Bachelor of Lule Saami Language

Current research shows that Lule Saami language has a unique grammar that challenges our understanding of language and grammar and provides new knowledge of the human capacity for language. 

Our bachelor's degree in Lule Saami Language provides a comprehensive introduction to Lule Saami language, emphasising the practical, the scientific and the pedagogic. Through this programme, students develop their oral and written skills in Lule Saami, acquire professional linguistic terminology and are acquainted with Saami and other indigenous literature. Through meeting new perspectives on Lule Saami grammar and literature, students strengthen their ability to critical thinking and to understanding language in an entirely new way.

Programme description

Current research shows that Lule Saami language has a unique grammar that challenges our understanding of language and grammar and provides new knowledge of the human capacity for language. 

Our bachelor's degree in Lule Saami Language provides a comprehensive introduction to Lule Saami language, emphasising the practical, the scientific and the pedagogic. Through this programme, students develop their oral and written skills in Lule Saami, acquire professional linguistic terminology and are acquainted with Saami and other indigenous literature. Through meeting new perspectives on Lule Saami grammar and literature, students strengthen their ability to critical thinking and to understanding language in an entirely new way.

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Admission requirements

Higher Education Entrance Qualification

English language proficiency

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Candidates must hold a minimum competence of Saami as secondary language from upper secondary school or have successfully passed the University`s Lule Saami introduction course levels 1 and 2.

Job opportunities

Candidates with Lule Saami language competence are in high demand in public management, research, education, in the media and as an interpreter in various contexts. There is an increasing need for candidates with Lule Saami language competence in academia, public administration as well as private companies, and candidates are in high demand.

Further education

The Bachelor¿s programme in Lule Saami Language is a flexible programme. Upon successful completion of the programme, candidates qualify to appy for admission to master¿s degree programmes at Nord University as well as other institutions.

Study abroad

Nord University has relevant partnership agreements with the University of Umeå, Sweden and the University of Saskatchewan, Canada.

Application deadline and admission

Application deadline Application deadline Non-EU/EEA: December 1 EU/EEA: April 1 Norwegian citizens/residents: April 15
ECTS Credits 180
Study level Bachelor
Scope Full time
Teaching language Norwegian
Police certificate of conduct No
Campus Bodø (Drag)

Application deadline and admission

Application deadline Application deadline Non-EU/EEA: December 1 EU/EEA: April 1 Norwegian citizens/residents: April 15

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