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Analyses of Environmental Changes

  • Number of credits 15 credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Spring Term 2023

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Here you will find everything you need to know before the course starts.

About the course

The course is directed towards the analyses of environmental changes and the understanding of their causes. By using different types of scientific information and data, the aim is that the students should be able to determine when an environmental change has occurred, what was the cause of the change, and what the consequences of this change might be. We will discuss how background or reference conditions as well as natural variability relates to our understanding of environmental changes.
 
The course is divided into the following modules, which run in parallel:
Module 1. Analyses of environmental change, theoretical module, 7,5 credits
Here we discuss natural variability and environmental change from different time perspectives. This module is divided into several themes that deal with different aspects of environmental change.

Module 2. Analyses of environmental change, projects module, 7,5 credits
This part of the course consists of one or several projects. An important part of the work within these projects is to use relevant scientific information (e.g., literature and analytical data), and to link this to the theoretical part of the course. All mandatory practical parts of the course, e.g., laboratory work and workshops, are also included in this module

Application and eligibility

Analyses of Environmental Changes, 15 credits

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Spring Term 2023 Visa tillfällen för efterkommande termin

The information below is only for exchange students

Starts

16 January 2023

Ends

21 March 2023

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

120 ECTS-credits of which 60 ECTS-credits (including at least a 15 ECTS-credit independent project (e.g., the writing of a thesis)) in Physical Geography/Earth Science, Biology, Environmental health or Environmental Science; or its equivalence.
English proficiency equivalent to English 6 from Swedish Upper secondary education.

Selection

Students applying for courses within a double degree exchange agreement, within the departments own agreements will be given first priority. Then will - in turn - candidates within the departments own agreements, faculty agreements, central exchange agreements and other departmental agreements be selected.

Application code

UMU-A5931

Application

This application round is only intended for nominated exchange students. Information about deadlines can be found in the e-mail instruction that nominated students receive. The application period is closed.

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Course is given by
Ecology and environmental science
Contactperson for the course is:
Johan Rydberg