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Høst 2020

BNS-1001 Introduction to multidisciplinary studies - 10 stp


The course is administrated by

Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences and Education

Type of course

The course is obligatory for the Bachelor and One Year Program in Northern Studies. The course is taught online for One Year Program.The subject can be taken as a single course.

Course contents

The course introduces students to and provides:

Students will be trained in operationalising viable interdisciplinary approaches to complex issues based on case studies from the Subarctic and Arctic Regions.


Application deadline

Applicants from Nordic countries: 1 June

Exchange students and Fulbright students: 15 April  


Admission requirements

Admission requirements:

Nordic applicants: Generell studiekompetanse. Admission procedures for foreign applicants, please read: https://en.uit.no/education/art?p_document_id=351800

Admission code: 9199


Objective of the course

Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:

Knowledge

Skills

General competence


Language of instruction

English

Teaching methods

Bachelor students: Mainly teacher presentations., group work and group discussions, supported by digital learning resources.

Online students: The course is composed of separate modules for online studies.  Students are required to submit answers to the individual module questions. Teaching and feedback will be given. Streamed materials will also be available.  A guideline for self-study will be provided.

Quality assurance; Before the end of every course, an evaluation of the course will be arranged in collaboration with the teacher and the student.


Assessment

Assignments:

Online students: Assignments to teacher-supplied questions.  The assignments have to be approved by the teacher(s) responsible for the course before students are allowed to sit the final exam.

Bachelor students: 3 written assignments to teacher-supplied questions.The assignments have to be approved by the teacher(s) responsible for the course before students are allowed to sit the final exam. Class attendance is obligatory (at least 75%).

Exam: 

A final term paper. Grading: scale A - F, A - E are passing grades, F is a fail.

Guidelines for retaking examination, see Regulations for examinations at the UiT, Chapter IV for Postponed, re-sit and extraordinary examinations, etc.

Lectures Autumn 2020
Field Trip f.lekt. Tor Arne Gjertsen
f.lekt. Pål Markusson