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Climate Change, a Geographical Perspective

Bachelor's level | 15 credits | Course code: NG0230 | Sustainability focused
Autumn 2019
100% Day
Period: 5 November 2019 - 19 January 2020
2 Closed GU-11241
2) Only EU/EEA citizens and students with approved residence permit in Sweden can apply

About the Course

The ice in Greenland is melting, drought in Australia, late or no monsoon in Asia, severe fires in the Mediterranean. What effect will these events have on man and Society? Which regions are most sensitive and how can we adapt to a warmer climate? Would you like to learn how man is affected by the climate change? This is the course for you. You will gain practical experience of tools needed in order to make an overall analysis of how a region is affected by a changing climate. The fieldtrip implies extra costs for the student.

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Requirements and Selection

Requirements: 60 credits either in geoscience, geography, environmental science, biology or equivalent. Applicants must prove their knowledge of English: English 6/English B from Swedish Upper Secondary School or the equivalent level of an internationally recognized test, for example TOEFL, IELTS.

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: 29 101 SEK
First payment: 29 101 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

Course that is sustainability-focused where at least one of the learning outcomes clearly shows that the course content meets one of the current sustainability criteria. The content with a focus on sustainability must also, in accordance with the criteria, constitute the course's main focus

Course that is sustainability-related where at least one of the learning outcomes clearly shows that the course content meets one of the current sustainability criteria.

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