About the course

Course content

The course focuses on how history didactics is addressed in different cultural and educational contexts. Mediation of history within different institutions like states, museums and schools is examined. The course address how the past can be related to the present and the future from a number of perspectives, something that enables a critical approach on history didactics. The course also contain field studies in order to combine theoretical aspects with case studies of mediations of history.

Syllabus and course literature

You can find a list of literature in the syllabus, along with other details about the course.

Entry requirements and selection

Entry requirements

A Bachelor’s degree equivalent to 180 credits with a major (90 credits) in a subject relevant to Historical Studies, such as Ethnology, Archeology, Literary History, History of Ideas or Economic History.


University credits completed 100%

Course evaluation

Malmö University provides students who participate in, or who have completed a course, with the opportunity to express their opinions and describe their experiences of the course by completing a course evaluation administered by the University. The University will compile and summarise the results of course evaluations. The University will also inform participants of the results and any decisions relating to measures taken in response to the course evaluations. The results will be made available to the students (HF 1:14).