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Master's Degree Programme in Health Sciences (Public Health/International Health)

Periods

Period I (31-Aug-2015 – 18-Oct-2015)
Period II (19-Oct-2015 – 20-Dec-2015)
Period III (11-Jan-2016 – 6-Mar-2016)
Period IV (7-Mar-2016 – 29-May-2016)
Advanced studies
Periods:
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

No teaching in spring 2016.

This course can be replaced by the Unipid-course Public Health in Humanitarian Crisis: http://www.unipid.fi/en/course/23/public_health_in_humanitarian_crises/


The students can include and optional work placement 0-10 ECTS in their studies. There are two options to do the work practicum, 5 ECTS and 10 ECTS. 5 ECTS equals 5-6 weeks work practicum and 10 ECTS 3 months (which is required for international Erasmus work placements).

Enrolment for University Studies
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Teaching
1-Dec-2015 – 17-May-2016
Periods:
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Independent work, Seminar.

The Work Practicum is composed of the information session, the internship and the internship seminar. The required documents and presentations include a written internship plan, an internship report and a presentation and evaluation discussion in the internship seminar.


The students can include and optional work placement 0-10 ECTS in their studies. There are two options to do the work practicum, 5 ECTS and 10 ECTS. 5 ECTS equals 5-6 weeks work practicum and 10 ECTS 3 months (which is required for international Erasmus work placements).

Teaching
1-Dec-2015 – 17-May-2016
Periods:
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Information session on 17.11.2015, please enroll through the following link:

https://www10.uta.fi/opas/teaching/course.htm?id=31368

Independent work, Seminar.

The Work Practicum is composed of the information session, the internship and the internship seminar. The required documents and presentations include a written internship plan, an internship report and a presentation and evaluation discussion in the internship seminar.


Period (31-Aug-2015 - 18-Oct-2015)
General studies [Period I]

During the Orientation, the students will familiarise themselves with the University of Tampere as a learning environment, their own degree programme, and with the services available to them to support their studies, their planning and completion.

The orientation course consists of three parts:
1) Orientation Week for International Students
2) Introduction to Academic Culture and Degree Studies
3) Orientation to the Degree Programme and School

Orientation course programme

Teaching
31-Aug-2015 – 2-Sep-2015
Periods: I
Language of instruction: English
Enrolment for University Studies

Library teaching: Please choose your group and enroll for the first session via this link:

Periods: I II
Language of instruction: English
Enrolment for University Studies

If you wish to complete the course during the academic year 2015 - 2016, contact the teacher no later than March 15, 2016.

Teaching
31-Aug-2015 – 31-May-2016
Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

This module (54 hours) is online apart from individual teacher-student tutorials for discussion of the submitted thesis extract. The work consists of readings, group analysis tasks and thesis writing work. Students should take the module after their research proposal has been accepted by their programme and they are about to embark upon the writing of their thesis.

Enrolment for University Studies

Selection criteria: Priority is given to degree students. Otherwise the selection criterion is the date of registration. Selections on view: The final course lists will be posted on the Language Centre's notice board on 28 August.

Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
31-Aug-2015 – 13-Oct-2015
Periods: I
Language of instruction: English

9.9. How to communicate in Finland? (Katja Keisala)

16.9. Finnish History – Finns and Finland between East and West (Seija-Leena Nevala-Nurmi)

23.9. History of Tampere Region (title to be confirmed; Seija-Leena Nevala-Nurmi)

30.9. Finnish Art History in a Nutshell (Katja Fält)

7.10. Finland – Living in and from the Forests (Ari Vanamo)

14.10. Finnish Education System (Eero Ropo)

21.10. Popular Music (Juho Kaitajärvi-Tiekso)

28.10. Boundaries of Finnishness and Ethnic Minorities in Finland (Hannu Sinisalo)

4.11. Finnish Literature (Toni Lahtinen)

11.11. Special Features of Finnish Mass Media (Jyrki Jyrkiäinen)

18.11. Technology and Innovation in Finland: Current Issues and Future Challenges (Tomi Nokelainen)

25.11. Finnish Welfare and Social Services (Ulla-Maija Koivula) CANCELLED

2.12. Exam, at 18-20

11.12. Exam retake, at 10-12

Enrolment for University Studies

Enrolment to the course 17.8. - 3.9.2014

- TUT and TAMK students: enrolment with electronic form: https://elomake3.uta.fi/lomakkeet/15131/lomake.html
(the form is available during the enrolment period)

