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GroupVAP16-17/Free-choice elective studies
Study unitVV4M Nature and Economic Life in Lapland, Reindeer Husbandry Case, 5.00 ECTS credits, 133 h
Primarily for exchange students
UnitRantavitikka (Jokiväylä 11) Rovaniemi
Time of implementationAutumn1/2016-2017, Autumn2/2016-2017
Responsible teacherMaijala Veikko
Other teachersMattila Merja, Sironen Tapio
Status of implementationFinished

Description status Ready
Language of instruction English
Starting and ending dates01.08.2016 - 31.12.2016
Minimum number of participants  
Maximum number of participants  
Enrolment period15.04.2016 - 15.05.2016
Implementation method Free-choice elective studies
Virtuality 1 ECTS credits
R&D integration 0 ECTS credits
Resit dates of the exam
Koulutuksen aikataulu (www-linkki)
Description language English 
Learning results:
The student understands the value of tourism, forestry, rural business and reindeer husbandry in the economic life in Lapland (GNP, number of employees and multiplier impacts). (S)He knows the meaning of nature conservation to economic life in Lapland and the need and means of land use conflict management.
The student learns to know reindeer as an artic animal. (S)He knows the history and organizations of reindeer husbandry. The student learns to know detailed step by step description of reindeer herding as a source of livelihood. (S)He understands how the incomes of reindeer herders are compiled.
Core of course:
Nature in Lapland
Economic life in Lapland
Reindeer husbandry case
Assessment criteria  
Pedagogical arrangements