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Archived Curricula Guide 2011–2012
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STYÖP3B Global Issues in Social Work 2 ECTS
Organised by
Social Work
Person in charge
will be informed later

Learning outcomes

The student perceives themes social work shares internationally and globally but also themes which challenge social work internationally and globally. These themes include issues on social justice, different ways of understanding and doing social work, relations between the global and local. Students will identify, in which tradition their own education is situated.


1. Social Work in Different Social Contexts -course OR 2. book exam taken as electronic exam.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 24 h 0 h

Visiting teachers, course material chosen by teachers, assigments related to the course.

Teaching language


teaching language is English

Modes of study

1. Lawrence & Lyons & Simpson & Huegler, Introducing International Social Work. Learning Matters 1999. AND
2. Cox & Pawar, International Social Work. Sage 2006. Pages 25-47.

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Numeric 1-5.
Active participation in classes, assignments.

Recommended year of study

1. year autumn

The course will be arranged in the period 2.

Belongs to following study modules

School of Social Sciences and Humanities
School of Social Sciences and Humanities