Language of Instruction:
The course will be taught in English, if needed
Higher education credits in science and engineering (maximum 240 credits)
90 credits in science/engineering (physics, chemistry, biology, mathematics, earth science, computer science, material science), including 15 credits in mathematics or physics and 10 credits in chemistry. English language proficiency that corresponds to English studies at upper secondary (high school) level in Sweden ("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:
This course will present the characteristics of natural resources and their formation. Exploration will be approached from geological and geochemical perspectives. Geological exploration will focus on host rocks, alteration and geological structures of ore deposits. Geochemical exploration will cover till, soil and stream geochemistry, as well as alteration vectors. Aspects of economic geology and resource use will be integrated throughout the course.