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Advanced petrology

Master's level | 7.5 credits | Course code: GVG410
Autumn 2020
100% Day
Period: 4 December 2020 - 17 January 2021
2) Only EU/EEA citizens and students with approved residence permit in Sweden can apply

About the Course

The Advanced Petrology course focuses on quantification of metamorphic processes, such as determination of pressure and temperature conditions in metamorphic rocks, construction of pressure-temperature paths and thermodynamic modelling of phase diagrams. It will enable the successful student to apply geothermobarometrical and thermodynamic approaches to geodynamic questions as well as to evaluate thermodynamic data critically.

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Requirements and Selection

Requirements: 165 credits in the main field of Earth Sciences is required, of which 90 % of the courses must at least have the grade Pass. Of these courses knowledge corresponding to the grade Pass in Mineralogy GVG210 (or MPN011), Geochemistry 1 GVG240 (or MPN120) and Petrology GVG270 or equivalent is required.

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:

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

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