Contents of the course
During this course, you will – gain understanding of how the field of youth and NGO work is built up in Finland – learn pedagogic skills and how to apply them with different groups of people – learn about the background and structure of the Finnish welfare model Contents of the course handle for example 1) the history, evolution and current state of youth work, 2) active citizenship and 3) NGO sector in Finland.
Course is suited for people who are interested in youth work and NGO sector.
The studies take place at the Humak campus in Nurmijärvi.
- A good command of the English language, both spoken and written (the studies are conducted in English).
- Good social skills and an ability to work in a multicultural setting in diverse student groups.
Why Study at Humak Open University of Applied Sciences?
Humak University of Applied Sciences operates in the whole of Finland and is the country’s biggest educator in the following fields: youth work, organizational work, work community development, adventure and outdoor education, cultural management, and interpreting and linguistic accessibility.
Humak has about 2000 degree students and about 160 experts in various positions. Finland’s unique open university of applied sciences system and Humak’s extensive online training make high-quality academic studies available to everyone with affordable costs regardless of students’ background. Thousands of students take advantage of our wide selection of online courses every year.