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Hydrology and hydrogeology

Course
GV2002
Bachelor’s level
7,5 credits (ECTS)
Study pace
100%
Time
Day
Location
Göteborg
Study form
Campus
Language
English
Duration
-
Application open
-
Application code
GU-11416
Tuition
Full education cost: 15 125 SEK
First payment: 15 125 SEK

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

More information about tuition fees

Application closed, late application opens 16 July 2021.

About

The course provides a basic view of all aspects of hydrology, without in-depth in specific areas. The main focus of the course is groundwater. The course aims to give the students an understanding of the variety of hydrological or hydrogeological issues, different applications, concepts and methods. 

The course focuses on the quantitative water-related aspects. Qualitative aspects (water chemistry) are treated to a lesser extent. The course provides an introduction to hydrology and hydrogeology and is not intended to give the students the knowledge required to perform hydrological/hydrogeological projects on a professional level.

Prerequisites and selection

Requirements

For admission to the course, at least 45 credits in the main field of Earth Sciences, Geography, Environmental Science or Marine Science is required. In addition, approved knowledge in Earth Sciences is required, the course GV1410 Geosciences, Basic Level Course, 30 credits, or equivalent. Applicants with equivalent education can, after review and approval, be given access 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.