The course is included in these curricula and study modules

Level/category

General studies

Teaching language

English

Type of course

Compulsory

Recommended year of study

1

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to - give the student a picture about legislation as a foundation for our society - get the student to find, use and understand the basic legislation regulating working life and the legislation in their own professional field

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to - use some basic legal terms and describe the court system in Finland - explain how the European Union affects Finnish Society - describe the decision making system within local authorities - give a brief outline of the legaslation concerning working life and the professional field of the student - describe how the legislation within the professional field is implemented in a local authority

Course contents

The Finnish Society Legislation concerning working life Legislation concerning business and the industry The nature of the legal order in Finland, the Nordic Countries and European Union

Prerequisites and co-requisites

None

Previous course names

None

Additional information

Will be given during lectures

Recommended or required reading

Surakka Aapo:Access to Finnish Law, Helsinki 2005 Publisher:WSOY ISBN 951-0-28941-8 Van Houtte Hans: The Law of International Trade, London 1995, Publisher Sweet & Maxwell ISBN 0-421-48090-4 Acts Material distributed by the lecturer

Study activities

  • Lectures - 45 hours
  • Exercise based learning - 0 hours
  • Individual studies - 88 hours
  • Practical training - 0 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 88 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 45 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Exams
  • Reports and productions

Teacher

Wikström Göran

Examiner

Blomqvist Karl

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until date 2009-12-28

Assessment methods

  • 2009-04-09 - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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