ASOA15078U Scandinavian Welfare Regime: Challenged by Europeanization and Globalization (SUMMER 2021)
Course package (MSc 2015):
Welfare, Inequality and Mobility
The course discusses in some detail the development of the Scandinavian welfare regime, highlighting central elements such as universalism, high degree of formal labor market participation, strong emphasis on personal social services etc. But the course also discusses the challenges to the Scandinavian model from processes of Europeanization and globalization.
The students are expected to have obtained a detailed and
critical knowledge of the sociology of Scandinavian welfare, which
will provide them with analytical skills and a solid regional
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.
There will be an oral feedback half way through the course and a written one at the end
Registration deadline for Summer school is June 1.
The ordinary period for registration for summer school is from November 15'th to December 1'st
If the course is full after this period, it will NOT be offered
for registration again, in the extra period for registration from
May 15'th to June 1'st
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 either BSc Curriculum 2016 or MSc Curriculum 2015 to take this exam.
Credit- and Exchange students can be at both bachelor and master level.
- Marking scale
- 7-point grading scale
- Censorship form
- No external censorship
- Exam period
Find more information on your study page at KUnet.
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/
Written assignment based on formulated questions
Criteria for exam assesment
Please see the learning outcome