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Urban Climate and Urban Climate Planning

Master's level | 7.5 credits | Course code: GE6000
Autumn 2020
100% Day
Period: 1 October 2020 - 2 November 2020
2) Only EU/EEA citizens and students with approved residence permit in Sweden can apply

About the Course

This course is about how humans affect and are affected by the climate in the city. One special focus of the course looks at how to apply climate knowledge in urban planning and design. The course consists of lectures, exercises, field projects, guest lectures, supervision in the form of seminars related to the lectures and exercises and concluding literature seminar. Field projects consist of the collection of meteorological data. Emphasis is placed on design, implementation, analysis and reporting of field project and exercises.

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Requirements and Selection

Requirements: 120 credits completed courses in the different main areas of Natural Sciences of which 75 % with a grade of at least Pass. Student with the corresponding number of credits in Human Geography and Architecture or equivalent education may after evaluation, attend the course.

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: http://www.universityadmissions.se

Study Guidance

The course belongs to the geography master's program, but can be taken as an elective course.

Information about course registration is sent to admitted students approximately two weeks before the course starts.

Further questions about the course (re-registration) or the program: svl@gvc.gu.se



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Box 460
40530 Göteborg
Visiting address: Guldhedsgatan 5a

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