Applicants must have a bachelor's degree (180 ECTS), or an equivalent qualification, with a minimum of 80 ECTS within tourism, out-door recreation, event studies, marketing and communication, social sciences, humanities or education.
International applicants who hold a bachelor's degree or equicalent issued in Europe, Canada, USA, Australia and New Zealand: An average grade C is a minimum requirement.
International applicants who hold a bachelor's degree or equivalent issued in countries other than the above mentioned region/countries: An average grade B is a minimum requirement in addition to fulfilling formal admission requirements for Master's level entry.
Non-EU applicants need to have a Higher Education Entrance Qualification from their home countries and certified fulfilment of English language requirements.
Application code: 9731 (nordic applicants)
The students have the following learning outcomes:
Knowledge: The student
Skills: The student
Competence: The student
The lectures will be given in an intensive mode (classes given in blocks) in autumn semester only. The students are expected to work 280 hours.
The teaching will consist of eight lectures (3x45 min) which also include student involvement thorugh class room discussions, group and individual tasks. The students, alone or in smaller groups, will give on oral presentation and one feedback on student presentation. The course include one excursion to a tourist company or site engaged in nature tourism.
The course will be evaluated in accordance with the quality systems of UiT - The Arctic University of Norway.
Coursework: the following coursework requirements must be completed and approved in order to take the final exam: - one written assignment - 70% attendance in the lectures
Assessment and exam: the exam will consist of home exam paper. Length requirement: between 2800 and 3100 words, exclusive of list of references Style: Times New Roman font size 12, 1.5 line spacing, 3,5 centimetres margins, and page numbers
The exam will be assessed on an A-F grades scale. Grades are A-E for passed and F for failed.
A re-sit exam will be arranged for this course.