Indigenous Peoples rights to land, resources and livelihood (in national and international law) is offered in the spring semester.
This course specification should be seen together with the Program Specification for the Joint Master's Degree in Governance and Entrepreneurship in Northern and Indigenous Areas (GENI) UiT-The Arctic University of Norway and the University of Saskatchewan, Canada.
The student must be enrolled in the GENI-program at either UiT-The Arctic University of Norway or University of Saskatchewan.
Student acquired knowledge:
Having passed the exam, the student has:
Student acquired skills:
Having passed the exam, the student will:
Student acquired competence
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The teaching consists of a combination of lectures and seminars and exercises, comprising a total of 20 hours. The students will receive the lectures as interactive video-distance teaching.
The students are expected to be prepared and active during the seminars in discussing legal approaches to the issues at hand. Students are expected to study independently in periods of no seminars or lectures.
The course is assessed through a written home exam (ten days), written in English. The exam may include theoretical and/or scenario questions.
The course includes a small, mandatory paper, and only students who have completed this requirement is eligible to take the exam.
The grading scale of A to F is applied, where F constitutes fail. Students who fail their examination are entitled to re-sit the examination, cf. Regulations for examinations at the University of Tromsø Sec. 22.