Master’s studies

Syllabus for Independent Project in Earth Sciences

Projektarbete i geovetenskap

  • 5 credits
  • Course code: 1GV048
  • Education cycle: Second cycle
  • Main field(s) of study and in-depth level: Earth Science A1F
  • Grading system: Fail (U), Pass (G)
  • Established: 2012-03-08
  • Established by: The Faculty Board of Science and Technology
  • Applies from: week 10, 2012
  • Entry requirements: Minimum 30 credits (passed) in Earth Science at advanced level and a project plan approved by the department.
  • Responsible department: Department of Earth Sciences

Learning outcomes

After passing the course, the student should be able to

  • devise and solve problems in Earth Science

  • find relevant information and present results

  • organise and perform a project work


Project-organised and problem-oriented course in Earth Science. The content can be focused on a specific problem or a broader field within the earth sciences. The student should, in co-operation with one or several supervisors, define the problem, collect and deal with the necessary information, and present the result in writing and orally.


Supervised independent work


Report in writing according to the instructions by the teacher responsible for the course (4 credits). Oral presentation of the report (1 credit).

Reading list

The reading list is missing. For further information, please contact the responsible department.