autumn 2021
REI-1008 Methods - 10 ECTS

Last changed 18.01.2022

Application deadline

Applicants from Nordic countries: 1 June for the autumn semester

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:

Admission code: 9199

Course content

The course provides an understanding of research methodologies and the application of quantitative and qualitative methods. The course focuses on the use of theory in research, research design and implementation.

Objectives of the course

Upon completion of the course:


The candidate

  • Can explain different scientific research methodologies and methods.
  • Can explain ethical considerations of conducting research and the use of research results.


The candidate

  • Is able to plan and design a minor research project.
  • Can collect and analyse qualitative and quantitative data.
  • Is able to reflect on qualitative and quantitative research findings.

General competence

The candidate

  • Is able to carry out small independent scientific research projects.
  • Is able to critically assess research findings.

Language of instruction


Teaching methods

  • Lectures
  • Seminars
  • Student presentations
  • Group work
  • Class discussions 

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



  • Written assignments
  • Oral presentations
  • 70% attendance

Required attendance and assignments must be approved in order to take the exam.


  • Individual written school exam. Duration: 4 hours.
  • Grades: A - E for passed exam, F for failed. Possibility of resit exam in case of F.

See the guideline for reset examination on:

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  • About the course
  • Campus: Alta |
  • ECTS: 10
  • Course code: REI-1008