The course covers terrestrial biogeochemistry from atmosphere to the land and on to the water, and how biogeochemical conditions within terrestrial ecosystems are affected by natural processes and human activity. The course includes A) an enhanced theory blocks focusing on terrestrial biogeochemistry, B) a project work where students plan and carry out a scientific study to test a biogeochemical question.
120 ECTS including 60 ECTS in earth science / physical geography, or 60 ECTS in Biology or 60 credits Chemistry and 30 ECTS in earth science / physical geography, or 60 ECTS Environmental Science and 30 ECTS in earth science / physical geography, or the equivalent. Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English A. 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.
The online application opens 16 September 2019 at 13:00 CET.
Application deadline is
15 October 2019.
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.