Norwegian Language and Culture programme - learning outcomes


Upon completion of the study programme, the students will have:

  • expanded their knowledge of Norwegian morphology and syntax,
  • expanded their listening comprehension and pronunciation skills,
  • a functional vocabulary that enables them to understand varied and authentic texts,
  • knowledge of text structure and knowledge of different oral and written texts,
  • experience with the production of written and oral texts at a relatively high level,

In terms of social studies, students will gain knowledge on:

  • the information society, media and source criticism,
  • religion and important aspects of Norwegian history,
  • important aspects of Norwegian language history and the present language situation,
  • politics and society with law and justice (equality),
  • Norway in the world.

In terms of literature, students shall gain knowledge on:

  • a selection of fictional texts,
  • the societal context of the texts.

Skills (listening, reading, speaking and writing)

The student will:
  • be able to use a varied and nuanced vocabulary and have good grammatical structure,
  • be able to express and provide grounds for his/her viewpoints in understandable Norwegian,
  • be able to express him/herself argumentatively, both in writing and orally,
  • be able to present material from the curriculum,
  • be able to read, understand and critically discuss authentic non-fiction texts,
  • be able to read, talk about and discuss literary texts,
  • be able to discuss social science issues,
  • be able to understand lectures on known topics,
  • be able to retrieve information from unknown authentic texts,
  • be able to write different texts with good structure and a high level of grammatical precision.

General proficiency

The student will:
  • be able to plan and complete varied work tasks and projects, both individually and in groups,
  • be able to disseminate important subject matter both in writing and orally,
  • be able to discuss and exchange views relating to subject matter and experiences,
  • be able to understand some frameworks of cultural reference relating to study, work and life in Norway,
  • be able to effectively and critically use ICT tools.

Kilde: FS

Last updated: 21.01.2020