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Arctic Science

  • Number of credits 4.5 credits
  • Level Bachelor's level
  • Starting Spring Term 2023

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 February.

Application and eligibility

Arctic Science, 4.5 credits

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Spring Term 2023 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen

Starts

16 January 2023

Ends

5 March 2023

Study location

Kiruna

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 33%

Required Knowledge

General entry requirements and Physics 2 Entry requirements

Selection

Results-National university aptitude test-Academic credits

Application code

UMU-53110

Application

The online application opens 15 September 2022 at 13:00 CET. Application deadline is 17 October 2022. How to apply

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 10,710

Total fee

SEK 10,710

Starts

16 January 2023

Ends

5 March 2023

Study location

Kiruna

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 33%

Required Knowledge

General entry requirements and Physics 2 Entry requirements

Selection

Results-National university aptitude test-Academic credits

Application code

UMU-F5310

Application

The online application opens 01 June 2022 at 13:00 CET. Application deadline is 15 August 2022. How to apply

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 10,710

Total fee

SEK 10,710

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Course is given by
The Department of Physics
Contactperson for the course is:
Carol Norberg