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)
Students should obtain the following learning outcomes:
Knowledge: the student should have
And should be able to
Skills: the student should be able to
Competence: the student should be able to
Thesis work starts in the first semester, and is supported by Master's thesis seminars in the first, second and third semester. The fourth semester fully concentrates on completing the thesis. Teaching will consist of 8 seminars (3x45 minutes), which also includes student involvement in classroom discussions and individual writing tasks. The student is assigned a supervisor during May second semester and must submit a Master's thesis project description by the end of the second semester.
Students are expected to work 1260 hours.
The course will be evaluated in accordance with the quality systems of UiT - The Arctic University of Norway.
Coursework: the following cousework requirements must be completed and approved by the supervisor in order to take the final exam
Exam: the exam will consist of
The student will be informed about their grade after the oral exam, based on the assessment of the Master's thesis and the oral exam. The oral examination consists of an examination/discussion of the Master's thesis and the literature used in the thesis. Both, an external and internal examiner, who decide the grade together, will assess the thesis and they will both be present for the oral exam.
The exam will be assessed on an A-F grades scale. Grades are A-E for passed and F for failed.
There will not be arranged a re-sit exam for this course.