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Høst 2019

REI-1001 Introduction to Arctic Adventure Tourism - 20 stp

The course is administrated by

Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences and Education

Type of course

Mandatory for bachelor program and one year study in Arctic Adventure Tourism. Open for all other students.

Course contents

The course gives an introduction to Arctic tourism and tourism theory, the classic studies and an introduction to the philosophy of social science and scientific thinking. The course emphasize an understanding of tourism as a complex phenomenon in society and as an industry, introducing nature, culture, indigeneity, innovation, events and sustainability, in relation to tourism in the Arctic. The course prepare the student to use scientific theory and methods following the scientific protocols. In addition, the course focus upon knowledge about academic texts and writing processes.  

Application deadline

Applicants from Nordic countries: 1 June for the autumn semester and 1 December for the spring semester.

Exchange students and Fulbright students: 1 October for the spring semester and 15 April for the autumn semester. 

Admission requirements

Admission requirements: Nordic applicants: Generell studiekompetanse International applicants: Higher Education Entrance Qualification and certified language requirements in English.  

A list of the requirements for the Higher Education Entrance Qualification in Norway can be found on the web site from the Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education (NOKUT). For language requirements we refer to NOKUT's GSU-list.

Admission code: 9199

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Teaching methods

- Lectures

- Group work

- Oral presentations

- Excursion


- 1 written individual assignment

- 1 written group assignment, including oral presentation

- 70% attendance

Required attendance, including participation in the excursion, and assignments must be approved in order to take the exam.

- Individual, written school exam. Duration: 6 hours.

Grades: A - E for passed exam, F for failed. Possibility of resit exam in case of F.

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Date for examination

Individual, written exam 22.10.2019

The date for the exam can be changed. The final date will be announced at your faculty early in May and early in November.

Course overlap

EXF-0750 Examen Facultatum - Entrepreneurship and Tourism Studies 10 stp
Lectures Autumn 2019
Lectures uni.lekt. Kari Jæger
stip. Nina Smedseng
uni.lekt. Ellen-Johanne Kvalsvik
prof. Britt Kramvig
uni.lekt. Ida Kjeilen Thuv
Excursion stip. Nina Smedseng
uni.lekt. Ellen-Johanne Kvalsvik
prof. Britt Kramvig