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Terrestrial biogeochemistry

  • Number of credits 15 Credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Spring Term 2018

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About the course

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. 

Application and eligibility

Terrestrial biogeochemistry, 15 hp

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Spring Term 2018 Visa tillfällen för efterkommande termin


Lectures begin on week starting 19 March 2018


Lectures end during the week of 28 May 2018

Study location




Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

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


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



Application deadline was 16 October 2017. Please note: This second application round is intended only for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens. Submit a late application at

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.

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