autumn 2022
REI-1501 Entrepreneurship and Innovation - 10 ECTS

Application deadline

Applicants from Nordic countries: 1 June for the autumn semester

Exchange students and Fulbright students: 15 April for the autumn semester.

Type of course

The course is obligatory for the Bachelor of Northern Studies. Elective for Bachelor in Arctic Adventure Tourism. The subject can be taken as single course.

Admission requirements

Admission requirements:

Nordic applicants: Generell studiekompetanse. Admission procedures for foreign applicants, please read:

Admission code: 9199

Course overlap

If you pass the examination in this course, you will get an reduction in credits (as stated below), if you previously have passed the following courses:

BABOR_06 Entrepreneurship and Innovation 10 stp
BABOR_06 Entrepreneurship Innovation 10 stp

Course content

The course gives an introduction to a theoretical framework and different conceptual approaches to entrepreneurship and innovation.

Objectives of the course


The candidate:

· Can explain central approaches and theories of entrepreneurship and innovation

· Can identify different types of entrepreneurship and innovation

· Can explain processes of creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship

· Has basic knowledge of Business Model Design

General competence

The candidate:

· Can assess an innovative and entrepreneurial mindset

· Can think creatively

Language of instruction and examination


Teaching methods

Topics will be addressed through:

- Lectures

- Readings

- Class discussions

- Assignments

Class attendance is obligatory (at least 70%)

Upon completion, the course will be anonymously evaluated by students


Examination: Date: Duration: Grade scale:
Off campus exam 19.09.2022 09:00 (Hand out)
23.09.2022 14:00 (Hand in)
1 Weeks A–E, fail F

Coursework requirements:

To take an examination, the student must have passed the following coursework requirements:

Class attendance Approved – not approved
Individual assignment Approved – not approved
UiT Exams homepage

More info about the coursework requirements

  • Class attendance (70%)
  • Individual assignment

Re-sit examination

If you fail your exam there will be a re-sit examination.
  • About the course
  • Campus: Alta |
  • ECTS: 10
  • Course code: REI-1501
  • Tidligere år og semester for dette emnet