MSc in Atmospheric Sciences and Biogeochemical Cycles

Lund University

Program Description

MSc in Atmospheric Sciences and Biogeochemical Cycles

Lund University

Programme overview

The programme is multidisciplinary and offers a versatile education in atmospheric sciences, taught by leading scientists within the field. It will provide you with in-depth 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 environmental physics, 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.

There are 14 partner universities from different Nordic countries in the consortium responsible for the programme and the intention is that you select courses from several of them to tailor your profile within the programme. Students have the opportunity to apply for a dedicated scholarship to cover travel and living costs when attending courses at partner universities in other Nordic countries.

Programme modules/courses

Courses and number of credits: Greenhouse Gases and Biogeochemical Cycles (15), Climate Change and its Impacts on the Environment (15), Ecosystem Modelling (15), Biosphere-Atmosphere Interactions (15), Global Ecosystem Dynamics (15), electives (2x15) that preferably are studied at partner universities, Master’s thesis project (30).

Career prospects

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.

Read more about this programme on www.lunduniversity.lu.se/Atmospheric-Sciences

Why Lund University?

Founded in 1666, Lund University is one of northern Europe’s oldest, broadest and finest universities. Ranked among the world's top 100 universities in the QS Rankings 2017/2018, the University is the #1 choice for international students coming to Sweden – one of the world's most innovative, creative and democratic countries.

If you want a truly global classroom experience where you can start your international network, Lund University is a great option to consider. Experience a different way of learning in a country ranked as one of the best in the world at providing higher education. Group work and informal teacher-student relationships facilitate an in-depth level of learning.

The University is located in Lund – a charming and compact university city in southern Sweden, only 35 minutes from Copenhagen. The city is famous for its vibrant student life and is home to many world-leading research facilities and international companies.

Learn more at www.lunduniversity.lu.se

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated September 29, 2017
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Sept. 2018
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2 years
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