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JKKYOA12 Fighting against Social Injustices and Human Rights Violations 5 ECTS
Implementation is also a part of open university teaching
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Intermediate studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Degree Programme in Administrative Studies
School of Management

Learning outcomes

Students are able to
• understand the nexus between law, politics and development
• identify connections between legal obligations, international relations and global social development
• discuss issues relating law, international relations and global social development

General description

Course contents:

  • The course consists of introductory lectures   and four thematic parts: 1) War and conflict - preventing violence; 2 Abolishing  modern slavery; 3) Environment – harm prevention; 4) Development – ending suffering

Enrolment for University Studies

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Enrolment for Open University Studies

Suoritusvaihto 1: osallistuminen opetukseen
Haku 13.8.2015 alkaen

Pakolliset edeltävät opinnot: POLPOP01 Kansainvälisen politiikan johdantokurssi


Tarja Seppä, Teacher responsible
Jukka Viljanen, Teacher responsible


14-Sep-2015 – 31-Dec-2015
Lectures 12 hours
Mon 14-Sep-2015 at 15-18, Linna building, Väinö Linna auditorium, Introductory session
Mon 12-Oct-2015 at 15-17, Linna Building Väinö Linna auditorium
Thu 22-Oct-2015 at 14-17, Pinni B 1100
Fri 6-Nov-2015 at 15-17, Linna Building Väinö Linna auditorium
Fri 20-Nov-2015 at 15-18, Main building A1, Final session
Independent work 120 hours Web-based
Mon 14-Sep-2015, Weeks 39-47


Numeric 1-5.

Evaluation criteria

Course learning methods:  

  • Course is a blended course consisting of lectures, e-learning/web-based, online group work/discussion, essay and blog  writing

Further information

Global Health and Development (GHD)-ohjelman järjestämä kurssi, jonka toteuttavat julkisoikeus ja politiikan tutkimus.