autumn 2022
REI-1006 Arctic Tourism Management II - 10 ECTS

Type of course

The course is a part of Bachelor's degrees in Arctic Adventure Tourism and is not open for other students.

Obligatory prerequisites

REI-1002 Experience, Marketing and Sales, REI-1003 Arctic Tourism Management I

Course content

The course focuses on a reflective practice of tour planning from a tour operator's / guide's perspective; experience production, risk management, group dynamics and environmental sustainability.

Objectives of the course


The candidate has:

  • Knowledge of adventure tourism in the local Arctic context and nature guides role and practices within this field.
  • Knowledge of the Norwegian history and tradition of "friluftsliv".
  • Knowledge of sustainable tour planning in the Arctic nature
  • Knowledge of experience production in the Arctic.
  • Knowledge of risk management in the Arctic nature.


The candidate is able to:

  • Plan, organize and conduct outdoor adventure tours in the Arctic nature.
  • Make assessments on the risk-, safety- and environmental elements of Arctic outdoor activities.
  • Make assessments on how experiences in this natural environment can be controlled and designed.


The candidate is able to:

  • Understand and analyse the role and importance of experiences in nature-based tourism.
  • Evaluate, analyse and advice businesses and the industry
  • Carry out product developments and innovations.

Language of instruction and examination


Teaching methods

  • Lectures, following a weekly time schedule.
  • Individual work, including obligatory assignments.
  • Teamwork, including obligatory assignments.

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

Information to incoming exchange students

This course is available for inbound exchange students.

This course has academic prerequisites. Please see the "prerequisite" section for more information

Do you have questions about this course?  Please check the following website to contact the course coordinator for exchange students at the faculty:


Examination: Date: Duration: Grade scale:
Off campus exam Hand out: 26.09.2022 09:00
Hand in: 30.09.2022 14:00
5 Days A–E, fail F

Coursework requirements:

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

Practical tour planning and - implementation Approved – not approved
Minor oral presentations and written assignments Approved – not approved
Mandatory attendance Approved – not approved
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More info about the coursework requirements

  • Practical tour planning and - implementation
  • Minor oral presentations and written assignments
  • Mandatory attendance - 70%

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-1006
  • Tidligere år og semester for dette emnet