spring 2024
REI-1007 Event Management - 10 ECTS

Type of course

The course is mandatory for the achievement of Bachelor's degree in Arctic Adventure Tourism. Open for all other students, but the number of students is limited to 30 and the tourism students will be prioritized.

Admission requirements

Admission requirements:

Nordic applicants: Generell studiekompetanse. Admission procedures for foreign applicants, please read: https://en.uit.no/education/art?p_document_id=351800

Admission code: 9199

Course content

Knowledge of events, and how to organize and manage events such as festivals, sporting, entertaining and cultural events. The course focuses on event planning, creative event marketing and managing of event organisations, emphasising volunteers. Through the course, you will gain practical and theoretical skills in many aspects of event management. The course also emphasizes events impacts on tourism, community, and events role in society.

Objectives of the course


The candidate

  • has broad knowledge of the events field, including different theoretical perspectives on events
  • understands different aspects of recruitment and management of volunteers in events
  • has knowledge of co-operation in networks as means for learning and developing events
  • has knowledge of how to plan, manage, implement and evaluate projects in the event business and related fields of work


The candidate is able to

  • reflect on events in relation to tourism
  • make a flow chart for different events

General competence

The candidate is able to

  • take responsibility for various tasks in an event project
  • communicate ideas, and reflect upon fellow students', lecturerers' and professionals' ideas and suggeestions concerning an event project
  • find and employ relevant theory when carrying out ideas and plan for a given project

Language of instruction and examination


Teaching methods

  • Lectures
  • Class discussions
  • Oral presentations
  • Workshops
  • Practical case

All courses will be evaluated in accordance with the quality systems of UiT.

Information to incoming exchange students

This course has academic prerequisites. Please see the «Prerequisite» section for more information

Do you have questions about this module? Please check the following website to contact the course coordinator for exchange students at the faculty: https://en.uit.no/education/art?p_document_id=510412



Examination: Date: Duration: Grade scale:
Off campus exam 08.04.2024 09:00 (Hand out)
12.04.2024 14:00 (Hand in)
5 Days A–E, fail F

Coursework requirements:

To take an examination, the student must have passed the following coursework requirements:

1 written group assignment Approved – not approved
1 oral group assignment Approved – not approved
Mandatory attendance (70%) Approved – not approved
UiT Exams homepage

More info about the coursework requirements

1 written group assignment (OBL2)

1 oral group assignment (OBL3)

Mandatory attendance - 70% (OBL4)

Re-sit examination

Students who do not pass the previous ordinary examination can gain access to a re-sit examination.
  • About the course
  • Campus: Alta |
  • ECTS: 10
  • Course code: REI-1007
  • Tidligere år og semester for dette emnet