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Education - All courses - Geo-information Science and Earth Observation for Environmental Modelling and Management (GEM)

The Master´s programme at Physical Geography and Ecosystems Analysis offers a basic level of knowledge and extended possibilities for specialisation. Students develop skills in working with advanced technical information and complex issues within the area of environmental and climate change.

Contents: During the courses students are able to choose from the following specialisations: Environmental and climate systems, Global environmental questions and global cycling, Climatology and climatic change, Ecosystems analysis, Biogeophysics, Methods of environmental analysis, GIS with a specialisation in environmental questions, Remote sensing with a specialisation in environmental questions, Geomorphology.

The courses in the Master´s programme are given in English.

Eligibility: Bachelor´s degree representing 180 higher education credits in scientific or technical subjects. When a student is accepted into the programme s/he is guaranteed a place on all courses on condition that s/he fulfils the particular entry requirements for each course.

Job Market: The programme leads to several different professional roles. These could be, for instance, work with climate and water issues, nature conservation planning in a local authority, foreign aid work, EU related issues, handling of data and development of analytical methods.

For more information visit the programmes website:


Level: Master

Credits: 120 higher education credits

Course period: Autumn

Language of instruction: English

Please refer to the program homepage.

Course curriculum
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Last update: 9/26/2012

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