Subject can be taken as single course.
The course is relevant for Bachleor of Northern studies and compulsory for students choosing the BNS advanced emphasis program High North Poliltics, Intercultural Communication and Barentscooperation (Can be replaced by BNS 200 Northern Studies Assignment)
Admission requirements: Nordic applicants: Generell studiekompetanse. International applicants: Higher Education Entrance Qualification and certified language requirements in English.
A list of the requirements for the Higher Education Entrance Qualification in Norway can be found on the web site from the Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education (NOKUT). For language requirements we refer to NOKUT's GSU-list.
Admission code: 9199 (Nordic applicants).
The goal is to introduce the students with theoretical and practical knowledge about cultural issues in the Barents Region
Barents dialogue and Cross- Cultural Communication; 1. Indigenous Peoples in the Barents Region 2. Nature and Culture relationship 3. Politics of identity and ethnicity 4. Culture and touristic representation Cross-Border Relations in the Barents Region; 5. Historical perspectives 6. Borderland and identities in the making 7. Tourism in the Barents region Business Cooperation and cultural communication in the Barents Region; 8. Business cooperation and inter-cultural communication 9. Business cooperation and National cultures 10. Nordic and Russian business communication
Course requirements: Written answers to given tasks. The assignments have to be approved by theresponsible teacher before the students are allowed to do the final exam.
A final written home based exam. Available time; 3 days.Grading: scale A - F, with F for failed.
A re-sit exam will be arranged for this course