- UTA students: enrolment in NettiOpsu, click below


Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
9-Sep-2015 – 9-Dec-2015
Periods: I II
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Contact person: Coordinator of international education, Anna Wansén-Kaseva

Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
4-Sep-2015 – 23-Oct-2015
Periods: I
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Course has electronic enrolment, but it is also possible to enrol when the course starts.

Advanced studies [Period I]
Enrolment for University Studies
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Teaching
7-Sep-2015 – 30-Nov-2015
Periods: I II
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

•   Lecture attendance (min 75%)

•   Active participation in the tutorial sessions and journal clubs

•   Exam

Note! The course starts on Tuesday 1st of September at 12.15!

Enrolment for University Studies
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Teaching
2-Sep-2015 – 7-Oct-2015
Periods: I
Language of instruction: English
Enrolment for University Studies
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Teaching
7-Sep-2015 – 23-Oct-2015
Periods: I
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

List of modes of study:

* Participation in classroom work

* Exercise(s)

* Assignment

Teaching methods: Independent working in the Moodle learning environment. Organized non-stop from September to May every year.

In the academic year 2015-2016 the course tasks must be completed by 31.5.2016 in order to allow time for evaluation in June.

  1. Watching the lecture & answering the questions concerning the lecture. Work needed apr. 1-2 hr. (0.05 ects)
  2. Reading and compiling a lecture diary of the book. Work needed apr. 45 hrs. (1.70 ects)
  3. Essay: Developing mental health services. Work needed apr. 80-88 hrs. (3 ects)
  4. Commentary. Work needed apr. 5 hrs. (0.20 ects)
  5. Reflection. Work needed apr. 1-2 hrs. (0.05 ects)
Teaching
1-Sep-2015 – 15-Jun-2016
Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Enrollment: contact university instructor Kirsti Nurmela, e-mail: kirsti.nurmela@uta.fi

A lecture and individual work in the Moodle learning environment.

For approval all the tasks have to be completed within a six months from the date of enrollment. A delay results a rejection.

Free Choice Studies [Period I]
Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

No contact teaching. Book exams on the HES general Exam days.

It is recommended that the student should first complete the exam on the compulsory literature (Bond et al) that gives 4 ECTS.  If additional literature is completed together with the obligatory literature, the requirement for completion of the whole exam is that the compulsory literature is approved.

Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

No contact teaching. Book exam on the HES general Exam days.

Period (19-Oct-2015 - 20-Dec-2015)
General studies [Period II]
Enrolment for University Studies

Library teaching: Please choose your group and enroll for the first session via this link:

Periods: I II
Language of instruction: English
Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
3-Dec-2015 – 14-Dec-2015
Periods: II
Language of instruction: English
Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
19-Oct-2015 – 15-Dec-2015
Periods: II III
Language of instruction: English
Enrolment for University Studies

If you wish to complete the course during the academic year 2015 - 2016, contact the teacher no later than March 15, 2016.

Teaching
31-Aug-2015 – 31-May-2016
Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

This module (54 hours) is online apart from individual teacher-student tutorials for discussion of the submitted thesis extract. The work consists of readings, group analysis tasks and thesis writing work. Students should take the module after their research proposal has been accepted by their programme and they are about to embark upon the writing of their thesis.

