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OpintojaksoVV4M Nature and Economic Life in Lapland, Reindeer Husbandry Case, 5.00 op, 133 h
Primarily for exchange students
ToteutusajankohtaSyksy1/2019-2020, Syksy2/2019-2020
Muut opettajatMuuttoranta Kirsi, Rantonen Janne-Perttu
Toteutuksen tilaMenossa

Kuvauksen tila Valmis
Opetuskieli englanti
Alkamis- ja päättymispvm01.08.2019 - 31.12.2019
Osallistujia min.  
Osallistujia max.  
Ilmoittautumisaika15.04.2019 - 15.05.2019
Virtuaaliosuus 0 op
T&k-integraatio 0 op
Tentin uusintapäivät
Koulutuksen aikataulu (www-linkki)
Kuvauksen kieli suomi 
Osaamistavoitteet ja teemat
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
Pedagogiset järjestelyt




Individual work

Group exam


Aim: The aim of the course is to give a multi-disciplinary overview to reindeer herding in the Northern Fennoscandia, its ecological preconditions, cultural and socio-economic significance and contemporary questions. The course also focuses on other economic sector in Lapland region such as mining, tourism and forestry.

Contents: The course consists of two parts: reindeer herding and other economic sectors. Reideer herding consists of following themes: a general overview of reindeer herding as livelihood, biology of reindeer, reindeer herding cultures, environmental questions and socio-economical aspects.

Other economic sectors: Bioeconomy, Infrastructure, Future of the Arctic, Tourism and mining overview

Emphasis may vary yearly according to available lecturers. An excursion is also included in the course.


1) Lectures

2) an excursion (reindeer herding)

3) Video diary and presentation

4) Group exam

Requirements:1) Active participation in lectures and excursion and 2) exam 3) Video diary


Fail (0) - Exellent (5)

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