The Atmosphere, Climate and Ecosystems (ACE) Master Programme offered at University of Gothenburg provides opportunities to take both fundamental and applied courses in the fields of atmospheric, climatic and earth system sciences. The fundamental courses give the student the tools to use in solving relevant problems in the interaction between atmosphere, climate and ecosystems.
The applied courses are directly related to certain important ACE issues, such as international agreements, global change and energy systems. The program is research oriented with leading researchers in ACE areas as teachers in the courses and a full year of thesis work normally done in a research group.
The aim is to prepare students for research or administrative tasks where solid knowledge in atmospheric and/or climate science is of concern. After passing this master program you can initiate an academic career, conduct research on industrial applications or be an advisor expert within the governmental/administrative sector.
Tuition fee for the international students.)
European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.)
*Application and tuition fees do not apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students.
The year is divided in quarters, each representing 15 credit points (hec), during which one or two courses are read. For most quarters there are several suggestions to ensure individual flexibility. The program consists of mandatory courses (15 hec), optional courses (45-60 hec) and a master thesis work (45 or 60 hec).
The program starts with two mandatory courses:
It is recommended that your master thesis work (60 hec) is conducted towards the end of the Master's Programme. Doing a 60 hec thesis project is highly research related and beneficial for the understanding of the program topic and can be advantageous for continued studies.
No work experience is required.
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