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IP Policy Influencing25104/11004/2223/1/47
Study guide

IP Policy Influencing

Academic year 2022-23
Is found in:
  • Bachelor in Social Work
  • Programmes Incoming Students
In other study programme:
  • Bachelor in Social Work as Influencing & Realizing Politics & Policy INT
This is a single course unit.
Study load: 4 credits

Course sequence (VT)

There are no prerequisites for this course.
Total study time: 100,00 hours
Possible deadlines for learning account: 01.12.2022 ()
This course unit is marked out of 20 (rounded to an integer).
Re-sit exam: is possible.
Co-ordinator: Timbremont Christophe
Language course: No
Languages: English
Scheduled for: Semester 5

Final competences (list)

SOW/0300The PBA SOW takes part in influencing and/or realising policy, both for and with the stakeholders, to enhance their position, as well as that of their environment. Thus, she/he helps to shape a democratic, just and inclusive world, and this in an active and sustainable way. The bachelor analyses the position of the stakeholder in the complex meso and macro context and recognises mechanisms of social injustice. In dialogue with the stakeholders, she/he takes steps to influence or realise the (government) policy with structural proposals. The bachelor starts from her/his knowledge and understanding of the policy process and the main actors on local, regional and (inter)national level, as well as from her/his understanding of strategies of interference and realisation. The Professional Bachelor in Social Work/Personnel Work helps raise social issues indirectly, and uses organisations in this context as leverage to actively and sustainably shape a democratic, fair and inclusive world.learning outcomeBS
SOW/0301The student demonstrates insight in the functioning of global and European political institutions and in strategies on how to coerce them into taking action in a specific case.learning goal elementaryBS
SOW/0302The student explains and illustrates the political role of social work in fighting social exclusion.learning goal elementaryBS
SOW/0303The student analyses a specific policy case and identify the core problem, the actors, and the power balance between them.learning goal broadening/deepeningBS
SOW/0304The student contributes to policy influencing by formulating proposals regarding content and strategies in a specific case.learning goal autonomous/complexBS

Educational organisation (list)

Face-to-face instruction
Lectures24,00 hours
Self-study - tasks
Assignments in study hours60,00 hours
Study hours16,00 hours

Assessment (list)

Evaluation(s) for first exam chance
First term out of exam periodPaper100,00
Evaluation(s) for re-sit exam
Third term within exam periodPaper100,00