Global Geophysics, 10 credits
Academic year 2022/2023
Autumn 2022, 67%, Campus
Start date: 31 October 2022
End date: 15 January 2023
Application deadline: 19 April 2022
Application code: UU-18102 Application
Language of instruction: The course will be taught in English, if needed
Selection: Higher education credits in science and engineering (maximum 240 credits)
Registration: 30 September 2022 – 30 October 2022
Entry requirements: 120 credits with 80 credits in physics and mathematics, or with 60 credits in earth science, 15 credits in mathematics and 15 credits in physics. Proficiency in English equivalent to the Swedish upper secondary course English 6.
If you are not a citizen of a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are required to pay application or tuition fees. Formal exchange students will be exempted from tuition fees, as well as the application fee. Read more about fees.
Application fee: SEK 900
Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 24,167
Tuition fee, total: SEK 24,167
About the course
Plate tectonics. The Earth's magnetic field and palaeomagnetism. The formation of the Earth. Dating methods. The Earth's shape and gravity field, the geoid, isostasy. Seismicity, source mechanisms, stress field. Heat flow in continents and oceans. Convection in the Earth's mantle and core. The composition of the Earth. Structure of and processes forming oceanic and continental crust.
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