Study cover for Community Work and Multicultural Development
Master Blended

Community Work and Multicultural Development

Tampere University of Applied Sciences

18 months
Duration
10800 EUR/year
Free
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Tuition fee
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About

Learn the basic principles and most common practices of the Nordic welfare state with the Community Work and Multicultural Development course at  Tampere University of Applied Sciences.

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Overview

Absorb knowledge and skills that you can utilize in developing and leading social and health care organizations and processes related to promoting people’s well-being and learning.

Strengthen your international and local networks and learn about multiculturalism and cultural sensitivity both in theory and in practice. Take into consideration the new contacts and lessons in your work assignments.

Career

After 1,5 years of inspiring studies, graduates of the Community Work and Multicultural Development course at  Tampere University of Applied Sciences have developed a strong expertise to work in demanding customer service and supervisory positions in social and health care organizations as well as academies. They have a capacity to work in multicultural communities and international roles too.

As a graduate of the master’s degree Programme in Community Work and Multicultural Development, you can also work as a multicultural work leader, a sustainable development expert, a community work leader, and an expert in social development projects.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • During the first semester you will learn about theoretical framework for eco-social work and Finnish Health and Social Service Systems. You will also begin the thesis process by confirming your thesis topic and finalizing your plan.
  • In the second semester, you will become acquainted with global challenges and welfare issues, as well as community and participatory development methods. In the thesis process, you progress to the implementation phase, for which you receive support from the teaching staff and project partners.
  • During the third semester, you will become familiar with project and customer relationship management, system theories and experimental culture. In addition, interpersonal work, such as facilitation and mentoring, are at the center. During the third and fourth semesters, most students complete their thesis and a master’s degree.

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

90 ECTS

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

To be eligible to apply to TAMK’s Master’s Degree Programme in Community Work and Multicultural Development, an applicant most hold

One of the following UAS degrees completed in Finland:

  • Sosionomi (AMK) 
  • Yhteisöpedagogi (AMK) 
  • Geronomi (AMK) 
  • Kuntoutuksen ohjaaja (AMK), or

  • One of the following diplomas from a Finnish vocational college (opistoaste): 
    • Sosiaalikasvattaja or equivalent lähikasvattaja diploma 
    • Sosiaaliohjaaja 
    • Kehitysvammaisten ohjaaja or Kehitysvamma-alan ohjaaja
    • Sosiaalialan ohjaaja 
    • Diakoni diploma that includes sosiaaliohjaaja training, or 
  • One of the following degrees completed in Finland or equivalent degrees completed outside Finland:
    • Bachelor of social work / social policy / social psychology / social sciences / administrative sciences / arts (education).

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    10800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10800 EUR per year during 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 18 months.

Living costs for Tampere

869 - 1289 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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