ASOA15078U Scandinavian Welfare Regime: Challenged by Europeanization and Globalization
BSc/MSc Elective Course
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 courses is:
June 1st for Autumn semester
December 1st for Spring semester.
When registered you will be signed up for exam.
Sociology- and anthropology Student:
Registration online at KUnet
International exchange students:
You must sign up by filling in an application form. Find it at www.sociology.ku.dk.
Find more information at www.soc.ku.dk under Uddannelse -> Meritstuderende.
- 7,5 ECTS
- Type of assessment
- Written assignment, -Individual/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
You need to be signed up for the course to attend the exam
- All aids allowed
- 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;
www.sociology.ku.dk under Education --> Exams
Written assignment based on NEW formulated questions.
An elective subject is usually offered regularly, but we cannot guarantee it will be offered more than once. Please be aware that the exam for this course is only offered 3 terms after the course has ended.
Criteria for exam assesment
Please see the learning outcome
- Course code
- 7,5 ECTS
- BachelorBachelor choice,Full Degree Master,Full Degree Master choice
- 1 semester
- See timetable
- Course capacity
- Vejl. 30 personer
- Study board
- Department of Sociology, Study Council
- Department of Sociology
- Faculty of Social Sciences
- Peter Abrahamson (2-7768477a766a35727c356b72)
Peter Abrahamson, e-mail: email@example.com