Master’s studies

Syllabus for Professional Training in Earth Sciences

Yrkesanknuten praktik i geovetenskap

  • 15 credits
  • Course code: 1GV133
  • Education cycle: Second cycle
  • Main field(s) of study and in-depth level: Earth Science A1F
  • Grading system: Fail (U), Pass (G)
  • Established: 2016-03-10
  • Established by: The Faculty Board of Science and Technology
  • Applies from: week 30, 2016
  • Entry requirements: 30 credits on advanced level in Earth science
  • Responsible department: Department of Earth Sciences

Learning outcomes

The aim of the course is to give an opportunity to develop a stronger foundation for professional employment in earth sciences

After taking this course, the student should be able to

  • apply advanced knowledge and methods of general significance for earth science activities in the practical workplace
  • describe the host company or institutions activities in terms of wider significance, objectives and strategy, societal impact, organisation and regulations
  • use the applied working methods of the work place
  • demonstrate the ability to constructively receive instruction and cooperate with the supervisor and other staff at the work place
  • present the work experience orally and in writing


Participate in the daily work at the host company or institution under the guidance of a supervisor on site. The tasks must be related to the education in earth sciences.


Written and oral presentation of work performed during the internship. In addition the supervisor must submit a certificate about the student's participation.

Other directives

Finding a suitable internship is mainly the responsibility of the student. Before work placement begins, the internship, the supervisor and the work plan must be approved by the department.

Reading list

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