9.9. How to communicate in Finland? (Katja Keisala)

16.9. Finnish History – Finns and Finland between East and West (Seija-Leena Nevala-Nurmi)

23.9. History of Tampere Region (title to be confirmed; Seija-Leena Nevala-Nurmi)

30.9. Finnish Art History in a Nutshell (Katja Fält)

7.10. Finland – Living in and from the Forests (Ari Vanamo)

14.10. Finnish Education System (Eero Ropo)

21.10. Popular Music (Juho Kaitajärvi-Tiekso)

28.10. Boundaries of Finnishness and Ethnic Minorities in Finland (Hannu Sinisalo)

4.11. Finnish Literature (Toni Lahtinen)

11.11. Special Features of Finnish Mass Media (Jyrki Jyrkiäinen)

18.11. Technology and Innovation in Finland: Current Issues and Future Challenges (Tomi Nokelainen)

25.11. Finnish Welfare and Social Services (Ulla-Maija Koivula) CANCELLED

2.12. Exam, at 18-20

11.12. Exam retake, at 10-12

Enrolment for University Studies

Enrolment to the course 17.8. - 3.9.2014

- TUT and TAMK students: enrolment with electronic form: https://elomake3.uta.fi/lomakkeet/15131/lomake.html
(the form is available during the enrolment period)

- UTA students: enrolment in NettiOpsu, click below


Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
9-Sep-2015 – 9-Dec-2015
Periods: I II
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Contact person: Coordinator of international education, Anna Wansén-Kaseva

Advanced studies [Period II]
Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
7-Sep-2015 – 30-Nov-2015
Periods: I II
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

•   Lecture attendance (min 75%)

•   Active participation in the tutorial sessions and journal clubs

•   Exam

Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
19-Oct-2015 – 17-Dec-2015
Periods: II
Language of instruction: English
Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
14-Oct-2015 – 9-Dec-2015
Periods: II
Language of instruction: English

Teaching methods: Independent working in the Moodle learning environment. Organized non-stop from September to May every year.

In the academic year 2015-2016 the course tasks must be completed by 31.5.2016 in order to allow time for evaluation in June.

  1. Watching the lecture & answering the questions concerning the lecture. Work needed apr. 1-2 hr. (0.05 ects)
  2. Reading and compiling a lecture diary of the book. Work needed apr. 45 hrs. (1.70 ects)
  3. Essay: Developing mental health services. Work needed apr. 80-88 hrs. (3 ects)
  4. Commentary. Work needed apr. 5 hrs. (0.20 ects)
  5. Reflection. Work needed apr. 1-2 hrs. (0.05 ects)
Teaching
1-Sep-2015 – 15-Jun-2016
Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Enrollment: contact university instructor Kirsti Nurmela, e-mail: kirsti.nurmela@uta.fi

A lecture and individual work in the Moodle learning environment.

For approval all the tasks have to be completed within a six months from the date of enrollment. A delay results a rejection.

Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
21-Oct-2015 – 2-Dec-2015
Periods: II
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Active participation in classroom work

Free Choice Studies [Period II]
Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

No contact teaching. Book exams on the HES general Exam days.

It is recommended that the student should first complete the exam on the compulsory literature (Bond et al) that gives 4 ECTS.  If additional literature is completed together with the obligatory literature, the requirement for completion of the whole exam is that the compulsory literature is approved.

Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

No contact teaching. Book exam on the HES general Exam days.

Period (11-Jan-2016 - 6-Mar-2016)
General studies [Period III]
Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
19-Oct-2015 – 15-Dec-2015
Periods: II III
Language of instruction: English
Enrolment for University Studies

If you wish to complete the course during the academic year 2015 - 2016, contact the teacher no later than March 15, 2016.

Teaching
31-Aug-2015 – 31-May-2016
Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

This module (54 hours) is online apart from individual teacher-student tutorials for discussion of the submitted thesis extract. The work consists of readings, group analysis tasks and thesis writing work. Students should take the module after their research proposal has been accepted by their programme and they are about to embark upon the writing of their thesis.

