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The programme is multidisciplinary and offers a versatile education in atmospheric sciences, taught by leading scientists within the field. It will provide you with a deeper understanding of general atmospheric science, biogeochemical cycles, and processes in land-ecosystem-atmosphere interactions. You will gain knowledge of a broad range of topics within fields such as physical phenomena, atmospheric chemistry, meteorology, physical geography and ecology. You will also learn how to use advanced computational and laboratory-based methods and gain experience in field measurements and operations.
As a graduate of the MSc in Atmospheric Sciences and Biogeochemical Cycles you will be able to work within the fields of environmental management, consultancy, climate modelling and research in both a national and international context.
Programme modules/courses: * Greenhouse Gases and the Carbon Cycle (15 ECTS)
* Global Ecosystem Dynamics (15 ECTS)
* Ecosystem Modelling (15 ECTS)
* Ecosystem Hydrology (15 ECTS)
* Electives (2x15 ECTS),
* Masters thesis project (15 ECTS).
A scientific first level degree in Physical Geography or Physics or the equivalent, comprising at least 180 higher education credits, is required for admission to the programme. There are specific admission requirements for individual courses on the programme.
English B (advanced) language proficiency shall be demonstrated in one of the following ways:
* IELTS score of 6.5 (with no section less than 5.5)
* TOEFL paper-based score of 4.5 (scale 1-6) in written test and a total score of 575; internet based score of 20 (scale 0-30) in written test and a total score of 90
* Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English
* A Bachelors degree from a university where English is the only language of instruction, according to the International Handbook of Universities
* A pass on English course B (Swedish upper secondary school).
Selection based on previous university/college studies and other merits such as letters of recommendation and statement of purpose
|TOEFL paper-based test score :||575|
|TOEFL iBT® test:||90|
Lund University Global Scholarship programme
The Lund University Global Scholarship programme is targeted at top academic students from countries outside the EU/EEA (and Switzerland). You apply for a Lund University Global Scholarship after you have applied for the programme/or free-standing course you wish to study at Lund University.
Swedish Institute scholarships
The Swedish Institute offers several scholarship programmes for international students studying at Bachelor's, Master's, PhD and post-doctoral levels.
Swedish Institute Study Scholarship:
The Swedish Institute Study Scholarships target highly qualified students across two categories:
Category 1: Students from the following 12 developing countries: Bangladesh, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, Mozambique, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia. Category 2: Students with citizenship from countries on the DAC list (note there are some exceptions).
In the 2013 application round over 30 of Lund University's study programmes are nominated for this scholarship.
Other Swedish Institute Scholarships:
* Visby Programme - Swedish Institute Baltic Sea Region
* Swedish Institute Scholarships for East Europe
* Swedish-Turkish Programme
US Student Finance
Lund University is a participating institution in the US Government Federal William D. Ford Direct Loan Program for undergraduate, Masters and doctoral programmes. This includes the Stafford Loans and the Graduate Plus Loans. Please note that this loan programme is only available to US citizens or eligible non-citizens.
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