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General Relativity

  • Number of credits 7.5 credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Autumn Term 2022

About the course

Tensors, curvature of spacetime, geodesics, Einstein's field equations, the Schwarzschild solution, physics near a large mass, black holes, gravitational waves, elementary cosmology.

Application and eligibility

General Relativity, 7.5 credits

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Autumn Term 2022 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen

Starts

1 November 2022

Ends

15 January 2023

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 50%

Required Knowledge

90 credits including Analytical Mechanics and Electrodynamics or equivalent. Swedish for basic eligibility for higher education programmes and English A/5. Requirements for Swedish only apply if the course is held in Swedish.

Entry requirements

Selection

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

UMU-53006

Application

Application deadline was 19 April 2022. The application period is closed.

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 17,850

Total fee

SEK 17,850

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Course is given by
The Department of Physics
Contactperson for the course is:
Michael Bradley