Lectures and dates (subject to changes):

20.1. Finnish Political System (Johanna Peltoniemi)

27.1. Finnish History – Finns and Finland between East and West (Seija-Leena Nevala-Nurmi)

3.2. How to communicate in Finland? (Katja Keisala)

10.2. Finland – Living in and from the Forests (Ari Vanamo)

17.2. History of Tampere Region (Seija-Leena Nevala-Nurmi)

24.2. Boundaries of Finnishness and Ethnic Minorities in Finland (Hannu Sinisalo)

2.3. Finnish Education System (Eero Ropo)

9.3. Finnish Art History in a Nutshell (Katja Fält)

16.3. Finnish Popular Music (Juho Kaitajärvi-Tiekso)

30.3. lecture cancelled, see 8th of April

23.3. Easter Holiday

6.4. Technology and Innovation in Finland: Current Issues and Future Challenges (Tomi Nokelainen)

8.4. on FRIDAY: Finnish Literature (Toni Lahtinen), lecture at 15-17

13.4. Special Features of Finnish Mass Media (Jyrki Jyrkiäinen)

20.4. Exam

27.4. Exam retake

Enrolment for University Studies

Students of the University of Tampere enroll via Nettiopsu by clicking "To Enrolment" below.

TTY and TAMK students: please enroll via this link:

Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
20-Jan-2016 – 29-Apr-2016
Periods: III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Contact person: Coordinator of international education, Anna Wansén-Kaseva

The course focuses on the basic and general features of scientific research, methodology, and argumentation, as applicable to any field of study. Some central themes in the philosophy of science will also be discussed, in an introductory manner.

Enrolment for University Studies
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Teaching
22-Jan-2016 – 11-Mar-2016
Periods: III
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

The course is intended to all new international Master’s degree students, but it will serve also international Doctoral students.

Contact person: Coordinator of international education, Anna Wansén-Kaseva

Advanced studies [Period III]
Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
11-Jan-2016 – 25-Feb-2016
Periods: III
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Lectures, group work, exam

Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
12-Jan-2016 – 1-Mar-2016
Periods: III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

• Active participation in lectures (at least 75 %?)
• Active participation in group work
• Passing the written examination

  • Several topical themes on the wide spectrum of global health
  • Critical analysis and synthetization of information
  • Options for communication of massages and information
Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
12-Jan-2016 – 28-Apr-2016
Periods: III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

•   Attendance at the seminars (min 90 %)

•   Active participation in the seminar discussions

•   Making an oral presentation on a selected global health topic

•   Submission of an acceptable essay on the same global health topic

•   Submission of an acceptable blog posting the same global health topic

•   Making commentary remarks on two essays written by other students

•   Participation in the production of a short documentary film on a global health topic

 

Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
12-Jan-2016 – 2-Mar-2016
Periods: III IV
Language of instruction: English

Teaching methods: Independent working in the Moodle learning environment. Organized non-stop from September to May every year.

In the academic year 2015-2016 the course tasks must be completed by 31.5.2016 in order to allow time for evaluation in June.

  1. Watching the lecture & answering the questions concerning the lecture. Work needed apr. 1-2 hr. (0.05 ects)
  2. Reading and compiling a lecture diary of the book. Work needed apr. 45 hrs. (1.70 ects)
  3. Essay: Developing mental health services. Work needed apr. 80-88 hrs. (3 ects)
  4. Commentary. Work needed apr. 5 hrs. (0.20 ects)
  5. Reflection. Work needed apr. 1-2 hrs. (0.05 ects)
Teaching
1-Sep-2015 – 15-Jun-2016
Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Enrollment: contact university instructor Kirsti Nurmela, e-mail: kirsti.nurmela@uta.fi

A lecture and individual work in the Moodle learning environment.

For approval all the tasks have to be completed within a six months from the date of enrollment. A delay results a rejection.

Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
12-Jan-2016 – 3-Mar-2016
Periods: III
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Note! No teaching on weeks 5 (starting 1 Feb) and 8 (starting 22 Feb)!

Enrolment for University Studies
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Teaching
26-Feb-2016 – 4-Apr-2016
Periods: III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Lectures

Group work

Independent work

Written exam

Enrolment for University Studies
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Teaching
19-Jan-2016 – 25-Feb-2016
Periods: III
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Participation in lectures and practicals, and submitting a research plan for a proposed epidemiologic study. Lectures are given in English, practicals are arranged both in English and in Finnish.

Issues:

  • Global child health distribution
  • Underlying factors of child mortality and illnesses, including social determinants
  • Children’s environmental health
  • Role of the main infectious diseases and their global interventions among children
  • Global mental health of children
  • Child health in difficult circumstances in the world
  • Global governance on child health and wellbeing

Programme

Venue:  Arvo Building, room B 342 (3rd floor)

 March 1st

- Introduction to the course. Anneli Milen, Professor, Global Health &Development, UTA. At 9.15- 9.30

- Global governance on child health and wellbeing (Pentti Kotoaro, Secretary General, emeritus, UNICEF- Finland. At 9.30- 12.

  1. The Rights of Children,  and other global agreements
  2. Global actors and their roles in child health
  3. Global initiatives to improve child health

March 2nd

- Global distribution and trends of child health and mortality (Taneli Puumalainen, Chief Physician, National Institute for Health and Welfare. 2.3. at 13.15-16.

  1. Overall global picture and changes. Differences between the Global South and North and between groups of countries
  2. Relative importance of the main direct causes of child mortality and illness.
  3. Main global intervention strategies.  

March 8th

- Children, women and health in the Millennium Development Goals and in the agenda of the Sustainable Development Goals. Per Ashorn, Professor, Pediatrics, UTA. 8.3. at 9.15-10. 

 - Underlying (root) factors of child mortality and ill-health, including social determinants (Ulla Ashorn, Senior Researcher; Mikko Perkiö, University Instructor, Global Health & Development and Anneli Milen, UTA). On 8.3. At 10.15 -12. 

March 15th

- Perinatal and Neonatal risks (Vesa Eskola, Specialist Chief Doctor, Tampere University Hospital). 15.3. on 9.15- 10.15.

- Global mental health of children - are problems increasing? Kaija Puura, Docent, Chief Doctor on Child Psychiatry, Tampere University Hospital, UTA). At 10.30-12.   

March 22nd

- Main environmental risk clusters and other risks. Global initiatives. Part 1. (Anneli Milen). At 9.15- 10.    

- Latest global trends on role of food and nutrition security: hunger, undernutrition, malnutrition, breastfeeding (Heli Kuusipalo, Senior Scientist, THL). At 10.15- 12) 

March 30th  

- Global trends in childhood infectious diseases and their main interventions (Timo Vesikari, professor, virology and paediatrics, UTA). At 9.15-11.

- Main environmental risk clusters and other risks. Global initiatives. Part 2. (Anneli Milen). At 11.15- 12. 

Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
1-Mar-2016 – 7-Apr-2016
Periods: III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Attendance is open to all students at the University of Tampere, but attendance priority is given to students enrolled in the MHS program at the University of Tampere

Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
20-Jan-2016 – 11-May-2016
Periods: III IV
Language of instruction: English
Free Choice Studies [Period III]
Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

No contact teaching. Book exams on the HES general Exam days.

It is recommended that the student should first complete the exam on the compulsory literature (Bond et al) that gives 4 ECTS.  If additional literature is completed together with the obligatory literature, the requirement for completion of the whole exam is that the compulsory literature is approved.

Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

No contact teaching. Book exam on the HES general Exam days.

Period (7-Mar-2016 - 29-May-2016)
General studies [Period IV]
Enrolment for University Studies

If you wish to complete the course during the academic year 2015 - 2016, contact the teacher no later than March 15, 2016.

