This page in Swedish

Doctoral course

Systematic Literature Reviews, 7.5 credits

Course information

Research education subject

  • Social Work

Course Syllabus

Course Syllabus

Course date

February 2025

Course description

The course deals with systematic literature reviews. During the course, the participants take their starting point in their own research area. The course focus with different strategies for conducting systematic literature reviews, defining, and problematizing the research object in relation to the doctoral student's own research area and research discipline. This includes searching, reviewing, and evaluating current and previous research, systematically compiling, synthesizing and problematizing the research, and to identify additional knowledge needed.

About the course

Course teachers: Associate Professor Björn Johansson and Professor Rolf Lidskog
Language of instruction: English 
Course type: On campus 


The course is not open for application. 

Admission requirements and selection

To gain access to the course and complete the examinations included in the course, the applicant must be admitted to a doctoral programme at Örebro University. Priority will be given to applicants from disciplines within the HS faculty. 


Associate Professor Björn Johansson: This is an email address
Professor Rolf Lidskog: This is an email address
Clara Lundkvist, Study and Research Administrator: This is an email address