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  • Number of credits 6 Credits
  • Level Bachelor's level
  • Starting Autumn Term 2019

About the course

The objective of the course is to deepen the student’s knowledge of electromagnetism. The course begins with in-depth studies of electrostatic and magnetostatic problems. The connection between electrodynamics and special relativity is treated. The laws of reflection and transmission of plane waves at a plane interface are derived. Transmission lines and waveguides with TEM-, TE- and TM-modes are studied. Retarded potentials are introduced and are used to calculate radiation from antennae.

Application and eligibility

Electrodynamics, 6 hp

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2 September 2019


3 November 2019

Study location




Type of studies

Daytime, 40%

Required Knowledge

Foundations of Electromagnetics, Waves and Optics or equivalent.


Academic credits Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.

Application code



The online application opens 15 March 2019 at 13:00 CET. Application deadline is 15 April 2019.

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


Tuition fee, first instalment


Total fee


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Contact person for the course is:
Michael Bradley