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Hydrology and hydrogeology

Bachelor's level | 7.5 credits | Course code: GV2002
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

The course provides a basic view of all aspects of hydrology, without in-depth in specific areas. The main focus of the course is groundwater. The course aims to give the students an understanding of the variety of hydrological or hydrogeological issues, different applications, concepts and methods. 

The course focuses on the quantitative water-related aspects. Qualitative aspects (water chemistry) are treated to a lesser extent. The course provides an introduction to hydrology and hydrogeology and is not intended to give the students the knowledge required to perform hydrological/hydrogeological projects on a professional level.

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Requirements and Selection

Requirements: For admission to the course, at least 45 credits in the main field of Earth Sciences, Geography, Environmental Science or Marine Science is required. In addition, approved knowledge in Earth Sciences is required, the course GV1410 Geosciences, Basic Level Course, 30 credits, or equivalent. Applicants with equivalent education can, after review and approval, be given access to 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

Emily Whitehurst Zack
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Department of Earth Sciences
Box 460
40530 Göteborg
Visiting address: Guldhedsgatan 5a

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