Outdoor studies (friluftsliv)

This one-year programme will provide students with a thorough introduction to outdoor life as an academic subject. The purpose of the programme is to increase students' understanding of outdoor life as a cultural phenomenon and pass on its values and traditions. Emphasis is placed on practical training in various natural environments. The programme is interdisciplinary and relevant for work in all schools and enterprises that emphasize outdoor life. The study programme also provides a basis for guidance and teaching in different seasons.

 

 

Programme description

This one-year programme will provide students with a thorough introduction to outdoor life as an academic subject. The purpose of the programme is to increase students' understanding of outdoor life as a cultural phenomenon and pass on its values and traditions. Emphasis is placed on practical training in various natural environments. The programme is interdisciplinary and relevant for work in all schools and enterprises that emphasize outdoor life. The study programme also provides a basis for guidance and teaching in different seasons.

 

 

Study model

The information applies to the current academic year. Changes may occur.
You have chosen:
Expand all

Course id Course name ECTS Credits
Clear
Clear
(click to choose)
(click to choose)

Choose specialisation

Choose course

Admission requirements

Admission requirements

Admission takes place on the basis of Higher Education Entrance Qualification.

A police certificate of good conduct is required.

For more information regarding admission requirements and how to apply, please visit this page

Job opportunities

Job prospects

You will gain a practical and theoretical basis for working in kindergarten, primary school, lower and upper secondary school, school camping and folk high school (a post-secondary boarding school without formal courses), in preventive health care and rehabilitation, in friluftsliv organisations, in travel and tourism and in the management of nature and friluftsliv.

Further education

Further Education

The program of study can be taken as an independent unit, be included as part of a customized bachelor's degree at Nord University or can become the basis for Master studies in Sport/Physical Education at Nord University.

Combined with subject didactics (PPU = 1-year programme in educational theory and practice), the study qualifies for work in friluftsliv within the Norwegian school system. The programme can also provide a basis for further studies in friluftsliv in other colleges/universities.

Study abroad

Read more about opportunities for foreign exchange programmes here: Exchange programmes http://www.nord.no/no/studier/utveksling

Application deadline and admission

Application deadline Applications are open in the following periods:
> Non-EU/EEA: October 1 - December 1
> EU/EEA og Nordic residents: February 1 - April 15
ECTS Credits 60
Study level One year programme
Scope Full time
Teaching language English
Police certificate of conduct Yes
Campus Levanger

Application deadline and admission

Application deadline Applications are open in the following periods:
> Non-EU/EEA: October 1 - December 1
> EU/EEA og Nordic residents: February 1 - April 15

More information