Fjords and Glaciers

Semester programme Autumn 2020

The course consists of nature and culture studies within the context of outdoor education. The Norwegian tradition of outdoor life, and the link between this and environmental issues are the fundamental elements of this interdisciplinary course.

Teaching semester: Autumn

Through this course, you will explore mountains, lakes, fjords and glaciers.

You will learn:

  • the Norwegian tradition of outdoor education
  • how human behaviour affects nature
  • how we have used nature in industries throughout the times.

You will experience the typical landscape of western Norway, its fauna and flora, and will learn about how this landscape has been formed and changed over time.

Study methods

The teaching throughout the course is delivered through various outdoor activities. We will have excursions, fieldwork and hiking trips, lectures, individual and group work. The language of instruction is English.

You will have practice in kindergarten, primary school or other institutions where outdoor activities are included.

This course requires some specific clothes and equipment.