Working in Contexts of Disaster or Conflict
Short-term programme of VIA Working in Contexts of Disaster or Conflict, 30 ECTSEconomics, commerce, management and accounting Health care, social services, and care services Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts Teacher's training
|Institution||VIA University College|
|Campus||Campus Aarhus C|
|Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH)||3836 EUR|
DescriptionTwo modules taught in English from February to June every year:
- Children and Families in the Aftermath of Disasters - Social Work Responses
- Conflicts and Social Work
The modules are offered to bachelor students and to practitioners with a particular interest in cross-national and cross-disciplinary approaches to disaster responses and to conflict resolution in various contexts.
Career OpportunitiesA mix of learning formats are applied, e.g.
- Introductory lectures supported by reading of text materials and articles
- Individual studies and group work
- Guest lecturers and field visits
- Written assignments
About the DegreeWith a focus on disasters and other emergencies affecting children and families, the course gives students the opportunity to expand their repertoire and competencies by learning about approaches and methods after a local emergency situation.
Further, a focus on conflicts in various contexts, levels and cultures, the course gives students the opportunity to expand their repertoire and competencies by studying conflict perspectives, theories and concepts, how to analyse conflict contexts and identify relevant models of conflict resolution.
AdmissionAll Danish students must complete English at a B-level according to the level system in Danish secondary schools or equivalent proof of English skills.
General requirements in English language (corresponding to Danish B-level):
IELTS - 6.0
TOEFL Internet-based - 80
TOEFL Computer-based - 213
TOEFL Paper-based - 550
Cambridge test - CAE
TOEIC test - 700
Apply through the national electronic admission system, optagelse.dk with all relevant documentation.
Read more about applying via optagelse.dk.
To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact your institution directly.
A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education http://en.fivu.dk/recognition.
Exchange students should contact their home institution for information on application procedures and deadlines.
TuitionStudents within an exchange programme are not required to pay tuition.
Students from institutions without a bilateral partner agreement must pay a tuition fee.
For Further InformationInformation from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://ufm.dk/en
You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition
About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System