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Defining and discussing accessibility in society

Information Technology and Communication Sciences        1 ECTS



MODULE TYPE: SDG11

MODULE DESCRIPTION

The thematic module introduces the student to the definition of accessibility and discussion in society, but also to the role of disability legislation. People with disabilities are often excluded from the mainstream of society. Disabilities affect people’s lives in multiple ways, both as individuals and as part of society. Disability can also be either temporary or permanent, but accessibility is not just a temporary feature.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

After completing the module, the student will understand the definition of accessibility, the related legislation and the mechanisms behind. Further, the student is able to reflect critically on society.

 

Module level: Advanced

Degree level: Master

Language: English

Study mode: Online

SDG11 Theme:

ECTS: 1

Semester: All

Starting date: February 2021

Finishing date:

Enrollment period: Deadline is 7 days before the starting date.

Link to the course description: TBA

 

Provider University: Tampere University



The admission is currently possible for learners from ECIU partner universities. Please fill this form to apply: https://www.service4mobility.com/europe/BewerbungServlet?identifier=TAMPERE17&kz_bew_pers=S&kz_bew_art=IN&aust_prog=ECIUMM&sprache=en  

If you have any questions about applying, please contact mobility.tau@tuni.fi.