Short-term programme of Social Entrepreneurship, 30 ECTSHealth care, social services, and care services Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts Teacher's training
|Institution||VIA University College|
|Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH)||4400 EUR|
DescriptionThis semester is aimed at people studying to be teachers, educators or students within the field of health and people who are interested in finding new ways of working to improve health and living conditions.
You will, therefore, in the course of the semester be introduced to innovative methods that create the possibility for social entrepreneurship. You will be challenged as regards your convictions as to what is possible and how these challenges should be met. In other words, a completely different way of coping with professional challenges.
An important part in this semester is the two weeks practice that will take place in schools or at other institutions that are relevant to your home studies. Also you will experience a more untraditional practice/ field work for 3 weeks, creating innovative solutions for specific challenges given to you by schools/institutions locally.
Career OpportunitiesThrough the course you will learn:
- To use innovative processes and innovative didactics in health work and the quality of life.
- To be able to give an account of how one can work with health and the quality of life on an individual, institutional and social level.
- To be able to give an account of educational practices in relation to health education conditions.
- To be able to identify the possibilities and challenges by cooperation between professions.
- To be able to give an account of theories and methods regarding the interplay between the individual, the institution and society.
About the DegreeThe philosophy of this semester is that all over the whole world we encounter challenges in relation to health and living conditions that create a demand for creativity and new thinking among the professionals who are involved in forming the framework for the development and well-being of children, young people and adults.
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
Application dateJun 01
Start dateAug 15
Application dateDec 01
Start dateFeb 15
This campus opened in the summer of 2010. At Campus Viborg you can study 6 different programmes within the fields of health, administration and pedagogy - all taught in Danish.
The Animation Workshop is also situated in Viborg, and here you can study Character Animation, Computer Graphic Arts and Graphic Storytelling - all taught in English.
VIA Faculty of Health Sciences also offers an international module in Nursing, which is taught in English.
- Students: 2.000
- International students: 200
- Employees: 180