Resources and Environment, 10 credits

Academic year 2022/2023

  • Autumn 2022, 100%, Campus

    Start date: 21 November 2022

    End date: 15 January 2023

    Application deadline: 19 April 2022

    Application code: UU-18218 Application

    Language of instruction: The course will be taught in English, if needed

    Location: Uppsala

    Selection: Higher education credits in science and engineering (maximum 240 credits)

    Registration: 21 October 2022 – 20 November 2022

Entry requirements: Introduction to Mineralogy and Petrology, 10 credits.


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 21,667

Tuition fee, total: SEK 21,667

About the course

The course examines geochemical factors that affect our earth and environment, particularly the interaction of different elements between the air, water and sediments. Special focus is given to questions which concern natural resources, both with respect to raw materials and energy, and factors related to human influences on our environment, e.g. the greenhouse effect and anthropogenic pollution, and how they can be counteracted. Natural risks, such as volcanic activity and earthquakes. Written and oral communication.

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Department of Earth Sciences

Geocentrum, Villavägen 16 752 36 Uppsala

Villavägen 16, 752 36 UPPSALA

Study counsellor


Telephone: +46 18 471 25 07