During the course the student performs and presents a scientific study on the subject by applying knowledge and skills acquired during their studies. This occurs in conditions similar to those in a vocational situation. The course also includes review and comment on a similar work.
The course is divided into the following sections:
Master´s Degree Thesis in earth science, 30 credits
Spring Term 2022
17 January 2022
5 June 2022
Type of studies
Univ: 180 ECTS credits including Aquatic ecosystems, 7.5 credits, Aquatic biogeochemistry, , 7.5 credits and Analysis of field data, 15 credits and a bachelor´s thesis, alternatively Analysis of environmental change, , 15 credits, Terrester biogeochemistry, 15 credits or Arctic geoecology, 15 credits and a bachelor's thesis, or the equivalent. Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English A/5 .When 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.
Application deadline was
15 October 2021.
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.