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Marine Micropaleontology

Bachelor's level | 7.5 credits | Course code: MG0230
Spring 2021
100% Day
Period: 19 February 2021 - 24 March 2021
2 Opens 15 September GU-21902
2) Only EU/EEA citizens and students with approved residence permit in Sweden can apply

About the Course

The aim of the course is to provide basic knowledge in marine micropaleontology, form the basis for further studies on the subject and provide support knowledge to students in other majors. The course includes studies of significant parts of the marine microfossil fauna and flora. An essential area of study concerns benthic and planktonic microorganisms and their importance for the interpretation of both present as well as ancient marine environments and climates. Micropaleontology is a key discipline for scientific interpretation, analyses and applications within environmental geology and petroleum geology.

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Requirements and Selection

Requirements: 60 credits in the field of Earth Science is required. Alternatively; 60 credits in Marine Sciences and 15 credits in Earth Science.

Selection: Selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 225 credits.

Tuition Fee

Application fee: 900 SEK
Full course cost: 14 875 SEK
First payment: 14 875 SEK

EU/EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students do not pay fees. More information on:

Study Guidance

Barbara Casari
Contact form
031 - 786 3763
Carl Skottsbergs gata 22B


Department of Marine Sciences
Box 461
40530 Göteborg
Visiting address: Carl Skottsbergs gata 22 B

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Utskriftsdatum: 2020-08-10