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Earth Science

Umea University

24 months
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6960 EUR/year
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About

Within the master's programme in Earth Science you at the Umea University will study natural earth processes, climate change and the impact of human influences such as natural resources and environmental disruption. Impact on earth processes leads to substantial changes in the environment.

Overview

Key facts

Theoretical studies of important earth processes are consolidated via experiments and field studies in the Northern landscape, including a variety of boreal and arctic habitats. As a master's student in Earth Science at the Umea University, you will develop your skills for individual integration and application of knowledge. You also develop the ability to handle complex phenomena, problems and situations, as a preparation for research practice or other jobs that have high demands of self-dependence. 

The mandatory elements of the Master's programme in Earth Science consists of four courses during Year 1, and a final Degree thesis project of 30 ECTS or 60 ECTS. As first courses you take Aquatic Ecosystem and Aquatic Biogeochemistry. These courses are then followed by Analysis of Field Data and Analysis of Environmental Change.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Aquatic Ecosystems
  • Aquatic Biogeochemistry
  • Analysis of field data
  • Analysis of Environmental Changes

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90

Other requirements

General requirements

  •  A Bachelor's degree or equivalent first-cycle qualification comprising of at least 180 ECTS or a corresponding qualification from an internationally recognised university. 
  • Specific entry requirements are: 90 ECTS in Earth science alternatively 60 ECTS in Biology, Chemistry or Environmental science and 30 ECTS in Earth science. Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English B/6. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6960 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6960 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • Application fee SEK900 
  • Tuition fee, first instalment SEK71,400 
  • Total fee SEK285,600

Living costs for Umeå

7125 - 11770 SEK /month
Living costs

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Funding

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