Course code NATF302

NATF302 Nature Management in Norway

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Course responsible: Ole Gunnar Støen
Teachers: Tone Aasbø Granerud
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in August block. This course has teaching/evaluation in August block, .
Course frequency: Annually
First time: Study year 2004-2005
Preferential right:


Students with relevant academic background on related MSc programs (M-ECOL, M-REIS, M-SF, M-MINA) will be prioritized when remaining seats are allocated.

Course contents:
The course consists of compulsatory lectures and group assignments (first week, third week), and a field excursion (the second week). The course also include a separate section about conflict management. Further, create motivation and insight into the different options that the Master program presents and help the students feel like a group and create belonging and commitment.
Learning outcome:

A candidate who has completed the qualification will gain the following:

Knowledge: The students will gain insight, knowledge and field experience regarding endangered natural types and species, different forms of protection, conflict solution regarding protection, consequences of nature encroachment, sustainable land management and case procedures in counties and districts.

Skills: The student will be able to collect relevant information from various sources on nature management cases, and analyze and present this through teamwork. The student will learn to write a scientific report and take part in scientific discussions.

General competence: The student will after the course be familiar with the different valuations that are relevant for multiple-use and sustainable management of Norwegian nature, and be able to contribute in a discussions of this.

Learning activities:
Excursions, demonstrations, lectures, discussions, and an extensive report.
Teaching support:
The candidate\'s learning is supported through academic supervision during the field excursion and in the teacher\'s office hours.
Material handed out before or at the excursion.
Relevant bachelor degree
Recommended prerequisites:
Mandatory activity:
Lectures and the excursion.
Group report.
Nominal workload:
Lectures: ca 10 hours. Excursion: ca 50 hours. Project paper: ca 90 hours.
Entrance requirements:
Special requirements in Science
Reduction of credits:
Type of course:
Approcx. 10 hours of lectures/exercises, and 5-6 days field trip with excursions all day.
The semester assignments are evaluated by the teacher and an external examiner.
Examination details: Continuous exam: Bestått / Ikke bestått