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Bachelor’s Degree, Full-time studies

Degree Programme in Social Services

Spring 2018

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BASIC STUDIES 70                                                        
Higher Education Studies and Working Life Skills
                                                       
Higher Education Studies and Working Life Skills 1 1
     
           
                             
Higher Education Studies and Working Life Skills 2 1
     
           
                             
Higher Education Studies and Working Life Skills 3 1  
     
           
                   
Higher Education Studies and Working Life Skills 4 1    
       
                 
         
Higher Education Studies and Working Life Skills 5 1      
         
                       
Research and development
                                                       
Information Technology and Basics of Research Activities 5
     
           
                             
Research and development activities 5    
         
                     
         
Basic studies I
                                                       
Finnish Language and Communication 3
     
           
                             
English Professional Skills, B2 3  
     
             
                         
First Aid 1
     
           
                             
Swedish Communication, B1
                                                       
Swedish for Working Life, Oral Communication (replacing compulsory Swedish) 1      
         
                         
     
Swedish for Working Life, Written Communication (replacing compulsory Swedish) 2      
         
                         
     
Basics of professional work in social services
                                                       
Introduction to social services 5
     
           
                             
Finnish life and society 5
     
           
                             
Introduction to social and health care system 5
     
           
                             
Basics of client work in social services
                                                       
Professional interaction and ethics 5  
     
             
                         
A process of client work 5  
     
             
                         
Communities, groups and lifestyle 5
     
           
                             
Client groups and client work in social services
                                                       
Social work and counseling 5  
       
               
                   
Upbringing and child protection 5  
     
             
                         
Multicultural and community work 5  
       
               
                   
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PROFESSIONAL STUDIES 45                                                        
Management and entrepreneurship
                                                       
Organizing welfare services 5    
       
                   
               
Entrepreneurship in wellbeing services 5    
       
                   
               
Immediate leadership and work community skills 5  
       
               
                   
Optional professional studies
(Select 30 ECTS)
                                                       
Social work for adults
(Select 30 ECTS)
                                                       
Basics of social work for adults
                                                       
Premises of Social Work with Adults 5    
       
                   
               
Client Groups and Service System in Social Work with Adults 5    
       
                   
               
Ethical Issues in Social Work 5    
       
                   
               
Methods of social work for adults
                                                       
Working Methods in Social Work Practice with Adults 5      
         
                         
     
Counselling Process 5      
         
                         
     
Active Participation 5      
         
                         
     
Early Education
(Select 30 ECTS)
                                                       
Basics of Early Education
                                                       
Basis for Early Education 5    
       
                   
               
Pedagogy of Early Education 5    
       
                   
               
Children`s Play and Observation 5    
       
                   
               
Advanced Studies of Early Education
                                                       
Family Work and Early Education 5      
         
                         
     
Special Education 5      
         
                         
     
Methods of Pedagogy 5      
         
                         
     
Child protection
(Select 30 ECTS)
                                                       
Preventative child protection.
                                                       
Basics of preventative child protection 5    
         
                     
         
Working with Families and Networks 5    
         
                     
         
Methods of preventative child protection 5    
         
                     
         
Child protection work with children and families
                                                       
Basis for child protection work with children and families 5      
         
                         
     
Child as a client of child protection 5      
         
                         
     
Working with families and networks 5      
         
                         
     
Activating methods
                                                       
Activating methods in social services 1
                                                       
Activatining and Creative Methods 5    
         
                     
         
Activating Methods in Client Work 5    
         
                     
         
Applications of Activating Methods 5    
         
                     
         
Youth Work
                                                       
Youth and Creativity 5      
         
                         
     
School as Growth Environment 5      
         
                         
     
Instructing Juvenile Teamwork 5      
         
                         
     
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OPTIONAL STUDIES 30                                                        
PRACTICAL TRAINING 45                                                        
Basic practical training
                                                       
Practical Training in Client Work Project 5  
     
             
                         
Practical Training in Client Work 10  
       
               
                   
Professional studies training
                                                       
Practical Training in RDI Projects and Services 5    
       
                   
               
Managerial Work / Specialized Client Work 10    
         
                     
         
Advanced professional studies training
                                                       
Advanced Professional Studies Training 15      
           
                           
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BACHELOR'S THESIS 20                                                        
Thesis planning 5    
         
                     
         
Thesis knowledge base 5      
         
                         
     
Thesis results and outcomes 5      
           
                           
Thesis reporting 5      
           
                           
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ECTS credits per period / semester / academic year 31 49 96 94 31 23.5 25.5 45.5 50.5 68.5 25.5 15.5 15.5 11.8 11.8 8.5 8.5 8.5 25.3 25.3 18.8 18.8 18.8 37.3 37.3 13.2 13.2 13.2

Due to the timing of optional and elective courses, credit accumulation per semester / academic year may vary.

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