Sosnet universities offer cross-institutional online courses for social work students. The courses are 5 ECTS and are mainly based on a master's degree. Courses are offered from each university in the Sosnet network and students receive a wide range of courses.
Studying in the course involves applying for a fixed-term study right to a university that organizes the course.
Three courses are offered in English. Here are the links for the course descriptions:
Global Perspectives in Social Work 5 ECTS
Social Work in Ecosocial Transition 5 ECTS
Nordic Welfare State Models 5 ECTS
Coordinator of collaborative studies
MSocSc Mari Suonio
University of Eastern Finland
phone: +358 40 5280499
Sosnet has produces mateial banks for the use of social work studies among the Sosnet network. See a video of how you can use the material banks.
Introduction to Social Work in Finland
For exchange students. Content: child protection, adult social work, social work in the social welfare system, gerontological social work, structural social work, management and social work as a profession, education and research.
Multicultural Social Work
A material bank containing lectures, assignments and literature that teachers can use on their own courses. Content: anti-racist social work, intersectionality, migrant experiences, inter-cultural communication, forced migration and family reunification.
Theories in Social Work
A lecture series for students doing their master's thesis, or for doctoral students. Content: social work research, theoretical frameworks of research, methodology.