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Arkistoitu opetusohjelma 2012–2013
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COSOPOC3 European Social Policy: Extension Module - 5 ECTS
Period I Period II Period II Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Advanced studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Master's Degree Programme in Comparative Social Policy and Welfare
School of Social Sciences and Humanities

Learning outcomes

The aim of this course is deepen students’ theoretical knowledge on social policy at European Union and national levels.

On completion of the course, students will obtain knowledge and skills that enable them:
– to explain the European Union social dimension, its emergence in European Union and member states;
– to conceptualize the social policy issues (instruments) related to European integration;
– to identify the main societal challenges and problems in social policy making at European Union and national levels;
– to analyze the key areas of the European Union social policy and member states in comparative perspective (employment policy; social protection; gender equality; living conditions; family policies; ageing policies; policy for disabled; etc.).


Further information

Introduction during the COSOPO Intensive Programme in Tampere, afterwards discussion boards and tutoring supported by Moodle and individual studies of the theoretical literature and other sources of course. Final essay.

Only for students of the Cosopo master's programme.