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Earths Atmosphere and the Solar System

Luleå University of Technology

Master On Campus
24 months
Duration
13290 EUR/year
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About

The program at Luleå University of Technology is focused on the research areas of the Earth Atmosphere and the Solar System.

Overview

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.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Atmospheric dynamics and climate
  • Atmospheric Physics
  • Solar Physics
  • The Solar System
  • Polar Atmosphere
  • Master Thesis - Space Technology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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
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

Other requirements

General requirements

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.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13290 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26581 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based 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

Funding

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