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Arctic Science A

  • Number of credits 4.5 Credits
  • Level Bachelor's level
  • Starting Spring Term 2019

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 2019 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen

Starts

Lectures begin on week starting 21 January 2019

Ends

Lectures end during the week of 4 March 2019

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 17 September 2018 at 13:00 CET. Application deadline is 15 October 2018.

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

SEK900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK10,125

Total fee

SEK10,125

Starts

Lectures begin on week starting 21 January 2019

Ends

Lectures end during the week of 4 March 2019

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

Online applications are now open. You will be transferred to Universityadmissions.se. Application deadline is 15 August 2018.

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

SEK900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK10,125

Total fee

SEK10,125

Contact us

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Contactperson for the course is:
Carol Norberg