Scandinavian Studies in Telemark - Spring Semester


Aim of the Programme

This program aims to offer an academic course of studies for international, undergraduate students: to provide an understanding of Telemark and Norway today; to encourage critical thinking in an intercultural setting.

Curriculum and structure

Code Course title Credits O/V *) Credits pr. semester
2615 Telemark II: Social and Cultural
5.00 O 5
2617 Introducing Norwegian Language 5.00 V 5
2601 Norwegian Language: Intermediate Level 10.00 V 10
2609 Norwegian Language: Advanced level 10.00 V 10
2607 Modern Norwegian Literature: Film and
5.00 V 5
2613 Norwegian Literature after 1900 for
International Students
10.00 V 10
2611 Independent Study Scandinavian Studies
in Telemark
5.00 V 5
2620 Writing Workshop: Norwegian for
International Students
5.00 V 5
5020 Business, Innovation and Cultural
5.00 V 5
5979 Introduction to Development Studies 10.00 V 10
Total: 30
*) O - Mandatory course, V - Optional course

The courses are offered in English and are mainly at upper division undergraduate level. Students may register for additional courses that total more than 30 Norwegian study points. Some courses are offered on a rotational basis.

Teaching and Learning Methods

The academic term of this program is a full-time one semester (30 study points/ECTS credits), extending through 17 weeks including an orientation week, a spring break and a final week of examinations in May.

Learning methods include lectures (contact hours: 45 minutes), group work, seminars, tutoring, field work and independent study.

Assessment Methods

Final assessment is based on a variety of tasks: papers, tests, reports, oral presentations, final individual written examinations; the grade scale is from A-F; E is the last passing grade. Pass/No Pass applies to some courses.

Minor adjustments may occur during the academic year, subject to the decision of the Dean

Publisert av / forfatter Birgit Norendal <> - 23/01/2008