The course deals with the chemical structure and function, sources and emissions, distribution, transformation and fate in the environment of organic and inorganic substances, as well as their health and environmental effects. Critical environmental chemical processes in biota, soil, sediment, water and air are studied. The course also introduces risk assessment with relevant methodologies, processes and legislation including REACH. During the course, research-oriented excellence lectures will be given focusing on various disciplines in the subject of environmental chemistry. The course ends with an independent case study.
90 ECTS credits, of which at least 60 ECTS credits are in the main area of chemistry, or the equivalent and English B/6.
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.
Please note: This application round is intended only for applicants within the EU/EEA and Switzerland.
Online application service in Swedish will open 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.