different theoretical approaches to disability (medical, relational, social, administrative, post-modern). It will focus on social ideologies, structural forces, power, cultural systems, and societal arrangements that have shaped the meaning and experience of disability.

Online lectures

Please be aware that parts of this course will be held online, with in-person seminars.

Recommended prerequisites

One year or 60 ECTS credits of studies within the field of pedagogics or social sciences.

Course schedule

The course schedule will be published after 01 December for the following spring semester.

To view the schedule for spring 2021, click here.

Course material

To view the course material for SPE1008 Disability and Society, please search here. Do notice that the overview might not be available until a few weeks before the official semester start.

Possible course combinations



Additional courses

The following courses can be combined with all English courses at Campus Lillehammer (fall or spring):

Application deadline and admission

The course is available only for exchange students coming from our partner institutions. Contact the International Coordinator at your home institution to find out if you are eligible for exchange studies at Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences (INN University). Please notice that applications can be submitted for one campus only.

How much does it cost?

Free for exchange students.

Curricula and courses

For detailed information on the course, view the study plan.

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Practical information

On-campus housing is eligible for students applying for a full semester/academic year.

General information on accommodation at Campus Lillehammer.

This programme belongs to: Faculty of Education

Contact us

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International Coordinator