Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU)
Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management (MINA)

Master's programme: Nature-based Tourism (M-REIS)
Suggested course combination: Semester abroad - New Zealand - autumn
Compulsory and suggested courses for students starting autumn 2015:
YearSemester5 ects10 ects15 ects20 ects25 ects30 ects
22017Spring parallelMASTER'S
January block 
2016Autumn parallel
August block 
12016June blockREIS210 - 5 ects
Spring parallelBUS
January blockNATF200 - 5 ects
2015Autumn parallelINN
August blockREIS202 - 5 ects
Master's programme,
compulsory courses
Suggested course combination:
(Schedule conflicts between courses
have not been taken into account)

· Entrepreneurship

· Destination planning & development

· Nature management

· Semester abroad - Alaska - spring

· Semester abroad - Alaska - autumn

· Semester abroad - New Zealand - spring

Semester abroad - New Zealand - autumn

One semester at Lincoln University, New Zealand.

In this plan, the mandatory course BUS370 has been replaced with BMGT321 and MKTG304, and the course REIS300 with TOUR604 and RECN215. The courses at Lincoln University may vary from year to year.

Students holding a bachelor degree in tourism do not have to take REIS200. LAA361 is recommended as a substitute.

AOS240 is mandatory for students that do not have equivalent knowledge in methods from their bachelor degree.

Students without background in ecology or natural resource management:
Choose minimum 10 credits in subjects with a natural science focus at level 100 or 200 among the following categories: BOT, ECOL, NATF, SKOG or ZOOL.

Choose at least one of the following method courses:
AOS340Qualitative Methods5 ects  Autumn parallel
ECOL300Methods in Natural Sciences5 ects  Spring parallel
STAT200Regression Analysis5 ects  January block
STAT340Applied methods in statistics10 ects  Spring parallel

Recommended optional courses:
APL241Environment and planning, part 25 ects  Spring parallel
APL330Planning Theory - Advanced Course10 ects  Autumn parallel
ECN110Introduction to Microeconomics5 ects  Autumn parallel
ECN260Agricultural Policy10 ects  Autumn parallel
EDS330Political Ecology10 ects  Spring parallel
EIE101Introduction to real estate I5 ects  Autumn parallel
JUS201Administrative law5 ects  Autumn parallel
JUS320Planning and Building Law5 ects  Spring parallel
LAA250Landscape conception20 ects  Autumn parallel
LAA360Strategic Landscape Planning20 ects  Autumn parallel
LAA361Strategic landscape planning - module 110 ects  Autumn parallel
LAD102GIS - introduction5 ects  Autumn parallel
NATF260Environmental Impact asessment10 ects  Jan bl + spr p
SKOG302Multiple Use of Forests10 ects  Autumn parallel

At least 30 ects at the 300-level must be taken. Please note that several courses require a certain level of previous knowledge.

Programme coordinator 2015: Fredman, Peter
Student advisor 2015: Arestøl, Espen

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Studieprogrammer ved MINA
studieåret 2015/2016:

  - B-FORNY Fornybar energi
  - B-MINA Miljø og naturressurser
  - B-SF Skogfag
  - B-ØN Økologi og naturforvaltning
  - M-FORNY Fornybar energi
  - M-MINA Miljø og naturressurser
  - M-REIS Naturbasert reiseliv
  - M-NF Naturforvaltning
  - M-RAD Radioøkologi
  - M-SF Skogfag
  - M-ECOL Økologi
This structure is only valid for the students starting autumn 2015. It is also possible to watch the structure for other year classes:
· Start of study 2025
  (Subject to change)
· Start of study 2024
· Start of study 2023
· Start of study 2022
· Start of study 2021
· Start of study 2020
· Start of study 2019
· Start of study 2018
· Start of study 2017
· Start of study 2016
★ Start of study 2015
· Start of study 2014
· Start of study 2013
· Start of study 2012
· Start of study 2011
· Start of study 2010
· Start of study 2009
· Start of study 2008
· Start of study 2007