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 Atmosphere, Climate and Ecosystems (ACE) Master Programme offered at University of Gothenburg, Faculty of Science provides opportunities to take both fundamental and applied courses in the fields of atmospheric, climatic and earth system sciences.
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.
The program starts with two mandatory courses (Sep-Nov):
These two courses are then followed by optional courses hosted by several of the science departments.
The third mandatory course is given during the third quarter (Feb-March)
The final course on the program is the master thesis work
Alternatively you can make a 45 hec master thesis work and include one (15 hec)/two (7.5 hec) more optional course/s
Courses are also offered through the Nordic programme Atmosphere-Biosphere Studies (ABS).
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.
You can apply until:
*Application and tuition fees do not apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students.
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