Higher Education Entrance Qualification or Prior learning and work experience
The main focus in the first year will be sports and physical education. Central topics are activities theory and biological and social sciences.
The second year will focus on outdoor activities. In addition to the theory of outdoor activities, there will be focus on theoretical and practical skills within various natural environments (sea, coastline, mountains and moor lands). Upon application, other 60-credit modules may be recognised as part of the programme. Student exchange is possible.
The third year: Fifth semester will comprise elective courses or student exchange. In the sixth semester the focus will be on a specialisation course in sports and on the bachelor's thesis.
Fitness Trainer Education (30 credits) may be included as part of the bachelor's programme, while other 30-credit modules may also be recognised.
|1. sem||IDR138-1 Exercise Physiology and Basic Sports Nutrition 10 sp||IDR139-1 Motor development and learning 10 sp||IDR141-1 Sport and Physical Education activities and Methodology of training 1 10 sp|
|ORG001-1 Health, Safety and Environment 0 sp|
|2. sem||IDR100-1 Idrett og samfunn, idrettspsykologi og treningsledelse 10 sp||IDR104-1 Anatomi og bevegelseslære 10 sp||IDR142-1 Sport and Physical Education activities and Methodology of training 2 10 sp|
Elective minors or student exchange in 3th and 4th semester
|5. sem||ME-200-1 Introduction to Scientific Method and Statistics 10 sp||IDR210-1 Sports and Physical Education Activities 3 10 sp||IDR211-1 Issues related to performance in Sports 10 sp|
|6. sem||IDR212-1 Bachelor's Thesis in Sports 10 sp||IDR213-1 Development of performance in Sports 10 sp||IDR214-1 Coaching in Sports 10 sp|
* Other minor subjects can be approved by the Faculty upon application. Student exchange is possible.
** Student exchange is possible in the fifth semester. Students may also choose among the university's relevant free-standing courses in the fifth semester.
On successful completion of the programme, the student will:
The student should also have knowledge, skills and general competence in line with the chosen minor.
Instruction will be given as lectures, group work with coaching, seminars, demonstrations, practical sports activities and excursions.
All practical instruction, laboratory instruction and excursions are compulsory, requiring 100% attendance. Additional compulsory attendance will be stated in the course descriptions.
Language of instruction: Norwegian.
Various assessment methods are used: at-school examination; at-home examination; project and fieldwork with assignment; oral examination and bachelor thesis. See also methods of assessment in the elective minor.
The University has opportunities for student exchange through the Nordplus and Erasmus programmes as well as other European countries and Australia. Please refer to the faculty's web pages and the International Education Office for more information.
The programme qualifies for employment as teachers, trainers, coaches in physical activities/sports, in addition to coaches related to outdoor activities within private enterprise, as well as for relevant jobs in school and public administration. In order to be a physical education teacher, 1 year study programme in educational theory and practice must be taken in addition to the bachelor programme.
Through elective courses the programme may also qualify for being a coach or a trainer within the commercial health and fitness sector and in public health institutions.
The programme qualifies the candidate for further studies at master level.
Parts of the instruction will take place outside the Kristiansand area. This expenditure must be covered by the students themselves.
Police certificate is required for admission to the study programme.
Faculty of Health and Sport Sciences