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.
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.
- Dynamics of Earth Systems - Global Change
- Applied Geoinformatics for Earth Sciences
- Exploration and Environmental Geophysics
- Climate Variations
- Statistics and Data Analysis Methods
- 24 months
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DisciplinesEarth Sciences Geography Environmental Sciences View 11 other Masters in Earth 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.
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.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.