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REI-1001 Introduction to Arctic Adventure Tourism - 20 stp

The course is administrated by

Institutt for reiseliv og nordlige studier

Type of course

Mandatory for bachelor program in Arctic Adventure Tourism. The subject can be taken as single course.

Course overlap

EXF-0750 Examen Facultatum - Entrepreneurship and Tourism Studies 10 stp

Course contents

This course is an introduction to tourism theory and tourism in the Arctic. The course gives a basic understanding of tourism as a complex phenomenon in society and as an industry. It introduces theoretical and practical perspectives on nature, culture, indigeneity, innovation, events and sustainability. The course also prepares the student for academic writing and thinking through workshops, written assignments and field trips.

Application deadline

Applicants from Nordic countries: 1 June for the autumn semester

Admission requirements

Admission requirements:

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

Admission code: 9199

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Teaching methods

- Lectures

- Group work

- Oral presentations

- Excursions

The course will be evaluated in accordance with the quality systems of UiT.

Date for examination

Off campus exam hand out date 24.10.2022 hand in date 28.10.2022

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