Nordic Master in Social Work and Welfare

Obligatoriske emner
Studieopphold ved Aalborg Universitetet År 2 / Semester 3
Nordic models for gender equality and welfare År 1 / Semester 1
The Nordic countries are recognised as some of the most gender equal countries in the world. This course gives an overview of how the Nordic countries work for gender equality and how this policy area is linked to policies concerning biopolitics, work-life balance, social welfare, immigration and in general the Nordic welfare state regimes. The course will improve the students' understanding of the historical development of Nordic models for gender equality and welfare, and contribute to a critical assessment of contemporary goals and challenges for gender equality and diversity in the Nordic countries.
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Course coordinator:
Elisabeth Lund Engebretsen
Welfare Practices and Social Work Theories År 1 / Semester 1
This course seeks to improve the student's understanding of the interaction between theory and practice and focuses on placing social work in a historical, ideological and spatial context.
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Studiepoeng:
Course coordinator:
Siv Oltedal
Ethical Reflections in Contextual Social Work År 1 / Semester 1
Ethical knowledge and ethical skills are key elements in social work. This 10 credits course seeks to advance the student's understanding of the interaction between ethical theories and contextual social work related to student's background, history and professional practices.
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Course coordinator:
Ingunn Studsrød
Migration, integration and ethnic relations in social work År 1 / Semester 2
Studiepoeng:
Course coordinator:
Siv Oltedal
Quantitative and qualitative methods in social sciences År 1 / Semester 2
Studiepoeng:
Course coordinator:
Tore Tjora
Masteroppgave ved UiS eller ved samarbeidende institusjoner
Master Thesis År 2 / Semester 4
Social work as a field of knowledge is obtained and developed through different sources such as practice, education and research. Research is a fundamental part of social work and welfare innovation and professional development. Such research examples are identifying social issues, studying the effectiveness of practice, developing user participation and facilitate ethical informed empowering interventions. This master thesis module involves the completion of investigating a research question using one or several relevant research methodologies, and further utilize and build on knowledge, skills and values developed throughout the Nordic Master of Social Work and Welfare.
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Studiepoeng:
Course coordinator:
Siv Oltedal

Dette er studietilbudet for studieår 2018-2019. Endringer kan komme.