Studies offered in English in the Faculty of Social Sciences

Periods

Period I (27-Aug-2018 – 21-Oct-2018)
Period II (22-Oct-2018 – 14-Dec-2018)
Period III (7-Jan-2019 – 3-Mar-2019)
Period IV (4-Mar-2019 – 26-May-2019)

UTA degree students and exchange students looking for English-taught courses at the Faculty of Social Sciences:

  • below are listed all the courses that are taught in English & open to other than degree students in the responsible programme
  • click on the course title for more info on possible prerequisites, enrolment, course content, schedule, level of the studies
  • please note that for many courses UTA degree students are given priority & exchange students can attend if there is space and if the student meets backround requirements

Courses in Health Sciences are mostly organized at Kauppi campus, other courses at main campus. Campus map | Locations

Teaching in the Autumn Semester 2018

Period (27-Aug-2018 – 21-Oct-2018)

Social Sciences

SOCYKV1 Finnish Society and Culture (autumn) 3–5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English)
PEACE046 Visual Peace Research 5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English)
YKT09.4 Global politics of gender 5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English)
NAM-VI Comparative Education Policy 5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English)
PCP10/NAM IV Government and Society: Inequality 5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English)
GTS9 Social Constructionism 5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English)
SOS6.3.3 Deviance and Social Control 5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English)
SOS10.6 Inclusiveness in Local Innovation Environments 5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English)
COSOPON3 Nordic Model: Nordic Welfare Societies 5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English)
SOS4.4 Introduction to Gender Studies (web course) 5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English)

Humanities

YKYYV07 Introduction to Science and Research (autumn) 2–5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English)
HISA2 United States History, 1877-1945 5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English)
FILS1 Social research and the behavioural sciences 5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English)
FILT10 A seminar on theoretical social research: Schmitt, Arendt, and The Political 3–5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English)

Health Sciences

TERVAL5 Mental Health Research: Using the Knowledge and Adding to it 5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English)
TERKAN9 Global Issues on Mental Health and Mental Health Services - Web course 5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English)
PGHAS07 Poverty in the world: Hunger, inequalities and action 5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English)
PGHES03 Health in disasters, conflicts and complex human emergencies 5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English)
TERKAN4 Project Planning and Management 5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English)
HEAAE03 Biostatistics 5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English)

Psychology

PSYS14 Environment and Well-Being 5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English)
PSYS16 Introduction to Cultural Psychology 5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English)
Period (22-Oct-2018 – 14-Dec-2018)

Social Sciences

SOCYKV1 Finnish Society and Culture (autumn) 3–5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English) Continues from the previous period
GTS2 Making sense of globalization - Theorizing beyond the nation-state - Lectures + essay 5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English) Continues from the previous period
GTS4 Media and Globalization - Lectures + essay 5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English)
GTS4 Media and Globalization - Seminar 5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English)
PEACE045 Human Mobility in Peace and Conflict Research 5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English)
PEACE046 Visual Peace Research 5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English) Continues from the previous period
PCP02/NAM-VII Game Theory/Advanced Course in Microeconomics 5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English)
NAM-VI Comparative Education Policy 5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English) Continues from the previous period
PCP10/NAM IV Government and Society: Inequality 5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English) Continues from the previous period
PEACE045 Identities in Peace and Conflict 5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English)
GTS9 Social Constructionism 5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English) Continues from the previous period
SOCYKV2/RES012 The Employment Protection in Russia 5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English)
SOS6.3.3 Deviance and Social Control 5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English) Continues from the previous period
SOS10.6 Inclusiveness in Local Innovation Environments 5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English) Continues from the previous period
PEACE046 Introduction to International Criminal Justice System 2 ECTS (Language of instruction: English)
COSOPON3 Nordic Model: Nordic Welfare Societies 5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English) Continues from the previous period
SOS4.4 Introduction to Gender Studies (web course) 5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English) Continues from the previous period
PCP11 Tragedy of the Commons? Problems and Solutions 5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English)

