Adventure Knowledge

Are you an adventurer? Do you love a challenge? Imagine the thrill of ascending the blue ice of Svartisen Glacier or canoeing the crystal waters of Nordland's beautiful lakes. Visit important spots from the Viking era, and learn how to convert first hand experience-activities into powerful learning arenas.

The study program is directed at foreign exchange students who through activities wish to learn about Northern Norway. The study programme is suitable for everyone working with human relations as teachers, in the tourism-industry, as art and culture presenters, or in the health service. The students participate in activities encouraging experience and learning. The learning outcomes through activities in different subjects as geology, outdoor activities, art, cultural heritage, and experience-based pedagogy are articulated in essays and blog. The programme is divided into 3 separate courses of 10 ECTS each: Course 1: Experience of Nature Course 2: Experience of Art, Architecture and Cultural Heritage Course 3: Experience Pedagogy The courses can be taken independently of one another. This makes the courses compatible with other courses offered by Nord university.

Program details

Academic level(s)Bachelor
Language of instructionEnglish
InstitutionNord University
Fields of studyBasic/broad, general programmesTeacher training and education science (broad programmes)Travel, tourism and leisure
Tagstourismcultureartgeologypedagogynorthern norwayglaciers
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