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Environmental Psychology

Master's level | 15 credits | Course code: PX2151
Autumn 2020
50% Day
Period: 31 August 2020 - 17 January 2021
2 Closed GU-17350
2) Only EU/EEA citizens and students with approved residence permit in Sweden can apply

About the Course

The course covers key theories and methods used in current psychological research aimed at clarifying how human behavior and attitudes can be influenced in a more environmentally friendly way. The final part of the course consists of independent, in-depth studies on a selected real environmental problem.

Teaching is given in the form of lectures and seminars. The course is based on active participation. The participants are expected to read specified articles each week that will be discussed during the seminar. Participants will also write their own individual work.  

The course is given in English

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Requirements and Selection

Requirements: For admission to the course, completion of university education of at last 180 credits is required at first cycle level. Language skills equivalent to: English 6/English course B from Swedish upper-secondary school or the equivalent knowledge from an international confessed test, such as TOEFL or 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: 21 250 SEK
First payment: 21 250 SEK

EU/EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students do not pay fees. More information on: http://www.universityadmissions.se

Study Guidance

Elin Carlfalk, phone: 031-786 6766. E-mail: elin.carlfalk@psy.gu.se.


Department of Psychology
Box 500
40530 Göteborg
Visiting address: Haraldsgatan 1

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