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Høst 2020

REI-3016 Quantitative methods - 5 stp


The course is administrated by

Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences and Education

Type of course

The course is mandatory for the achievement of a Master of Tourism Studies degree. It is open for other students with a Bachelor's degree.

Course contents

This course will provide insights into the application of quantitative methods in social research in general and tourism studies in particular. The course will provide the student with the necessary skills to carry out a small-scale study using quantitative data.

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

Applicants must have a bachelor's degree (180 ECTS), or an equivalent qualification, with a minimum of 80 ECTS within tourism, out-door recreation, event studies, marketing and communication, social sciences, humanities or education.

International applicants who hold a bachelor's degree or equicalent issued in Europe, Canada, USA, Australia and New Zealand: An average grade C is a minimum requirement.

International applicants who hold a bachelor's degree or equivalent issued in countries other than the above mentioned region/countries: An average grade B is a minimum requirement in addition to fulfilling formal admission requirements for Master's level entry.

Non-EU applicants need to have a Higher Education Entrance Qualification from their home countries and certified fulfilment of English language requirements.

Application code: 9731 (nordic applicants)


Objective of the course

Students should obtain the following learning outcomes:

Knowledge: the student should have

Skills: the student should be able to

Competence: the student should be able to


Language of instruction

English

Teaching methods

Lectures will be given in an intensive mode (classes given in blocks) in autumn semester only. Students are expected to work 140 hours.

Teaching will consist of eight lectures (3x45), which include student involvement in classroom discussions, group and individual tasks and exercises with PC software.

 

The course will be evaluated in accordance with the quality systems of UiT - The Arctic University of Norway.


Assessment

Coursework: the following coursework requirements must be completed and approved in order to take the final exam

Exam: the exam will consist of

The exam will be assessed on an A-F grades scale. Grades are A-E for passed and F for failed.

A re-sit exam will be arranged for this course.

Lectures Autumn 2020