The study programme is in English and the first 90 compulsory credits are completed as online studies. The specialisation semester (3rd semester) with a focus on the Nordic region and Norwegian conditions is also offered as ordinary teaching at Nord University for those who wish. In addition to the compulsory courses, we also offer 90 credits with English-language electives, both online and campus-based, for those who want to take the entire degree at Nord University. However, it is also possible to incorporate studies from other universities both in Norway and abroad as electives.
The programme provides knowledge of and insight into social, cultural, economic and political conditions in the Circumpolar North.
Upon completion, the candidate:
- has a broad knowledge of key concepts, themes and theories, issues, processes, tools and methods
- has a critical understanding of how society both shapes, and is shaped by, people's experiences, interests and actions
- is familiar with the different areas of research concerning the High North
- is able to identify and distinguish between different methods used to study societal and social processes.
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