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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
     
         
                       
Swedish Language and Communication
                                               
Swedish Language, oral communication 1  
     
           
                   
Swedish Language, written communication 2  
     
           
                   
English Professional Skills, B2 3  
       
             
             
First Aid 1
     
         
                       
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
                                               
Basics of social work for 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
                                               
Group and role theories 5    
       
                 
         
Activatining methods 5    
       
                 
         
Group analysis 5    
       
                 
         
Activating methods in social services 2
                                               
Action Methods with Young People 5    
         
                   
   
Applications of activating methods 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 72 153.5 13.5 31 33.4 38.6 80.4 73.1 13.5 15.5 15.5 16.7 16.7 12.9 12.9 12.9 40.2 40.2 24.7 24.7 24.7 7.3 7.3

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

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