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 Scienceat 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.
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- Aquatic Ecosystems
- Aquatic Biogeochemistry
- Analysis of field data
- Analysis of Environmental Changes
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
- 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.
International6790 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 6790 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
- Application fee SEK900
- Tuition fee, first instalment SEK71,400
- Total fee SEK285,600
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