Adventure Knowledge

Are you an adventurer? Do you love a challenge? Can you imagine the thrill of ascending the blue ice of Svartisen Glacier or kayaking the crystal waters of Nordland's beautiful rivers?  This semester package is designed for students who want to learn about Northern nature by experiencing it first hand. As an interdisplinary programme, Adventure Knowledge also gives students insight into Northern Norwegian cultural heritage - arts, literature and the nature connection. The package provides a perfect interlude in domestic studies for adventurous exchange students.

Adventure Knowledge

ECTS Credits 30
Study level One term programme
Start semester Autumn 2016
Teaching language English
Faculty The Faculty of Education and Arts
Campus Bodø
Application deadline  

Job opportunities

Adventure Knowledge provides a great specialisation for students who wish to work with programme development, planning or implementation across a range of fields in both public and private sectors,including tourism, culture, social work and education. The package provides a unqiue experience for teachers.

Further education

The semester package can be included in a Bachelor programme.

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Study plan

Programme description

The program is directed at foreign students who wish to learn about Northern Norway through different activities. The programme is suitable for everyone working with human relations, for example in schools, in the tourism-industry, arts and culture, health services etc.

The students participate in activities encouraging experience and learning. The learning outcomes through activities in different subjects as geology, outdoor activities, art, literature, culture, and experience-based pedagogy are to be articulated in essays and the students are encouraged to articulate this unique adventure knowledge based on their experience in essay-writing.

The programme consists of 3 modules (10 ECTS each):

Experience of Art, Architecture and Cultural Heritage

Experience of Literature and Art

Experience of Nature

Learning outcomes

Learning outcomes

The three different courses that the programme consists of all have different learning outcomes. However, they all focuse on the landscape of Nordland through geo, art-, and literature-experiences. Through different activities the students will gain a consciousness and insight of the identy of people, the North Norwegian society, and the nature people are adapting to.

Further education

The semester package can be included in a Bachelor programme.

Study abroad

The programme Adventure Knowledge is directed at foreign students. Norwegian students are also encouraged to join the study programme.

Costs

The students are charged for accommodation costs: approximately 300 NOK per night on compulsory field-trips specified in the course descriptions. There are no additional costs, except semester registration fee and course literature.

Specific arrangements for recognition of prior learning

If the applicant does not fulfill the requirements for the Higher Education Entrance Qualification but has experience-based competence relevant to the field of study, he or she may apply for recognition of this competence in order to fulfill the admission requirements.

 

General arrangements for recognition of prior learning

Examination regulations, assessment and grading

The Norwegian system for grading and assessment using the letter grades A - F, in which A denotes the best/highest grade and F denotes "not passed". Work can also be assessed as "passed", "not passed", "approved" and "not approved".Refer to applicable legislation, rules and regulations

Assessment methods

See separate course descriptions

Graduation requirements

See separate course descriptions

Programme evaluation

The programme is evaluated via student questionnaire, as well as by the programme director. The evaluations form a part of the University's quality assurance system.

Qualifications requirements and regulations