Want to have an impact on the future of exploration and extraction of mineral resources? Contribute to safe and sustainable location of building, tunnels or nuclear waste? Or make your mark in informed natural hazard mitigation associated with volcanoes and landslides?
Our alumni work in a wide range of the industrial and research sectors. Employment opportunities are found as exploration or mine geologists, in the geotechnical industry, in geochemistry, in geothermal energy, and with natural hazards.
The need for professional geologists has increased considerably during the last few years both on a local and global scale, due to the increasing demands for natural resources and infrastructure.
The Master Programme in Earth Science - Geology from Uppsala University graduates work at, for example, Boliden, Coast Mountain Geological group Ltd, ÅF Infrastructure AB. Job titles include exploration geologists, geologist, engineering geologist.
- Dynamics of Earth Systems
- Applied Geoinformatics for Earth Sciences
- Exploration and Environmental Geophysics
- Analytical Methods in Earth Science
- Presentation and Publication
- Mineralogy and Petrology
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesEarth Sciences Geology Environmental Sciences View 45 other Masters in Environmental Sciences in Sweden
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
A Bachelor's degree, equivalent to a Swedish Kandidatexamen, from an internationally recognised university.Also required is:
- 90 credits in earth science and 15 credits in chemistry; or
- 90 credits in physics and 30 credits in earth science (geophysics); or
- 90 credits in geology.
Selection: Students are selected based on:
- a total appraisal of quantity and quality of previous university studies; and
- a statement of purpose (1 page).
International13813 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 27627 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
- Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 72,500
- Tuition fee, total: SEK 290,000
Living costs for Uppsala
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.