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Environmental geology, case study

Course
GVK430
Master’s level
15 credits (ECTS)
Study pace
100%
Time
Day
Location
Göteborg
Study form
Campus
Language
English
Duration
-
Application open
-
Application code
GU-21250
Tuition
Full education cost: 29 750 SEK
First payment: 29 750 SEK

No fees are charged for EU and EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students.

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About

The teaching includes lectures, group tuition, individual exercises, group work, laboratory sessions, a field trip, and a larger case study where principles and methods should apply. Everything except lectures is compulsory. The course covers:

  1. Small-scale systems where soil and sediment properties is characterised in relationto environmental processes.

  2. Large-scale systems where relations and trends in different environments are compared
  3. Modelling and application of geological knowledge in environmental work. The case study consist mainly of an independently completed presentation assignment,or group assignment of one or more case studies connected to environmental geological issues. Usually an area is chosen where current societal issues forms the background for several project work. The case study aims to give a practical exercise of environmental geological knowledge. 

Prerequisites and selection

Requirements

120 credits in the main field of Sciences of which at least 30 credits must be in the main area Earth System Sciences. Students with comparable qualifications may, after evaluation, be admitted to the course.

Selection

Selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 225 credits.

For admission to the summer 2021 and onward the following selection applies: selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 165 credits.