The university’s location close to the largest mining operations in Sweden, with the possibility for site-visits and guest lectures, provide you as a student the chance for an engaging educational experience. The program has several project-based courses, to promote learning and cooperation between the classmates, to ensure you are ready to fast track your future career when graduating. Before the final thesis project, you will get to do a senior design project where you can use the time to do pretty much any type of project you would like. This is a great opportunity to get a head start on your final thesis, collaborate with companies, and sharpen your competence with something of your own choosing.
The program staff has networks and collaboration all around the world which may offer possibilities for collaborative projects with other universities with similar subjects, as well as international MSc thesis work. The program has established student exchange programs with at least five other European universities with geoscience programs. This program provides you with an excellent opportunity to gain access to methods, tools, knowledge and skills for an international career and the abilities to be part of developing the future conditions for mining operations and for society at large.
This specialisation includes ore geology, geophysical and petrophysical exploration methods, mineral economy, and deposit evaluation. Are you interested in the global competition for securing the world’s demand of metals and non-metallic resources? Would you like to work outdoor in remote areas? Then this is the choice you should make.
In this specialisation teaching includes environmental geochemistry, environmental monitoring, and geochemical modelling among other courses. If you want to understand how geology and the environment are linked together, how nature respond to natural and anthropogenic chemical compounds, how we monitor and remediate metal pollutions, then this should be your chosen specialisation.
Master Programme in Exploration and Environmental Geosciences
Normal teaching, Autumn 2023
Bachelors degree of minimum 180 ECTS with at least 60 ECTS in the area of nature resource technology, geology or geoscience.
Good knowledge in English, equivalent to English 6More information about English language requirements
The selection procedure is based on academic qualifications, quality and quantity aspects
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