Humanities

YKYYV07 Introduction to Science and Research (autumn) 2–5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English) Continues from the previous period
FILS1 Social research and the behavioural sciences 5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English) Continues from the previous period
FILT10 A seminar on theoretical social research: Schmitt, Arendt, and The Political 3–5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English) Continues from the previous period

Health Sciences

TERVAL5 Mental Health Research: Using the Knowledge and Adding to it 5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English) Continues from the previous period
TERKAN9 Global Issues on Mental Health and Mental Health Services - Web course 5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English) Continues from the previous period
PGHAS06 Gender and wellbeing in the global South and North 5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English)
TERKAN6 Work and Health 5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English)
PGHES03 Health in disasters, conflicts and complex human emergencies 5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English) Continues from the previous period
TERKAN4 Project Planning and Management 5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English) Continues from the previous period

Psychology

PSYS14 Environment and Well-Being 5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English) Continues from the previous period

Teaching in the Spring Semester 2019

Period (7-Jan-2019 – 3-Mar-2019)

Social Sciences

YKYYKV1 Finnish Society and Culture (spring) 3–5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English)
SOCYKV2 Introduction to Criminal Justice 5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English)
GTS4 Media and Globalization - Lectures + essay 5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English) Continues from the previous period
GTS4 Media and Globalization - Seminar 5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English) Continues from the previous period
SOS6.5.3 Symbols that move us - popular culture/deep culture 5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English)
NAM-III/VI Media, Information and Democracy 5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English)
NAM-IV Universal Basic Income 5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English)
PEACE045 Global Terrorism: Political Violence in a Global Age 5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English)
PEACE045 Identity Conflicts in the Arab Worlds 5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English)
SOS6.3.3 Theories of Crime and Deviance 5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English)
PEACE046 Conflicts over the Use of Natural Resources and the Environment 3 ECTS (Language of instruction: English)

Humanities

YKYYV07 Introduction to Science and Research (spring) 2–5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English)
HISOKV1 Introduction to Finnish History 5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English)
FILS1 Causal inference in social science 5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English)

Health Sciences

TERVAL5 Mental Health Research: Using the Knowledge and Adding to it 5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English) Continues from the previous period
TERKAN9 Global Issues on Mental Health and Mental Health Services - Web course 5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English) Continues from the previous period
Period (4-Mar-2019 – 26-May-2019)

Social Sciences

YKYYKV1 Finnish Society and Culture (spring) 3–5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English) Continues from the previous period
SOSKV3 Gender in Society 5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English)
SOCYKV2 Comparative Criminal Justice 3–6 ECTS (Language of instruction: English)
SOCYKV2 Introduction to Criminal Justice 5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English) Continues from the previous period
SOS09.3 Introduction to Trans Studies 5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English)
NAM-III/VI Media, Information and Democracy 5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English) Continues from the previous period
NAM-IV Universal Basic Income 5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English) Continues from the previous period
PEACE045 Global Terrorism: Political Violence in a Global Age 5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English) Continues from the previous period
PEACE045 Identity Conflicts in the Arab Worlds 5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English) Continues from the previous period
PEACE046/047 Approaches and Tools for Conflict Analysis and Peace Mediation 5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English)
GTS3 World society: National policies, global governance and transnational sociology 10 ECTS (Language of instruction: English) Continues from the previous period
SOS6.3.3 Theories of Crime and Deviance 5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English) Continues from the previous period
SOSM5.1 Urban Ethnography: The Social, Political and Economic Dimensions of Marginalization 5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English) Continues from the previous period

Humanities

FILS1 Causal inference in social science 5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English) Continues from the previous period

Health Sciences

TERVAL5 Mental Health Research: Using the Knowledge and Adding to it 5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English) Continues from the previous period
TERKAN9 Global Issues on Mental Health and Mental Health Services - Web course 5 ECTS (Language of instruction: English) Continues from the previous period