Collaboration for the best interests of the child
7.5 ECTS credits
The course is offered as modified distance education with mandatory on-campus meetings at the beginning and end of the course. An internet platform is used. Instruction is in the form of lectures (streamed and on campus), group work and final assessment seminars. Different theories of collaboration and forms and degrees of cooperation, success factors and obstacles to cooperation as well as practical analysis and evaluation models are treated. The courses is based on the UN convention on children's rights with a focus on children at risk. A systems perspective on collaboration in the interest-of-the-child perspective is applied, and theory is related to application in practice.
Progressive specialisation: A1N (has only first‐cycle course/s as entry requirements)
Education level: Master's level
Admission requirements: Undergraduate studies 60 ECTS credits, or equivalent. Upper secondary school level Swedish 3/B, Swedish as a second language 3/B, English 6/A, or equivalent
Selection is usually based on your grade point average from upper secondary school or the number of credit points from previous university studies, or both.