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Welfare Models in International Perspective

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: SSAS0311
Type: Optional obligatory / Professional Studies
Curriculum: SA 2016
Level: Bachelor of Social Services
Year of Study: 3 (2018-2019)
Credits: 4 cr
Responsible Teacher: Frantz, Hans
Language of Instruction: English

Learning Outcomes

The student gains knowledge and understanding of different welfare models, the difference of their structures and basic ideology. Also, the student gets familiar to the Finnish society and the cultural character and its relation to the Nordic welfare system.

Student's Workload

Total work load 108 h, of which scheduled studies: 52 h.


Welfare models in a Global Perspective. Problems, challenges and visions for the Welfare policy and the Professionals in the Social Services.

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

Given by the teacher

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures, group discussions, literature studies, exercises

Assessment Criteria

Approved exercises and written essay.

Assessment Methods

Approved exercises and written essay.