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  • Number of credits 6 Credits
  • Level Bachelor's level
  • Starting Autumn Term 2018

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

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Autumn Term 2018 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen


Lectures begin on week starting 3 September 2018


Lectures end during the week of 5 November 2018

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



Application deadline was 16 April 2018. Please note: This second application round is intended only for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens. Submit a late application at

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.

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Tuition fee, first instalment


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Contact person for the course is:
Michael Bradley