REI-3014 Qualitative methods - 10 ECTS
Applicants must have a bachelor's degree (180 ECTS), or an equivalent qualification, with a minimum of 80 ECTS within tourism, out-door recreation, event studies, marketing and communication, social sciences, humanities or education.
International applicants who hold a bachelor's degree or equicalent issued in Europe, Canada, USA, Australia and New Zealand: An average grade C is a minimum requirement.
International applicants who hold a bachelor's degree or equivalent issued in countries other than the above mentioned region/countries: An average grade B is a minimum requirement in addition to fulfilling formal admission requirements for Master's level entry.
Non-EU applicants need to have a Higher Education Entrance Qualification from their home countries and certified fulfilment of English language requirements.
Application code: 9731 (nordic applicants)
Students should obtain the following learning outcomes:
Knowledge: the student should have
- an in-depth knowledge of key theoretical debates regarding various methods and methodologies in tourism studies research
- a thorough understanding of the theoretical foundations of qualitative tourism research projects
- specialized knowledge on how to define and conduct a qualitative tourism research project as well as the presentation of findings in a written form
- an in-depth knowledge of the ethical aspects of tourism studies-related research processes
Skills: the student should be able to
- critically reflect on the interdependency between theories and methodologies
- perform and discuss qualitative methods in critical ways
- complete a limited, individual research project under supervision and according to ethical standards
Competence: the student should be able to
- convey in-depth understanding of methodological considerrations in tourism studies
- contribute to innovations in tourism research design
- critically reflect on tourism studies-related project design
Lectures will be given in an intensive mode (classes given in blocks) in spring semester only. The students are expected to work 280 hours.
Teaching will consist of eight lectures (3x45 minutes), which include student involvement in classroom discussions, role-plays, methodological exercises and group as well as individual tasks.
The course will be evaluated in accordance with the quality systems of UiT - The Arctic University of Norway.
|Off campus exam||A–E, fail F|
To take an examination, the student must have passed the following coursework requirements:
|Portfolio of home assignment||Approved/ Not approved|
|Attendance in the lectures||Approved/ Not approved|
- About the course
- Campus: Alta |
- ECTS: 10
- Course code: REI-3014
- Responsible unit
- Institutt for reiseliv og nordlige studier
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