REI-8002 Sustainable opportunities in Norther Tourism - 5 ECTS
PhD students at UiT The Arctic University of Norway register for class and exam in Studentweb by 1 September for autumn semester and by 1 February for spring semester.
Other applicants: Application deadline 1 June for autumn semester and 1 December for spring semester. Application code 9303.
PhD students or holders of a Norwegian Master´s Degree of five years or 3+ 2 years (or equivalent) may be admitted. PhD students must upload a document from their university stating that they are registered PhD students.
Holders of a Master´s Degree must upload a Master´s Diploma with Diploma Supplement / English translation of the diploma. Applicants from listed countries must document proficiency in English. To find out if this applies to you see the following list: http://www.nokut.no/Documents/NOKUT/Artikkelbibliotek/Utenlandsk_utdanning/GSUlista/2016/GSU_list_English_14112016.pdf
For more information on accepted English proficiency tests and scores, as well as exemptions from the English proficiency tests, please see the following document: https://uit.no/Content/254419/PhD_EnglishProficiency_100913.pdf
The course are available for applicants from the following categories:
Category 1: People admitted to the PhD Programme at UiT
Category 2: Participants in the Associate Professor Programme that fulfil the educational requirements
Category 3: Doctoral students from other universities
Category 4: People with a minimum of a Master´s Degree (or equivalent). (A Norwegian Master´s Degree of 5 years or 3 (Bachelor Degree) + 2 years (Master’s Degree).
The students have the following learning outcomes:
By the end of the course the student has obtained the following:
The student has:
- wide knowledge about the theory of practice
- specialized insight into tensions evoked by resource conflicts in the Arctic
- thorough knowledge about sustainable livelihood in the Arctic
- specialized insight into co-production of knowledge connected to tourism activities
- good understanding of touristic practices in relation to climate change
- specialized insight into co-production of knowledge
The student is able to / can:
- analyse engagement and resistance both in local (indigenous) communities and among tourist companies
- consider how local residents and different stakeholders have dealt with the expansion of extractive industries and how they influence indigenous/local communities
- In the paper the student will be required to formulate research questions and conduct analyses of a relevant case inspired by the course and reading list.
This is a three days course, and requires literature studies beforehand entering the program. The course consists of lectures and a stakeholder workshop. Lectures will be given by scholars from social and humanities studies that hold different positions within the theory of practice. In addition a stakeholder workshop will be held - in order for students to have the opportunity of entering into knowledge dialogs that reflect an ambition of addressing co-production of knowledge.
Students are required to write an essay. The topics of the essays will be discussed during the course.
- About the course
- Campus: Alta |
- ECTS: 5
- Course code: REI-8002
- Responsible unit
- Institutt for reiseliv og nordlige studier
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