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Globala perspektiv i socialt arbete

Kurs
SW1118
Grundnivå
7,5 högskolepoäng (hp)
Studietakt
100%
Undervisningstid
Dag
Studieort
Göteborg
Undervisningsform
Campus
Undervisningsspråk
Svenska
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Anmälningskod
GU-17909

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.

Om utbildningen

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

Förkunskapskrav

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.

Urval

Högskolepoäng, max 225 hp.

För antagning till sommaren 2021 och framåt gäller följande urval: högskolepoäng, max 165 hp.

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Undervisningen

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.