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Governance and Entrepreneurship in Northern and Indigenous Areas

24 months
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About

Governance and Entrepreneurship in Northern and Indigenous Areas from UIT the Arctic University of Norway  provides the opportunity to gain an understanding of the various challenges and opportunities facing the Circumpolar North.  

Overview

At Governance and Entrepreneurship in Northern and Indigenous Areas from UIT the Arctic University of Norway students will learn how different strategies of governance, entrepreneurship, and resource management can strengthen the position of the communities and the peoples of the region.

The program is provided through collaboration between UiT The Arctic University of Norway (UiT) and the University of Saskatchewan (USask), Canada. Graduates receive a joint degree from both institutions.

Careers

The GENI program’s interdisciplinary nature and varied subject matter makes it particularly ideal for enhancing your existing career in health; natural resource management; business development; youth and social work; education; and Indigenous/national/provincial/municipal government. Our online program provides the flexibility necessary for you to study and work at the same time, enhancing your existing skills and experience with complementary knowledge from experts in Norway and Canada.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Graduate Academic Writing
  • Research Methods and Indigenous Research Ethics
  • Professional Communication
  • Circumpolar Innovations and Entrepreneurship
  • Negotiations and Consultations in Northern and Indigenous Areas

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants with a Norwegian study background need an average minimum grade of C or better from the bachelor’s degree to be admitted to the master’s program.
  • Applicants who hold a bachelor’s degree or equivalent issued in Europe, Canada, USA, Australia or New Zealand need an average minimum grade of C or better or the corresponding numerical mark/percentage score in order to be considered for admission. The Canadian equivalent is 70%.
  • Applicants who hold a bachelor’s degree or equivalent issued in countries other than the above mentioned must have an average grade of B or better, or the corresponding numerical mark/percentage score, in order to be considered for admission.
  • Valid international passport
  • Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  • Proof of name change
  • Completion/fullfilment documentation (applicable to certain countries.)
  • Statement of purpose

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
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    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
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    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.

All students are required to pay a semester fee of NOK 625 per semester to The Arctic Student Welfare Organisation.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Our partners

Governance and Entrepreneurship in Northern and Indigenous Areas
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UIT the Arctic University of Norway

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