Globala perspektiv i socialt arbete
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
To be eligible for the course as, Global Perspectives in Social Work, 7.5 credits, the equivalent of 60 credits in social science subject is required. Applicants must prove their knowledge of English: English 6/ Englich B from Swedish Upper Secondary School or the equivalent level of an internationally recognized test, for example 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.