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Degree Programme in Social Services, Full-time studies

2019

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BASIC STUDIES COMMON TO ALL IN SEAMK
                                                         
Building competence
                                                         
Studying at a University of Applied Sciences 2
     
           
                               
Career planning and internationalisation 2  
       
                 
                     
Communication Skills 3
       
             
                         
ICT Skills 3
     
           
                               
Business and entrepreneurship competence
                                                         
Business and entrepreneurship 3  
         
                   
               
SeAMK Innovation Week 2
       
             
                         
Research and project work skills
                                                         
Introduction to Research and Development 2  
       
                 
                     
Introduction to Project Work 3
       
             
                         
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BASIC STUDIES IN SOCIAL AND HEALTH CARE
                                                         
As an Expert in the Social and Health Field 2
       
             
                         
Basics of Drug Care 2
       
             
                         
English 3
     
           
                               
Swedish 3  
       
                 
                     
Swedish Skills of the Staff of Public Organizations, written 0                                                          
Swedish Skills of the Staff of Public Organizations, oral 0                                                          
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BASIC STUDIES IN THE DEGREE PROGRAMME IN ELDERLY CARE
                                                         
Knowledge Base in Social Work
                                                         
Social Work and Social Work Fields in Society 5
     
           
                               
Welfare and Living Conditions 6
       
             
                         
Growth and Socialization 5
     
           
                               
Social Engagement and Marginalization 5
       
             
                         
Culture and Way of Life 5
       
             
                         
Communication and Information Skills in Research and Development 2    
         
                       
           
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PROFESSIONAL STUDIES IN THE DEGREE PROGRAMME
                                                         
Ethical Competence in the Social Field
                                                         
Social Work Ethics 3
       
             
                         
Society, Profession and Ethics 1 2  
       
               
               
Society, Profession and Ethics 2 2    
         
                     
     
Multiprofessional work 2      
           
                             
 
Service Provision System Competence
                                                         
Introduction to Welfare Society 3
     
           
                               
Introduction to Social Welfare Legislation 4
       
             
                         
Application Areas of Social Welfare Legislation 4  
         
                   
               
Case Management and Service Coordination 5  
       
                 
                     
Elective Studies
(Choose one)
                                                         
Social Security in Welfare Society 5
     
           
                               
Social Security from Client Perspective 5
     
           
                               
Elective Studies
(Choose one)
                                                         
Technology and Everyday Life 3      
           
                             
 
Communication Aids 3      
           
                             
 
Welfare Tehnology 3      
           
                             
 
Digitalisation in the Fields of Social Work 3      
           
                             
 
Psychosocial and Social Work Methods
                                                         
Interaction in Psychosocial Work 5  
       
                 
                     
Drug Care in Social Work Professions 2  
       
                 
                     
Elective Studies
(Select 8 ECTS)
                                                         
Social Work in Multiprofessional Settings 4  
         
                   
               
Family Counselling 4  
       
                 
                     
Coaching for Studies and Work 4  
       
                 
                     
Social Rehabilitation 4  
         
                   
               
Social Counselling in Residential Care Units 4  
       
                 
                     
Social Counselling for Home-Living Clients 4  
         
                   
               
Activity-Based Social Work Methods
                                                         
Elective Studies
(Choose one)
                                                         
Facilitating Activity-Based Groups 4  
         
                   
               
Facilitating Pedagogical Groups 4  
       
                 
                     
Facilitating Psychosocial Groups 4  
         
                   
               
Elective Studies
(Choose one)
                                                         
Use of Narrative Methods in Group Activities 4  
         
                   
               
Use of Drama Methods in Group Activities 4  
       
                 
                     
Use of Pictures in Group Activities 4  
       
                 
                     
Practical Training: Psychosocial and Activity-Based Methods in Social Work 15  
         
                   
               
Empowerment Competence
                                                         
Elective Studies
(Select 8 ECTS)
                                                         
Communication and Media in Social Work 4    
         
                       
           
Structural Social Work 4    
         
                       
           
Community-Oriented Social Work 4    
         
                       
           
Empowering Social Work 4    
         
                       
           
Practical Training: Methods of Empowerment in Social Work 10    
         
                       
           
Management Competence
                                                         
Strategic Management of Social Services 5    
           
                         
     
Personnel Management 5    
           
                         
     
Practical Training: Developement of Services 3    
           
                         
     
Practical Training: Methods of Management and Leadership 12    
           
                         
     
Research and Development Competence
                                                         
Research Methods in Social Work 5    
         
                       
           
Elective Studies
(Choose one)
                                                         
Service User Involvement 3    
           
                         
     
Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Social Services 3    
         
                       
           
Foresight-Based Development 3    
           
                         
     
Bachelor's Thesis
                                                         
Thesis Plan 4    
         
                       
           
Thesis Seminar 1 4    
           
                         
     
Thesis Seminar 2 4      
           
                             
 
Thesis Report 3      
           
                             
 
Empowerment in Social Work
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Introduction to Social Work Studies in Finland 3    
         
                       
           
Introduction to Welfare Society 3    
         
                       
           
Empowering Social Work 4    
         
                       
           
Facilitating Activity-Based Groups 4    
         
                       
           
Use of Pictures in Group Activities 4    
         
                       
           
Communication and Media in Social Work 4    
         
                       
           
Practical Training: Methods of Empowerment in Social Work 10    
         
                       
           
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ELECTIVE STUDIES
                                                         
Early Childhood Education
                                                         
The Child's Growth and Learning 3
       
             
                         
Early Childhood Pedagogy 4  
       
                 
                     
Small Group Activities and Communality in Early Childhood Education 3  
         
                   
               
Early Support of Children and Families 3    
         
                       
           
The Bachelor of Social Services in Early Childhood Education 2    
           
                         
     
Multidisciplinary working-life projects
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ECTS credits per period / semester / academic year 6060606060606060606060606060606060606060606060606060606060

The curriculum has been planned so that the student completes 60 ECTS credits per academic year and 30 ECTS credits per semester

Due to the timing of optional and elective courses, credit accumulation per semester / academic year may vary.

Expertise in the social aspects of individual people's everyday life in the community and society lies at the heart of the Degree Programme. It means that students learn to understand an individual's life, along with the individual's resources and needs and to perceive her or his life situation in a broader context of social and cultural life. The degree programme provides students with competence to promote the welfare, social function and social engagement of people by means of psychosocial, activity-based and empowering methods and by appropriate management practices.

Taking the degree guarantees broad and high-quality professional social work competence and it enables employment with various client groups. The degree programme does not include specialisation options, but students have a possibility to choose studies that represent different methods and work life settings. The study module Empowerment in Social Work can be studied in english language.