You get insights in how they have changed on different time scales, linked to climate variations during the Quaternary period. Climate change is particularly rapid in the glacial and periglacial landscapes of polar and alpine regions.
- The Polar Landscapes and Quaternary Climate program at Stockholm University will provide you with knowledge about the global climate system's functioning and about methods used to reconstruct climate and environmental change. In addition, human and natural causes of climate change are presented and discussed.
- The program gives you skills and tools that make you attractive in the labour market, and it also prepares you for a career in research. Today, former students work in consultancies and various government and regional authorities. Many have moved on to doctoral education both in Sweden and abroad.
- Polar and Alpine Environments and Climate Changes
- Methods in Physical Geography and Quaternary Geology
- Quaternary Climate and Environmental Reconstructions
- Quaternary Sedimentology
- Climate Model Simulations
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Bachelor's degree with at least 90 higher education credits (ECTS credits) in Geoscience or Geography or equivalent subject in Science.
- Swedish upper secondary school courses English B/English 6 or equivalent.
- Mathematics C/3b/3c or at least 7.5 ECTS credits Mathematics/Statistics or equivalent.
International12861 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 25723 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
- Applies to citizens from outside EU, EEA or Switzerland. First instalment: 70000 SEK. The complete programme: 280000 SEK.
Living costs for Stockholm
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