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Ocean Models

Master's level | 15 credits | Course code: OC6310
Autumn 2019
100% Day
Period: 5 November 2019 - 19 January 2020
2 Closed GU-11550
2) Only EU/EEA citizens and students with approved residence permit in Sweden can apply

About the Course

After this course you will be able to make your own models of aquatic system such as lakes and ocean basins. From geophysical fluid dynamics the equations are introduced and different kinds of models are discussed. You will also be introduced into numerical modeling of turbulence, heat and salt balances, sea ice, lakes, coastal seas and coupled basins.

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Requirements and Selection

Requirements: 120 credits in the field of Science where at least 60 credits must be in the fields of Mathematics, Physics, Physical Oceanography, Meteorology or equivalent knowledge. Alternatively: Bachelor's Degree (180 credits) in Marine Sciences, including 15 credits within Physical Oceanography or equivalent knowledge. 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: http://www.universityadmissions.se

Study Guidance

Barbara Casari
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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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