HVER3003 - The Norwegian Welfare and Health Care System

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Vurderingsordning: Oppgave
Karakter: Bokstavkarakterer

Vurderingsform Vekting Varighet Hjelpemidler Delkarakter
Hjemmeeksamen 100/100

Faglig innhold

The Norwegian welfare and health system and development processes, and challenges related to various aspects of these, are the main content of the course.
- The Nordic Model and the Norwegian Welfare and Health Care System
- Social justice and policy issues in Norway
- Policies aimed at integration of marginalized groups
- Social work in Norway; professions, ideology, theory and practice
- Social Work with disabled persons/persons with intellectual and mental disabilities


The candidate must have theoretical knowledge about the Norwegian welfare state and health care, service system and current challenges

The candidate shall, after completion of the course have good knowledge of welfare theory and recent research on the welfare state, ie have good knowledge about:
- drivers, barriers and obstacles in terms of change and development
- theory of social change processes in the Norwegian society

The candidate shall, after completion of the course be able to apply technical knowledge and relevant results from research in the field and have skills in:
- convey information, theory and analysis of the welfare state
- reflect on organizing and implementation of a reform or development process

The candidate shall, after completion of the course recognize innovation and development processes and have general knowledge about:
- strategic thinking and development scenarios for the welfare state
- relevant critical reviews of challenges and trends in welfare programs

Læringsformer og aktiviteter

Instruction is given in the form of lectures, counseling and group work. Students must complete exercises / documentation of own work tasks that must be addressed and sent to the teacher.

It will be held 6 lectures of 2-3 hours in the subject. 10 credits are equivalent to approx. 270 hours of work (including teaching, counseling, group work and self-study). Syllabus approx. 700 pages.

Obligatoriske aktiviteter

  • Tasks

Mer om vurdering

Postponed examination are for candidates who has legitimate absence or got “Fail”

Spesielle vilkår

Vurderingsmelding krever godkjent undervisningsmelding samme semester. Obligatorisk aktivitet fra tidligere semester kan godkjennes av instituttet.

Krever opptak til studieprogram:
Vernepleie (HSGVEB)


General admission. Have been admitted to Bachelor studies.


Course litterature will be published in Blackboard before the course starts


Vurderingsordning: Oppgave

Termin Statuskode Vurderingsform Vekting Hjelpemidler Dato Tid Rom *
Vår ORD Hjemmeeksamen 100/100
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