Norwegian. The course is also offered in English to international students.
Outdoor Education One-year programme (Norwegian students):
Knowledge about the law which regulates outdoor life in Norway (public right of access) is required. Furthermore approved life saving certificate is required (less than one year old).
Outdoor Education (International students):
Students will be expected to pass a life saving test or produce a certificate which is less than one year old.
Approved requirements for receiving a life saving certificate are:
Police certificate of good conduct is required for new students.
Parts of teaching will be in water/at sea, which requires the ability to swim.
FRI100-1 Outdoor Education 1 - Outdoor Adventure, Culture and Society
FRI110-1 Outdoor Education 1 - Fieldtrips
(Does not apply to international students.)
In order to take part in extended field trips in the forests and mountains whilst carrying a full backpack the student must be in good physical condition. Knowledge cross-country skiing skills is preferable.
The field trips and practical training require that each student is able to cope with the challenges one meets in a cold winter enviroment.
FRI111 is also offered in English for international students as well as FRI109 Outdoor Activities Theory. FRI111 and FRI109 are reckoned as one module for international students.
Several extended field courses carried out in decentralised locations. In addition excursions to local facilities.
Field courses, excursions and preparations/supplementary work related to these are compulsory.
The student's work load is estimated to 540 hours.
Approved attendance requirements in practical activities. Requirements for active participation, knowledge and skills in the activities are described in the semester schedule.
An individual oral and practical oral exam and one individual written assignment. Each counts 50% of the final grade. The assignment will be based on the log from the field trips. Information about other requirements for design, contents, volume etc. will be given at the introduction to the course. One graded mark is given.
Faculty of Health and Sport Sciences