FNSC1000 Finnish and Nordic Society and Culture 2017-2018, 20 ECTS

Learning outcomes

Finnish and Nordic Society and Culture is a multidisciplinary non-degree programme that focuses on exploring the cultural, historical, political and social dimensions of Finnish and Nordic societies. It familiarizes students with contemporary history, political system, welfare state and social policy, and cultural practices and social institutions. The programme also offers additional courses for those interested in gender studies, law and health care.
- The programme covers an academic year (August 1 - July 31). Courses are held between the beginning of September and the end of May.
- The programme accepts both undergraduate and graduate students
- The programme is available for all degree students and exchange students of the University of Turku
- No pre-registration for the courses is required. Registration takes place during the first lecture, unless otherwise stated in the course description.
- Students do not have to complete the basic module (20 ECTS); individual courses of the programme can be studied freely.
- The language of instruction is English. The required reading materials are also in English.
- The Programme is co-ordinated by the Department of Social Research, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Turku.
- Total amount of the credits is 20 for the basic module (more credits available for students who wish to take additional courses)
Please note: Finnish credits are equal to ECTS credits.

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