Resource Assessment 2020/2021 (5 credits)

Autumn 2020, 100 %, Campus

Start date: 26 October 2020

End date: 15 November 2020

Application Deadline: 15 April 2020

Enrolment Code: UU-18612 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)

Entry Requirements: 90 credits in technology or natural sciences (physics, chemistry, biology, mathematics, earth sciences, computer science, material science), including 15 credits mathematics or physics and 10 credits chemistry.


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 12083

Tuition fee, total: SEK 12083

About the course:

This course will focus on the integration of evidence from the perspectives of geoscience, the environment and society to assess resource feasibility. The course will include reconnaissance, target appraisal, exploration and assessment of feasibility. It will feature the mutual assessment of environmental baselines, local stakeholder relations, politics and economics, permits and legislation and plans for remediation. Industrial partners as well as local government and environmental agencies will participate in the course.

More information


Department of Earth Sciences

Geocentrum, Villavägen 16 752 36 Uppsala

Villavägen 16, 752 36 UPPSALA

Fax: 018-471 2592

Study Counsellor


Telephone: +46 18 471 25 07