Time: Students can start their studies approximately within a week after enrolling on this course. The estimated time for completing this course is three months.
Place: Online studies
Extent: 5 ECTS credits
Number of study places: 30
Target group: This course is suitable for Health and Social Care students and professionals as well as everyone interested in sexuality, sexual rights and sexual health.
Lecturer: Tiina Lybeck, firstname.surname@xamk.fi

Credited in degree at Xamk: Bachelor of Health Care, Degree Programme in Nursing
Area of competence mentioned in Curriculum: Optional studies
Enrolment by: 10th September 2023. This is a nonstop start and students can start their studies approximately within a week after enrolling on this course.
Price: EUR 12 / credit or semester fee EUR 175. You can read more about our payment policy here. Enrollments on nonstop start courses cannot be cancelled free of charge.

Please, notice that the fee for one semester will not be refunded, if the combined fees for your chosen studies remain below EUR 175 or you cancel your studies.

Note that you can enrol for Open UAS studies at the maximum of 50 ECTS credits per semester. One person’s enrolments exceeding 50 ECTS credits are deleted in the enrolment order. Paying attention to this is important when planning your studies.

Please also notice, that Xamk degree students can enrol on this course only via Peppi or Tuudo.

Learning outcomes:
After completing this course you:

  • know the basic concepts concerning the diversity of sexuality and gender.
  • know the global sexual rights and recognize the factors affecting sexual rights in your own environment.
  • have the ability to reflect your own values and attitudes to sexuality and sexual rights.
  • understand what sexual health is and how it is promoted.

Contents and methods:
The course includes three themes:

  1. Sexuality, sexual and gender diversity
  2. Sexual rights
  3. Sexual health

The course is carried out 100% online and it includes tests and assignments.

The course covers 5 ECTS credits, totalling 135 hours of student work. The number of hours is theoretical and varies according to student effort.

Assessment scale:
Accepted/Failed

Transcript of records will be delivered upon request by email in PDF form.

This course is based on the curricula of Xamk's degree programmes and the Finnish credits are fully compatible with the ECTS.

Additional information on enrolment:
Xamk Pulse Open University of Applied Sciences office, openstudies@xamk.fi.

Terms of cancellation: 
Enrollments on nonstop start courses cannot be cancelled free of charge. Cancellation by email to openstudies@xamk.fi.

Before the course starts, you'll receive an invitation by email to this course.

Please note that there can be changes in the course details in terms of the timetable and teachers, for example.
 

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