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The European Qualifications Framework (EQF) is a translation tool that helps communication and comparison between qualifications systems in Europe. Its eight common European reference levels are described in terms of learning outcomes: knowledge, skills and competences. This allows any national qualifications systems, national qualifications frameworks (NQFs) and qualifications in Europe to relate to the EQF levels. Learners, graduates, providers and employers can use these levels to understand and compare qualifications awarded in different countries and by different education and training systems.

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  1. Sociology, BA

    Knowledge, Ability and Skills At the conclusion of the course of study, the student shall be able to demonstrate knowledge, ability and skills as listed below: 1. Knowledge: After graduation a student has basic knowledge of sociology. The knowledge consists of: 1.1. knowledge of main theories and concepts of sociology 1.2. how a social phenomena is explained 1.3. sociological perspectives and distinguishing between a scholarly debate and other kinds of social discussion 1.4. an overview over the subjects of sociology 1.5. good knowledge of a few subfields of sociology 1.6. knowing main social research methods of sociology and understand what quantified and qualitative methodologies are 1.7. knowing how to distinguish between different text sources, quality of references, and how to use them 1.8. understanding the value of different types of sociological research 2. Skills After graduation a student should be able to use working methods of sociology. In order to: 2.1 work independently and be capable of completing a scholarly output, both in writing  and orally 2.2 apply sociological methods to specific tasks 2.3 demonstrate independence in defining and processing specific tasks by critically using different sources 2.4 be able to work independently and in a group situation 2.5 be able to assess and evaluate different types of sociological research 3. Competence After graduation a student be able to apply his or her knowledge in a work situation or in further studies: 3.1 able to study independently, organize ti ...

    Category: Qualifications Location: Iceland