VUKDNAT1 Natural Sciences 1: Year Levels 5-10, Competence for Quality


Continuing education studies in Natural Sciences 1 provides students with specialization in selected aspects of the subject areas biology, chemistry, physics and geoscience. The course will provide students with increased practical and theoretical competence. Tasks and assignments are related to school work. Natural science didactics is included in the study programme. The study programme emphasizes basic skills.

Target Group and Admission Requirements

Teachers who teach year levels 5-10 who wish to specialize in natural sciences.

Aim of the Programme

Students will acquire skills in selected parts of the subjects biology, chemistry, physics and geoscience. Students will gain experience with a variety of approaches and tools in natural sciences. The aims are described in detail in the curricula for each of the two modules (below).

Learning outcome

Described in the individual modules.

Curriculum and structure

Code Course title Credits O/V *) Credits pr. semester
  S1(A) S2(V)
Total: 15 15
*) O - Mandatory course, V - Optional course

See the course descriptions.

Teaching and Learning Methods

  • Lectures and supervision
  • Working in groups and individually
  • Practical work
  • Professional practice in their own school and didactic reflection
  • Written assignments

Theory and Practical Training

Professional practice in the students’ schools and didactic reflection is an intergral part of the study programme.

Assessment Methods

See the descriptions in the individual modules.

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

Publisert av / forfatter Ian Hector Harkness <> - 15/05/2015