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TERVAL4 Ageing as a Social Phenomenon 4–6 op
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Degree Programme in Health Sciences
Public Health
Person in charge
Announced in the teaching schedule.
Corresponding course units in the curriculum
Terveystieteiden yksikkö
Curricula 2012 – 2015
TERVAL4 Ageing as a Social Phenomenon 4–10 ECTS

General description

A literature course on ageing as a social phenomenon.

Learning outcomes

Having passed the course the student is able to consider ageing and old age as social and cultural phenomena. The student can analyze ageing as an individual experience. The student understands the impact of health, social relationships and social and health care services on old people’s wellbeing.

Contents

Social and cultural determinants of ageing and old age; ageing as an individual experience and as part of life-course shaped by health, social relationships, individual agency an social and health care service system.

Teaching methods

Studying and demonstrating command of obligatory and additional literature by exams. Obligatory literature, common for all students of the course, must be performed first. Additional literature, or part of it, can be performed together with obligatory literature, later as optional items or in the form of written essays. The themes and scope of essays are assigned by the teacher.

Teaching language

Finnish, English

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Written exam 
In Finnish
In English

Studying and demonstrating command of obligatory and additional literature by exams. Obligatory literature, common for all students of the course, must be performed first. Additional literature, or part of it, can be performed together with obligatory literature, later as optional items or in the form of written essays. The themes and scope of essays are assigned by the teacher.

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Numeric 1-5.
The adoption of contents of books and articles, and the adequacy of written essays are graded on a scale of 1-5 or failed.

Study materials

Announced in the teaching schedule.

Further information

Book exams can be taken on the HES general exam days.

The quota for Open University students each Academic Year is 5.

Belongs to following study modules

Terveystieteiden yksikkö
Terveystieteiden yksikkö
Terveystieteiden yksikkö
Terveystieteiden yksikkö
2016–2017
Teaching
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
For Open University students only
Terveystieteiden yksikkö