Innovations for Emerging Cities: Openlab Course Package

This course includes both course syllabus 2QA306 and 2QA307. Below you can read more on the Openlab Course Package.

Information about the course package

The course package Innovations for Emerging Cities: Openlab contains two multidisciplinary project courses.  Students can preferably read 15 ECTS by participating in both period 1 and period 2 (in that order) as a course package of 15 ECTS, a combination of Innovations for Emerging Cities: Openlab Multidisciplinary Project Course, Period 1 and 2. As an alternative the students has the option to study 7,5 ECTS in period 1 or period 2. Each period offer a multidisciplinary project course founded in challenge driven innovation.

Information about the course

The students learn about, and to apply, Design Thinking to develop solutions and innovations to a given societal challenge provided by The Stockholm County council or the Stockholm City Council. Students from different universities, disciplines and backgrounds work in teams to understand, define, identify, prototype and test innovative societal solutions to the challenges. Practical examples of, and tools to apply design-and innovation knowledge are of use both for future professional practice and academic pursuits. The students create innovative solutions that benefits societal development in relation to health and social care, education, construction and other types of urban developments. More information about OpenLab.

Autumn 2023

Study period 1: 2023-08-28-2023-11-05
Study period 2: 2023-11-06-2024-01-14

Study location: Stockholm
Pace of study: 50% - halftime, day time
Language of instruction: English
Course syllabus period 1 - 2QA306
Course syllabus period 2 - 2QA307

Spring 2024

Study period 1: 2024-01-15-2024-03-24
Study period 2: 2024-03-25-2024-06-02

Study location: Stockholm
Pace of study: 50% - halftime, day time
Language of instruction: English
Course syllabus period 1 - 2QA306
Course syllabus period 2 - 2QA307

Eligibility requirements

A Bachelor's degree or a professional degree worth at least 180 credits in healthcare. Or 180 credits from a study programme in medicine, dentistry, psychology or speech and language pathology. And proficiency in English equivalent to English B/English 6.

Selection

The selection is based on academic credits (30-285).

Application – Autumn 2023 intake

The online application must be submitted at universityadmissions.se by 17th of April 2023. All documents must have reached University Admissions by the deadline for the supporting documents 21 June 2023. Please follow the general instructions for admissions to freestanding courses.

The first selection results will be published at your account at universityadmissions.se on the 12th of July 2023. You must reply to your admissions offer.

Please note that the application is for a course package of two freestandning courses, 7,5 ECTS each, a total of 15 ECTS. An applicant can only be admitted to 45 ECTS in the application round.

Application – Spring 2024 intake

The online application must be submitted at universityadmissions.se by 16th of October 2023. All documents must have reached University Admissions by the deadline for the supporting documents 1st of December 2023. Please follow the general instructions for admissions to freestanding courses.

The first selection results will be published at your account at universityadmissions.se on the 11th of December 2023. You must reply to your admissions offer.

Please note that the application is for a course package of two freestanding courses, 7,5 ECTS each, a total of 15 ECTS. An applicant can only be admitted to 45 ECTS in the application round.