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Arctic Science A

  • Number of credits 4.5 Credits
  • Level Bachelor's level
  • Starting Spring Term 2018

About the course

Introduction to magnetospheric physics, auroral physics and observations, optical phenomena in polar regions, mother of pearl clouds, introduction to snow and ice-related phenomena, the climate’s impact on the arctic environment. The course also includes a presentation of the scientific research activities in the Kiruna area and a number of visits. There will be a number of theoretical problems to solve; an experimental part and a project are also included.

The course will include a 4-day meeting in Kiruna in early February.

Application and eligibility

Arctic Science A, 4.5 hp

Visa tillfällen för föregående termin Spring Term 2018 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen

Starts

Lectures begin on week starting 15 January 2018

Ends

Lectures end during the week of 26 February 2018

Study location

Kiruna

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 40%

Required Knowledge

Univ: Basic eligibility and a major in physics at high school level or equivalent.

Selection

Results – National university aptitude test – Academic credits

Application code

UMU-53116

Application

The online application opens 15 September 2017 at 13:00 CET. Application deadline is 16 October 2017.

Application and Tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

Application fee

SEK 900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK 10,125

Total fee

SEK 10,125

Starts

Lectures begin on week starting 15 January 2018

Ends

Lectures end during the week of 26 February 2018

Study location

Kiruna

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 40%

Required Knowledge

Univ: Basic eligibility and a major in physics at high school level or equivalent.

Selection

Results – National university aptitude test – Academic credits

Application code

UMU-F5310

Application

Application deadline was 15 August 2017. Submit a late application at Universityadmissions.se.

Application and Tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

Application fee

SEK 900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK 10,125

Total fee

SEK 10,125

Contact us

Contactperson for the course is: Carol Norberg

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