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Programmes

Working in Contexts of Disaster or Conflict

Short-term programme of Working in Contexts of Disaster or Conflict, 30 ECTS
Health care, social services, and care services

Institution VIA University College
Campus Campus Aarhus C
Duration 0,5 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 3200 EUR
Website http://www.viauc.com/schools-faculties/faculty-of-education-and-social-studies/exchange-programmes/Pages/working-contexts-of-disaster-or-conflict.aspx

Description

Two 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
Both modules are aimed at students of Social Work and related professions, e.g. Nursing, Social Pedagogy, Social Education, Teaching, Law, Human Resource Management, Public Management and Economics.

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 Opportunities  

A 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 Degree

With 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.

Admission  

All 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

If you need further assistance with the application procedure please contact the academy.
Note that you can also apply through one of the institute's agents and representatives

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.

Tuition

There is a tuition fee for all full-time degree students from outside the EU, EEA or Switzerland. 

Students within an exchange programme are not required to pay tuition.

For Further Information

Information 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



Spring 2015 - Non-EU/EEA/Nordic/Swiss citizens

Application date
Nov 01
Start date
Feb 01

Campus Aarhus C

Description

This campus is divided between various addresses in the centre of Aarhus city. However, a new united campus is currently being constructed. The new Campus Aarhus C is expected to be ready in the spring of 2015. Campus Aarhus C offers multiple programmes in Danish within the fields of teaching, social education, social work, construction, engineering, business and management. Our schools and faculties also offer several programmes taught in English.

  • Students: 5,000
  • International students: 370
  • Employees: 340

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