ASOK15438U Scandinavian Welfare Regime: Challenged by Europeanization and Globalization
MA Theory and Themes (MSc Curriculum 2015)
Course package: Welfare, Inequality and Mobility
BA-Undergraduates from foreign countries (exchange students) can
sign up for this course.
Creditstudents must be at master level
The aim of the course is to enable the students to critically
evaluate the merits of the particular way welfare provisions and
entitlements are organized in Scandinavia.
The course assesses to shich degree Scandinavian welfare states can still be characterized as women friendly and promoting equality within an environment of European Union and global challenges. Emphasis is on historical and contemporary developments
Students will be provided a thorough knowledge of the benefits and challenges of welfare provision in Scandinavia.
Students will develop empirical analytical skills that enable them to critically assess the pros and cons of the particular welfare organization in Scandinavia.
Students will acquire rigorous empirical insights that will lead to strong analytical competences viz-á-vis a particular geographical region in a sociological perspective.
Students are expected to be active in class
Self Service at KUnet
Registration deadline for courses is June 1 for Autumn semester
and December 1 for Spring semester.
Registration deadline for Summer school is June 1.
When registered you will be signed up for exam.
International exchange students must sign up by filling in an application form: course registration.
Credit students: klik her
- 7,5 ECTS
- Type of assessment
- Written assignmentIndividual/group. Free written take-home essays are assignments for which students define and formulate a problem within the parameters of the course and based on an individual exam syllabus. The free written take-home essay must be no longer than 10 pages. For group assignments, an extra 5 pages is added per additional student. Further details for this exam form can be found in the Curriculum and in the General Guide to Examinations at KUnet.
- Exam registration requirements
Sociology students must be enrolled under MSc Curriculum 2015 to take this exam.
Credit students must be at master level.
- Marking scale
- 7-point grading scale
- Censorship form
- No external censorship
- Exam period
Submission dates and time will be available at KUnet, www.kunet.dk. Exchange students and danish full degree guest students please see the homepage of Sociology; http://www.soc.ku.dk/english/education/exams/ and http://www.soc.ku.dk/uddannelser/meritstuderende/eksamen/
At re-exam, the form of examination is the same as ordinary exam.
If the form of examination is ”active participation” the re-examination form is always “free written take-home essay
Criteria for exam assesment
Please see the learning outcome
- Course Preparation