REIS300 Nature-Based Tourism
Showing course contents for the educational year 2019 - 2020 .
Course responsible: John Peter Fredman
Teachers: Jan Vidar Haukeland, Øystein Aas
ECTS credits: 10
Faculty: Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management
Teaching language: EN
Limits of class size:
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in Autumn parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Autumn parallel.
Course frequency: Annually
First time: Study year 2005-2006
Students enrolled in the master in nature-based tourism
Core issues in the course:
- Examinations of demand for nature-based tourism and outdoor recreation in Norway
- Analyses of aspects of the supply side, i.e. the industry's volume, characteristics, resource foundation and organisation
- Assessments of sustainable nature-based tourism and implications for planning and management of natural resources
Participation in an excursion and writing a term paper are mandatory student activities.
Lectures, excursion and term paper.
The students learning can be supported by discussions with teachers during office hours.
Reading list is handed out when the course starts.
REIS200 and REIS202
Project paper (counts 40%) and oral exam (counts 60%). All of the evaluated elements in the course must be passed to pass the course.
Ca. 300 hours; lectures and term paper included.
Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (generell studiekompetanse)
Reduction of credits:
Type of course:
Lectures, excursion and term paper: 80 hours.
An external examiner will grade the oral exam and make the decision on the final grade.
Examination details: Continuous exam: A - E / F