The course is targeted toward students interested in water-related environmental issues. Field exercises will focus on water quality monitoring tools and group projects will use these tools to evaluate environmental impacts on local ecosystems. Lectures and individual projects will explore major environmental challenges, such as nutrient loading, effects of mining, and land development. These themes will be discussed in the context of current environmental legislation.
60 ECTS in biology of which 15 in ecology, or 60 ETCS in earth science and 15 in ecology, or 60 ECTS in environmental science and 15 in ecology, or the equivalent.
Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English A/5. Where the language of instruction is Swedish, applicants must prove proficiency in Swedish to the level required for basic eligibility for higher studies.
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.
Online applications are now open. You will be transferred to Universityadmissions.se.
Application deadline is
16 April 2018.