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Regional geology field course

Course
Master’s level
7,5 credits (ECTS)
Study pace
100%
Time
Day
Location
Göteborg
Study form
Campus
Language
English
Duration
-
Application open
-
Application code
GU-21252
Tuition
Full education cost: 14 875 SEK
First payment: 14 875 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 15 December 2020.

Summary

The course provides introductory lectures on Scandinavian geology with an emphasis on placing important key concepts into a global perspective. A major component of the course involves visiting rock outcrops in southern Sweden, where students will apply previously learnt knowledge of petrology and other geological subjects, study field relationships between different rock units, and incorporate field tools such as producing sketches, geological maps, and measurements.

About

This course may be taken as an elective course and is given every other year as part of the master's programme in Earth Sciences.

Prerequisites and selection

Requirements

Admittance to the course requires at least 150 credits within the field of Earth Sciences including successful completion of a mineralogy course (GVG210 or its equivalent) and a petrology course (GVG270 or its equivalent).

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.