Kursnamn Reindeer – animal, livelihood and culture
Kursdatum 03.10.2022 - 15.12.2022
Yrkeshögskolan Lapin ammattikorkeakoulu
Kursens språk Engelska
Studiepoäng 5 SP

Bransch Naturbruk och miljö HUB
Lärare Kirsi Muuttoranta
För öppna YH studenter Nej
Nivå YH

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Anmälningstid 15.08.2022 - 19.09.2022

Reindeer – animal, livelihood and culture

03.10.2022 - 15.12.2022



You become familiar with reindeer as an animal, reindeer husbandry, owners and cooperatives. You learn about the reindeer herding year, nutrition, breeding and economics in reindeer husbandry. You identify reindeer products and reindeer as a source of culture. You understand the relationship of reindeer husbandry and other livelihoods (e.g. tourism, forestry, agriculture) in the north. You identify the reindeer husbandry adaptions in changing environment.



The course has nine modules.

  1. Reindeer as an animal
  2. Reindeer husbandry, owners and cooperatives
  3. Reindeer herding year
  4. Work in reindeer herding
  5. Reindeer nutrition and breeding
  6. Reindeer products and economics in reindeer husbandry
  7. Reindeer in changing environment
  8. Reindeer husbandry and other livelihoods
  9. Reindeer as a source of culture



pass / fail

The assessment of the course: the groups hand in a portfolio based on the instructions available in Moodle.

Arbetsformer och schemaläggning

The study module will be implemented online on Moodle Learning Environment and Adobe Connect. The course consists of lectures (recorded lessons and Adobe Connect contact lessons), independent studies and group work online.


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