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Arkistoitu opetusohjelma 2015–2016
Selaat vanhentunutta opetusohjelmaa. Voimassa olevan opetusohjelman löydät täältä.
TERKAN9 Global Issues on Mental Health and Mental Health Services - Web course, Moodle 5 ECTS
Implementation is also a part of open university teaching
Period I Period II Period II Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Advanced studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Terveystieteiden tutkinto-ohjelma
School of Health Sciences

Learning outcomes

After completing the course the student will be able to
- locate social psychiatric research in the domain of public health research
- describe the present state of two specific fields in social psychiatry
- discuss current challenges and action plans for arranging mental health services in countries with different states of economy

General description

Teaching methods: Independent working in the Moodle learning environment. Organized non-stop from September to May every year.

In the academic year 2015-2016 the course tasks must be completed by 31.5.2016 in order to allow time for evaluation in June.

  1. Watching the lecture & answering the questions concerning the lecture. Work needed apr. 1-2 hr. (0.05 ects)
  2. Reading and compiling a lecture diary of the book. Work needed apr. 45 hrs. (1.70 ects)
  3. Essay: Developing mental health services. Work needed apr. 80-88 hrs. (3 ects)
  4. Commentary. Work needed apr. 5 hrs. (0.20 ects)
  5. Reflection. Work needed apr. 1-2 hrs. (0.05 ects)


Professor Sami Pirkola, Teacher responsible
University instructor Kirsti Nurmela, Teacher responsible


1-Sep-2015 – 15-Jun-2016
Independent work

Further information

Enrollment: contact university instructor Kirsti Nurmela, e-mail: kirsti.nurmela@uta.fi

A lecture and individual work in the Moodle learning environment.

For approval all the tasks have to be completed within a six months from the date of enrollment. A delay results a rejection.