Teaching
31-Aug-2015 – 31-May-2016
Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

This module (54 hours) is online apart from individual teacher-student tutorials for discussion of the submitted thesis extract. The work consists of readings, group analysis tasks and thesis writing work. Students should take the module after their research proposal has been accepted by their programme and they are about to embark upon the writing of their thesis.

Lectures and dates (subject to changes):

20.1. Finnish Political System (Johanna Peltoniemi)

27.1. Finnish History – Finns and Finland between East and West (Seija-Leena Nevala-Nurmi)

3.2. How to communicate in Finland? (Katja Keisala)

10.2. Finland – Living in and from the Forests (Ari Vanamo)

17.2. History of Tampere Region (Seija-Leena Nevala-Nurmi)

24.2. Boundaries of Finnishness and Ethnic Minorities in Finland (Hannu Sinisalo)

2.3. Finnish Education System (Eero Ropo)

9.3. Finnish Art History in a Nutshell (Katja Fält)

16.3. Finnish Popular Music (Juho Kaitajärvi-Tiekso)

30.3. lecture cancelled, see 8th of April

23.3. Easter Holiday

6.4. Technology and Innovation in Finland: Current Issues and Future Challenges (Tomi Nokelainen)

8.4. on FRIDAY: Finnish Literature (Toni Lahtinen), lecture at 15-17

13.4. Special Features of Finnish Mass Media (Jyrki Jyrkiäinen)

20.4. Exam

27.4. Exam retake

Enrolment for University Studies

Students of the University of Tampere enroll via Nettiopsu by clicking "To Enrolment" below.

TTY and TAMK students: please enroll via this link:

Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
20-Jan-2016 – 29-Apr-2016
Periods: III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Contact person: Coordinator of international education, Anna Wansén-Kaseva

Advanced studies [Period IV]
Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
12-Jan-2016 – 1-Mar-2016
Periods: III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

• Active participation in lectures (at least 75 %?)
• Active participation in group work
• Passing the written examination

Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
11-Apr-2016 – 25-May-2016
Periods: IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Master's students, 5 ECTS:

•   Active participation in lectures (min 75%)

•   Active participation in PBL sessions

•   Active participation in seminar/group work

•   Passing the exam

Doctoral students, 2 ECTS:

•   Active participation in lectures (min 50%)

•   Literature essay

  • Several topical themes on the wide spectrum of global health
  • Critical analysis and synthetization of information
  • Options for communication of massages and information
Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
12-Jan-2016 – 28-Apr-2016
Periods: III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

•   Attendance at the seminars (min 90 %)

•   Active participation in the seminar discussions

•   Making an oral presentation on a selected global health topic

•   Submission of an acceptable essay on the same global health topic

•   Submission of an acceptable blog posting the same global health topic

•   Making commentary remarks on two essays written by other students

•   Participation in the production of a short documentary film on a global health topic

 

Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
12-Jan-2016 – 2-Mar-2016
Periods: III IV
Language of instruction: English
Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
7-Mar-2016 – 12-May-2016
Periods: IV
Language of instruction: English
Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
22-Mar-2016 – 11-May-2016
Periods: IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Participation in all meetings (compulsory)

Presentations in seminars

Individual tasks

Essay or an exam (to be discussed with students Group and individual work 105 h

Teaching methods: Independent working in the Moodle learning environment. Organized non-stop from September to May every year.

In the academic year 2015-2016 the course tasks must be completed by 31.5.2016 in order to allow time for evaluation in June.

  1. Watching the lecture & answering the questions concerning the lecture. Work needed apr. 1-2 hr. (0.05 ects)
  2. Reading and compiling a lecture diary of the book. Work needed apr. 45 hrs. (1.70 ects)
  3. Essay: Developing mental health services. Work needed apr. 80-88 hrs. (3 ects)
  4. Commentary. Work needed apr. 5 hrs. (0.20 ects)
  5. Reflection. Work needed apr. 1-2 hrs. (0.05 ects)
Teaching
1-Sep-2015 – 15-Jun-2016
Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Enrollment: contact university instructor Kirsti Nurmela, e-mail: kirsti.nurmela@uta.fi

A lecture and individual work in the Moodle learning environment.

