Globala perspektiv i socialt arbete II
Kort om kursen
The course aims to provide the students with knowledge and understanding of current global challenges, major strategies and human rights issues in relation to social work locally as well as globally.
The target groups of the course are international students and Swedish students planning to do internship abroad.
Through lectures and assignments, the students will explore how globally defined social problems affect human beings on a local level and how different models of welfare states meet people's needs. The students also have the opportunity to discuss and analyze ethical issues in relation to class, gender, ethnicity and place in a global perspective.
A major aim of the course is to give the students analytical as well as practical tools in order to understand, assess and problematize social problems and unequal power relations ships globally as well as locally.
The ethnically diverse group of students will also serve as a platform for discussions about power imbalance, human rights and social justice in a global social work context.
Behörigheter och urval
För att vara behörig till kursen krävs 60 hp inom det samhällsvetenskapliga utbildningsområdet. De sökande måste uppfylla kravet på engelska språkkunskaper genom Engelska 6/ Engelska B från svenskt gymnasium eller motsvarande nivå på internationellt erkänt test, t ex TOEFL, IELTS.
Högskolepoäng, max 165 hp.
Så är det att plugga
The core themes and theoretical concepts will be explained and discussed in lectures. Seminars will provide student with an arena to apply, critically discuss and reflect upon theoretical concepts from literature and lectures.
As part of the course assessment, students are required to write an essay. The course ends with final seminars where the individual examination will be presented and discussed.