Education for Intercultural Competencies 25 ECTS credits

These studies consist of the following courses:

407508A Comparative Education (10 cr)
The Comparative education component consists of lectures on Nordic countries, Baltic states, Russia, and some European countries. Comparative education for the Minor includes studies above the 7 credits which are part of Intermediate studies for Bachelor's degree (in the ITE-programme).

407530P Internship (5 cr)
The Internship should focus on global education and/or intercultural issues in the field of education. The Internship must be planned in advance and the plan must be accepted by the supervisor. After the internship period the student hands in the practice report to the supervisor.

407531P Selected literature (5 cr)
For the Selected literature module, student chooses the materials for reading out of a list provided by the responsible teacher and writes a report on the studied texts.

407532P Optional (5 cr)
Optional studies may include planning and implementing a project or a practice in Finland or abroad that would develop the student’s intercultural competences.

Application Procedure

Education for Intercultural Competencies can be studied as a minor subject by any student presently registered and enrolled at the Faculty of Education, University of Oulu.

For students from other faculties and those pursuing non-degree studies in a minor subject, the deadline for applications is August 15. They are given the right to study a minor subject for the next two academic years.

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For more information on practical issues related to minor subject applications in the Faculty, see here.

Application Guidance

More details on applying for the right to pursue studies in a minor subject are available from the Faculty’s study advisors. Any questions related to study rights should be addressed to Helena Seppälä, Chief Academic Officer.

Person in Charge

The persons in charge of the minor subject studies NN.

More Information on the Studies

A more detailed description of the studies in Education for Intercultural Competencies including the courses involved is to be found in the Faculty of Education Catalogue of Minor Subject Studies on WebOodi.

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Viimeksi päivitetty: 4.7.2017