For approval all the tasks have to be completed within a six months from the date of enrollment. A delay results a rejection.

Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
26-Feb-2016 – 4-Apr-2016
Periods: III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Lectures

Group work

Independent work

Written exam

Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
8-Mar-2016 – 24-May-2016
Periods: IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

List of modes of study:

* Participation in classroom work

* Exercise(s)

* Assignment 

Issues:

  • Global child health distribution
  • Underlying factors of child mortality and illnesses, including social determinants
  • Children’s environmental health
  • Role of the main infectious diseases and their global interventions among children
  • Global mental health of children
  • Child health in difficult circumstances in the world
  • Global governance on child health and wellbeing

Programme

Venue:  Arvo Building, room B 342 (3rd floor)

 March 1st

- Introduction to the course. Anneli Milen, Professor, Global Health &Development, UTA. At 9.15- 9.30

- Global governance on child health and wellbeing (Pentti Kotoaro, Secretary General, emeritus, UNICEF- Finland. At 9.30- 12.

  1. The Rights of Children,  and other global agreements
  2. Global actors and their roles in child health
  3. Global initiatives to improve child health

March 2nd

- Global distribution and trends of child health and mortality (Taneli Puumalainen, Chief Physician, National Institute for Health and Welfare. 2.3. at 13.15-16.

  1. Overall global picture and changes. Differences between the Global South and North and between groups of countries
  2. Relative importance of the main direct causes of child mortality and illness.
  3. Main global intervention strategies.  

March 8th

- Children, women and health in the Millennium Development Goals and in the agenda of the Sustainable Development Goals. Per Ashorn, Professor, Pediatrics, UTA. 8.3. at 9.15-10. 

 - Underlying (root) factors of child mortality and ill-health, including social determinants (Ulla Ashorn, Senior Researcher; Mikko Perkiö, University Instructor, Global Health & Development and Anneli Milen, UTA). On 8.3. At 10.15 -12. 

March 15th

- Perinatal and Neonatal risks (Vesa Eskola, Specialist Chief Doctor, Tampere University Hospital). 15.3. on 9.15- 10.15.

- Global mental health of children - are problems increasing? Kaija Puura, Docent, Chief Doctor on Child Psychiatry, Tampere University Hospital, UTA). At 10.30-12.   

March 22nd

- Main environmental risk clusters and other risks. Global initiatives. Part 1. (Anneli Milen). At 9.15- 10.    

- Latest global trends on role of food and nutrition security: hunger, undernutrition, malnutrition, breastfeeding (Heli Kuusipalo, Senior Scientist, THL). At 10.15- 12) 

March 30th  

- Global trends in childhood infectious diseases and their main interventions (Timo Vesikari, professor, virology and paediatrics, UTA). At 9.15-11.

- Main environmental risk clusters and other risks. Global initiatives. Part 2. (Anneli Milen). At 11.15- 12. 

Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
1-Mar-2016 – 7-Apr-2016
Periods: III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Attendance is open to all students at the University of Tampere, but attendance priority is given to students enrolled in the MHS program at the University of Tampere

Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
20-Jan-2016 – 11-May-2016
Periods: III IV
Language of instruction: English
Free Choice Studies [Period IV]
Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

No contact teaching. Book exams on the HES general Exam days.

It is recommended that the student should first complete the exam on the compulsory literature (Bond et al) that gives 4 ECTS.  If additional literature is completed together with the obligatory literature, the requirement for completion of the whole exam is that the compulsory literature is approved.

Periods: I II III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

No contact teaching. Book exam on the HES general Exam days.