Language of instruction:
The course will be taught in English, if needed
Higher education credits in science and engineering (maximum 240 credits)
16 December 2021 – 16 January 2022
120 credits with (1) 90 credits in earth science and 15 credits in chemistry, or (2) 90 credits in physics and 30 credits in earth science, or (3) 90 credits in geology. Dynamics of Earth Systems - Global Change, 10 credits, or Analytical Methods in Earth Science, 10 credits, and Exploration and Environmental Geophysics 15 credits. 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
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About the course
The course presents mineralogy at an advanced level regarding including crystal-chemical structure and physical properties of different mineralogical groups. Magmatic and metamorphic petrology in a plate-tectonic perspective, volcanology. Exercises in petrographic microscopy.