Physical Education, Sport and Outdoor Learning

Physical Education, Sport and Outdoor Learning

Notodden - Full time

Taking Norwegian society as a starting point, the programme examines the relations between various cultures and societies.

Study facts

  • Progression of study: Full time
  • Campus: Notodden
  • Teaching model: Campus
  • Charge: No tuition. Fees connected to excursions, trips, skiing/sports facilities etc. will apply and must be covered by the participants.
  • Study level: Exchange programmes, bachelor level
  • Credits: 30
  • Closing dates: Expired
  • Start up: Spring 2024
  • Teaching Language: English
  • Semesters: 1

Spring courses

The study programme is organised into 2 modules – an autumn module (30 ECTS) and a winter/spring module (30 ECTS). Look to our study plan and study model, for more details.

What we will teach you

The main focus will be on how cultural and historical variations in culture and society influence social relations. The practical subjects taught during the autumn semester are orienteering, games, basic sports activities, didactics, outdoor teaching and outdoor life. During the winter/spring semesters the following subjects will be taught: ski games, snowboard, alpine skiing, Telemark skiing, cross-country skiing and skating, as well as winter outdoor life and didactics.

The study programme may be included as part of a European Bachelor’s degree. It may also be used as the third or fourth year of study of a teacher-education study programme, or as a specialised or further educational programme for qualified teachers.

Study Plan

A study plan describes the content, structure and organization of a study programme. To each study plan there is a set of subject plans that describe the different subjects. In the subject plan you will also find a reading list. Below you will find a study model that shows you which subjects that are taught each term. In the study model you'll also find links to each subject plan.

Latest published study plan for physical education, sport and outdoor learning

Admission requirements

The programme is open to international exchange students studying at one of USN's bilateral partner institutions. Exchange students at the bachelor-level must have completed at least 60 ECTS or equivalent within the relevant study field, and be officially nominated by their home university in order to apply. Admission to the programme requires a good command of the English language, both spoken and written. An English proficiency equivalent to B2 (Cambridge) level is recommended.

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Progression of study info

Expected progress of study. Full time is programmes with full progress of study (60 ECTS credits per academic year, 30 ECTS credits per semester). Part time is programmes with less than full progress of study (less than 60 ECTS credits per academic year, or less than 30 ECTS credits per semester).

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