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Education and Social Work in a Metropolitan Context (ES-MC)

    Programme

    Required courses – all students

     

    Interdisciplinary project work

     

    Mapping professional practice in a metropolitan context

     

    Intercultural Communication, Cultural Knowledge and Self-Awareness

     

    Social-Educational-Care Perspectives in an International Context

     

    Required courses – Teacher Training students

     

    Creative and innovative teaching

     

    Required courses – Social Work students

     

    International Social Work: Perspectives on Europe

     

    Total ECTS required courses

     

     

    Elective courses*

     

    English language course**

     

    Studium Generale

     

    Total ECTS elective courses (choose one)

     

    All courses and course descriptions are subject to changes at any time

    *Students choose one of a total of two elective courses: the sum of the required and the elective courses must be 30 ECTS for a complete semester

    **Students with a good knowledge of English (level C1 or C2) are advised to choose the course Studium Generale.

    Timing and Location

    Start date

    1st semester

    Cultural Orientation week

    Monday 10th September 2018 - Thursday 13th September 2018

    Welcome Day: Education and Social Work in a Metropolitan Context

    Friday 14th September 2018

    Education and Social Work in a Metropolitan Context

    Monday, 17th September 2018

    Official end date semester

    Friday, 1st  February 2019

     

    Holidays:

    Autumn Break: Monday 29th October 2018 – Sunday 4th November 2018 (1 week)
    Christmas Holiday: 24th December 2018 – Sunday 6th January 2019 (2 weeks)
    Other free days: 11th November 2018

     

    Location:

    AP University College
    Campus Spoor Noord - Noorderplaats
    Noorderplaats 2
    2000 Antwerp

    Registration

    The registration deadline for the International Class ‘Education and Social Work in a Metropolitan Context’ is: 1st Semester (autumn semester) - September until and including January: 1st May 2017.

    After the deadline, a selection will take place. Students will be advised before 15th May of their approval/refusal.

    AP partner institutions should send the student’s application form to the AP International Office (incomingstudents@ap.be). 

    All Erasmus courses are taught in English.

    You will be asked to do papers and presentations in English, as well as the final examinations. All literature is in English. Student attendance is also obligatory in all courses. Therefore sufficient proficiency of the English language (B2 or more) is strongly recommended to be able to follow courses and successfully pass exams.

    We would like a copy of your self-evaluation test via www.testpodium.com, or a copy of your Erasmus+ OLS (Online Linguistic Support) test http://erasmusplusols.eu.
    We strongly recommend you to be truthful about your English skills and, if necessary, brush up on your knowledge.

    After receipt of the application form, additional information will be given, pertaining to:
    - Cultural Orientation week
    - procedures for registration (residence permit)
    - entry requirements
    - activities, integration & facilities
    - invitation letter, for visa purposes

    Credits

    AP University College Antwerp awards 30 credits for one full semester. Credits are awarded only when the course has been completed and all required examinations have been successfully taken.

    AP’s Grading Scale compared to the ECTS scale:

    Artesis Plantijn University College

    ECTS grade

    18-19-20

    A EXCELLENT

    15-16-17

    B VERY GOOD

    13-14

    C GOOD

    11-12

    D SATISFACTORY

    10

    E SUFFICIENT

    8-9

    FX FAIL (with possible deliberation)

    0-1-2-3-4-5-6-7

    F FAIL (no deliberation possibility)