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Become a Bachelor of Social Services at Diak

Degree title: Bachelor of Social Services, sosionomi (AMK)

Extent: 210 credit points (ECTS)

Duration: 3,5 years

Tuition fee: 4000 euros per academic year (more information about tuition fees on this page)

Admission: from 4 until 18 January 2023, apply at Studyinfo.fi

Admission quota: 40

Studies begin: autumn 2023

Where to study: Helsinki (distant teaching, contact teaching)

Bachelor’s Degree Programme in Social Services

The degree programme trains students for a variety of tasks in social service field in Finland and in international contexts.

Multicultural study group that studies in English offers an opportunity to interact and learn in a real international learning environment.

The specific focus of the programme is on community development work, with emphasis on people’s participation and empowerment, and on identification and fight against different forms of discrimination in societies.

The degree programme aims to train professionals who are competent to work for socially sustainable communities both in Finland and abroad.

Students learn social work and social policy issues from Finnish, European and global perspectives. They gain skills to carry out social analysis and action, to implement participatory research, and to analyse local conditions in relation to wider economic and social changes.

It is not possible to qualify as a Bachelor of Social Services in the field of early childhood education (varhaiskasvatuksen sosionomi) in this degree programme.

Entrance examination

The admission the Bachelor’s Degree Programme in Social Services is based on the International UAS exam, which is completed online. The examination has two phases: the first phase is a written examination and the second phase is a group interview.

Please read more on the International UAS exam website.

Curriculum

See the curriculum of the programme.

We reserve the right to make changes to the curriculum.

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