The course is given in Kiruna, located north of the arctic circle. Kiruna is known for its research infrastructure with the various institutions and service providers within atmospheric and space research.
For the Earths Atmosphere and the Solar System program at Luleå University of Technology the following courses are required: courses on the advanced level (90 Hp), and master thesis - space technology (30 Hp).
During the program's first year, you will gain knowledge of the Earth's atmosphere and the Solar System and observation of these. You will be introduced into the physical processes which are important to describe and understand the atmosphere and the Solar System. Additionally you will be introduced to the technical and mathematical methods used to observe and model these processes.
During the second year you will strengthen your knowledge through courses and by participating in various space projects.
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- Atmospheric dynamics and climate
- Atmospheric Physics
- Solar Physics
- The Solar System
- Polar Atmosphere
- Master Thesis - Space Technology
- 24 months
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DisciplinesAerospace Engineering Earth Sciences Climate Studies & Meteorology View 4 other Masters in Climate Studies & Meteorology in Sweden
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
Successful completion of a basic engineering program or a Bachelor´s degree with a minimum of 180 ECTS in the areas of physics (space, plasma, atmospheric, nuclear, particle, fluid dynamics, aerodynamics), space science, planetology, astronomy, atmospheric science, remote sensing, numerical simulations, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, space engineering, aerospace engineering, robotics, automation, communication, electronics, mechatronics, control theory or equivalent. A minimum of 22.5 ECTS in mathematics at the university level is required.
International13290 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 26581 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
- EU/EEA Citizens are not required to pay fees
- International: Total tuition fee 280,000 SEK
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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