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Marine Environmental Geology

Master's level | 15 credits | Course code: GVM510
Autumn 2020
100% Day
Period: 3 November 2020 - 17 January 2021
2) Only EU/EEA citizens and students with approved residence permit in Sweden can apply

About the Course

The course consists of theory and applied studies in marine environmental geology, hydrography and costal oceanography. The links between anthropogenic impact, geological, sedimentary, physical, chemical, geochemical, hydrographic and biological processes in the ocean, both in the water column and in the sediment is highlighted, as well as the importance of recent sediments for the marine environment, with a particular focus on the role of sediments in environmental monitoring. Also mapping methodology and technology are covered.

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Requirements and Selection

Requirements: 150 credits in the main field of Earth Sciences or Marine Sciences is required. Student with an equivalent education may be given admission to the course after examination.

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: 29 750 SEK
First payment: 29 750 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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