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STV-1006 Arctic Norway - Aspects of Politics, Government and International Relations - 10 ECTS
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.
Application code: 9199 (Nordic applicants).
Students who have successfully completed the course should have achieved the following learning outcomes:
Knowledge and comprehension
- The Norwegian political system, with emphasis on northern Norway
- Resource- and environmental management in northern Norway
- International relations and cooperation in the northern region.
- Can give an account of central features of the Norwegian political system, and of resource- and environmental management in northern Norway, including regional cooperation in this area
- Is acquainted with the most important sources of information regarding northern Norwegian and regional affairs and able to apply these sources
- Can analyse academic literature and draw independent conclusions.
- Can communicate scholarly knowledge of northern Norwegian affairs and regional cooperation well enough to be capable of discussing central issues in a scholarly context
- Have sufficient grasp of basic knowledge in this field, and how to access further sources, to be in a position to deepen his or her understanding though self-directed study.
The examination consists of two parts:
- One take-home exam limited to 2,000 words on an allocated theme within the time frame of one week. Two students may write together (wherein the word limit is extended to 3.000 words).
- One 3-hour school exam. The final grade is given on the basis of a joint evaluation of the take-home exam and the school exam. The Grade-scale goes from A (tope score) to E (pass) and F (fail).
A re-sit exam will be arranged for this course.