Critical Metals and Minerals, 5 credits
Academic year 2022/2023
Autumn 2022, 100%, Campus
Start date: 21 November 2022
End date: 11 December 2022
Application deadline: 19 April 2022
Application code: UU-18611 Application
Language of instruction: The course will be taught in English, if needed
Selection: Higher education credits in science and engineering (maximum 240 credits)
Registration: 21 October 2022 – 20 November 2022
Entry requirements: 90 credits in science/engineering (physics, chemistry, biology, mathematics, earth sciences, computer science, material science) including 15 credits in mathematics or physics and 10 credits in chemistry. 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
Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 12,083
Tuition fee, total: SEK 12,083
About the course
This course provides an overview of the principles of classification and assessment of critical metals and minerals and their application globally, and specifically within the EU. The "Peak metal" concept will feature. The supply of critical metals and minerals will be discussed. The mineralogy of critical metals, the metallogenetic context of present and near-future deposit types for critical metals and minerals, as well as deposit classification and distribution, will be covered. Problems surrounding substitution and recycling potential will be discussed.
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