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TERKAN9 Global Issues on Mental Health and Mental Health Services - Web course 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
Degree Programme in Health Sciences
Public Health
Faculty of Social Sciences

Learning outcomes

After completing the course the student will be able to
-perceive the global challenge of mental health care
-discuss the current challenges and action plans for local and global mental health promotion
-estimate the developmental requirements of the mental health care globally
-discuss the effect of culture and societal circumstances on understanding mental health

Enrolment for University Studies

Enrolment by e-mail to the contact teacher, university instructor Kirsti Nurmela kirsti.nurmela[at]staff.uta.fi Please, tell your student ID-number and the main subject in the mail.

Enrolment for Open University Studies

Enrolment for Open University Studies
The quota for Open University students.


Sami Pirkola, Teacher responsible
Kirsti Nurmela, Contact person


3-Sep-2018 – 31-May-2019
Independent work



Study materials

Announced in Moodle

Further information

The course will be completed entirely in the Moodle learning environment. Independent working (ca 135 hrs). Organized non-stop. For approval, all the tasks have to be completed within three months from the date of enrolment. Teaching language: English.

Further information: kirsti.nurmela[at]staff.uta.fi