Mineralogy and Petrology, 15 credits

Academic year 2021/2022

  • Spring 2022, 100%, Campus

    Start date: 17 January 2022

    End date: 20 March 2022

    Application deadline: 15 October 2021

    Application code: UU-68601 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: 16 December 2021 – 16 January 2022

Entry requirements: 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.

Fees:

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 36,250

Tuition fee, total: SEK 36,250

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.

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Contact

Department of Earth Sciences

Geocentrum, Villavägen 16 752 36 Uppsala

Villavägen 16, 752 36 UPPSALA

Study Counsellor

Telephone: +46 18 471 25 07

studievagledare@geo.uu.se