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Indigenous Studies

UIT the Arctic University of Norway

M.Phil.
24 months
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About

The Master in Indigenous Studies at UIT the Arctic University of Norway offers a multidisciplinary approach to the study of indigenous issues, intending to equip the students with academic and practical skills, critical thinking and knowledge to fill an important role in an increasingly globalized world

Overview

The Master in Indigenous Studies at UIT the Arctic University of Norway actively recruits students with indigenous and non-indigenous background creating an exciting cross cultural teaching and learning environment.

The Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences and Education, in cooperation with the Centre for Sami Studies, offers a two-year full-time Master's Programme in Indigenous Studies (MIS). The programme is multidisciplinary and based on research conducted at UiT The Arctic University of Norway regarding the Sami and other indigenous peoples within the social sciences, humanities and law. The thematic focus of the master's programme is the emergence of the international indigenous movement, the historical experiences and contemporary context that indigenous people experience across the globe.

Career

The Master's degree programme in Indigenous Studies prepares students for exciting careers in:

  • teaching and education
  • promotion and implementation of indigenous issues internationally
  • civil society organisations
  • government and public sector
  • project management
  • research and studies in indigenous issues.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Indigenous Studies
  • History of Indigenous Peoples - Indigenous people, ethnic minorities and the multi-cultural society in the North
  • Indigenous Culture, Resource Management and Human Rights
  • Indigenous Revitalization - Languages, Literature and Arts
  • Methodology and Methods in Indigenous Studies
  • Indigenous Peoples - Politics, Institutions and Tools

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
85
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree and statement of purpose

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • semester fee of NOK 625 (57 EUR) 

Funding

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