Jente ved Soløyvannet
Shorter programme

Basic course in wildlife law enforcement


Do you care for protecting nature and want to prevent environmental crime?

Programme description

Are you looking for formal competence in order to be awarded limited police authority? Perhaps you already have police authority but lack nature-based competence? Our basic course in wildlife law enforcement is what you are looking for!

Career opportunities

Upon successful completion of this programme, you qualify for holding a series of positions related to wildlife law enforcement work in private as well as public organisations.
Dates will be announced
Higher education entrance qualification. English language proficiency. View general admission and documentation requirements
This course is one out of several courses on the one-year programme in Nature and Cultural Heritage Preservation. Many students opt to apply for this one-year programme following their completion of this course.

Upon successful completion of this programme, the student:


  • has thorough knowledge of key issues, processes, tools, and methods in nature and cultural heritage preservation
  • has knowledge of the subject area's history, characteristics and role in society


  • can apply academic knowledge and relevant results of research and development work to practical and theoretical issues and make informed choices
  • can locate, assess and refer to information and academic material and present this in a manner that informs a professionally relevant issue
  • masters relevant terminology, techniques and forms of expressions in the subject area

General competence:

  • has insight into relevant professional and ethical issues
  • can plan and carry out various tasks and project spanning across time, alone as well as participant in a group, in accordance with ethical standards and regulations
  • can communicate key academic material such as theories, issues and solutions both in writing, orally as well as through other relevant forms of expression
No tuition fees. Costs for semester registration and course literature apply.
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