Language of instruction: English
Number of ECTS: 5
Course code: SOSKV1
Discipline: Social sciences, Social policy
Level of studies: Basic
Min-max number of students: 10-25
The course introduces the welfare state and especially the Nordic and Finnish welfare state from historical and present day perspective. The course provides an introductory overview to the foundations of Nordic welfare state as well as to the main reforms and transitions that are implemented along marketization of the public services.
Students understand the general features of and the argumentation for the welfare state and especially the Nordic welfare model, as well as the latest transitions in the Nordic model. Students are capable of evaluating the basics of different social policy models between different welfare states.
Evaluation will be based on essay.
Evaluation scale: 1-5
In questions concerning course content, please contact teacher Olli Karsio: email@example.com
How to apply
Application information can be found here.