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FUH3004 - Disability as knowledge and research field

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Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Home examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Home examination 100/100 5 days

Course content

The course is a substantial core subject in the Master in Disability and Society. The course discusses key political developments and recent reforms in a societal perspective, along with recent research on social policy, regulatory policy, discrimination and everyday life. This is studied in the light of current research and various current issues on disability, human dignity and equality in society.

Learning outcome

Knowledge - The student should have acquired in-depth knowledge of current problems from research and knowledge-field about disability. This means that the student should have in-depth insight about:

  • historical trends and developments in the research field
  • key areas of welfare and regulatory policy that affect individuals with disability as a target group
  • valid knowledge on facilitating community participation for people with disabilities
  • central reforms and knowledge traditions in the disability research field in the Nordic countries, Europe and globally
  • know about ethical and legal issues related to services for people with disabilities and the research field.

Skills:

  • The student should recognize and be able to use the above knowledge scientifically.

General competence:

  • Students should be able to critically discuss current issues on the basis of knowledge from the research field.

Learning methods and activities

Teaching methods are lectures, student active seminars and work requirements

Compulsory assignments

  • Compulsory activity
  • Compulsory activity

Further on evaluation

Home exam. Compulsory activities must be approved in order to take the final exam in the course.

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Course materials

Syllabus is approx. 1500 pages (English and Norwegian scientific literature)

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Facts

Version: 1
Credits:  15.0 SP
Study level: Second degree level

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2022

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Social Studies
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Social Work

Examination

Examination arrangement: Home examination

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Home examination 100/100

Release
2021-11-22

Submission
2021-11-26


10:00


12:00

INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Home examination 100/100

Release
2022-05-19

Submission
2022-05-24


10:00


12:00

INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.
Examination

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