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Earth Science - Physical Geography

Uppsala University

24 months
Duration
14421 EUR/year
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About

At the Earth Science - Physical Geography program at Uppsala University you combine studies of Earth processes that change and shape the Earth's surface through interaction with the climate and the environment over different time scales.

Overview

The Master Programme in Earth Science - Physical Geography at Uppsala University has a focus on environmental change and landscape development over different scales in time and space, but also on how glaciers and ice sheets work and their role in Earth's systems. The programme combines courses in glaciology, geomorphology and environmental and climate change with methodological courses such as GIS and field methods.

Career

The Master's Programme in Earth Science, specialising in Physical Geography, prepares you with skills and knowledge for a career in the fields of management of the environment and natural resources within private and governmental organisations.

Our graduates work at, for example, Berg AB, SGU and Sweco Environment AB. Job titles include Geochemist, Consultant and Geoscientist.

The programme also provides good opportunities for a postgraduate education with subsequent research careers.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Dynamics of Earth Systems - Global Change
  • Applied Geoinformatics for Earth Sciences
  • Exploration and Environmental Geophysics
  • Climate Variations
  • Hydrochemistry
  • Statistics and Data Analysis Methods

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

A Bachelor's degree, equivalent to a Swedish Kandidatexamen, from an internationally recognised university.

Also required is 90 credits in earth science.

Selection: Students are selected based on:

  • a total appraisal of quantity and quality of previous university studies; and
  • a statement of purpose (1 page).

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    14421 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28843 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.

NON-EU/EEA

  • Application Fee: SEK 900
  • Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 72500
  • Tuition fee, total: SEK 290000

Living costs for Uppsala

7620 - 12066 SEK /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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