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Nord University


Social Sciences

BSc Circumpolar Studies

3 years

€0 pa

Programme profile

The Arctic is an important player in our global future.

With our abundance of natural resources and the right innovative approaches, the Arctic regions can contribute to solving global challenges related to food, climate and energy. The Bachelor of Circumpolar Studies provides in-depth knowledge about environment and sustainability in the High North. Candidates gain insight into indigenous issues, social conditions and Arctic politics.

Programme content

Year 1

An Introduction to the Humanities and to the Circumpolar World
Contemporary Issues of the Circumpolar World
Land and Environment of the Circumpolar World
Peoples and Cultures of the Circumpolar World

Year 2

History, Politics and Northern Resource
Introduction to Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Social Science
Norwegian Society and Social Institutions

Year 3
The Nordic Societies
Nordic Politics
Arctic Policies
Security Politics


The university doesn't currently offer any relevant Masters programme, taught through English

Entry Requirements

3 A-levels + 3 GCSE  inc Maths


Six subjects at Leaving Certificate including at least two 2 at H5. Subjects to include Maths





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