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Internationalisation and Social Work

  • Number of credits 15 Credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Study form Web-based (online)
  • Starting Spring Term 2021

About the course

This course aims at critical exploration of current issues in social work in an international context.  Social work in global sociopolitical contexts, cultures and ideologies behind ways of organising social work is discussed. Social work models are discussed and contextualized. The global relevance and transferences of current issues in social work like evidence based practice, de-professionalization versus professionalization are examined in the course
 

Application and eligibility

Internationalisation and Social Work, 15 hp

Starts

18 January 2021

Ends

6 June 2021

Study location

Varied

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 50%, Distance

Number of mandatory meetings

No mandatory meetings.

Number of on campus meetings

No on campus meetings.

Outline for distance course

The course is internet-based

Required Knowledge

A minimum of 90 ECTS  within one of the following: Social Work, Sociology, Psychology, Peace and conflict studies, Gender Studies, Economic and social geography, Political science, Law/legal Science
or in other courses that are considered equal to thus above, including a minimum of 15 ECTS bachelor thesis. Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English A/5.
 

Selection

Academic credits

Application code

UMU-28505

Application

Application deadline was 15 October 2020. The application period is closed.

Application and tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

Application fee

SEK 900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK 27,400

Total fee

SEK 27,400

Contact us

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Contact person for the course is:
David Rosenberg