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Compare MSc Programs in Geographic Sciences in Sweden 2019

Msc stands for Master of Science. It is a postgraduate educational master's degree given by universities in a wide number of nations. The degree is typically studied for in the sciences and occasionally in the social sciences.

In geographic sciences courses and programs, students have the chance to explore the physical aspects of the planet and atmosphere, the effects of human activity, resource use and the technologies used in analyzing these aspects.

Top MScs in Geographic Sciences in Sweden 2019

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Lund University

This programme explores the molecular structures and functional mechanisms of a large number of proteins. Understanding proteins is central to understanding and solving b ... [+]

Understanding proteins is central to understanding and solving both medical and biochemistry related problems on the molecular level. This programme explores the molecular structures and functional mechanisms of a large number of proteins. Graduates from the programme will master methods of cloning, expression and purification of proteins, and a number of specialised techniques for analysing proteins. They will also be able to use and understand primary scientific publications and have the ability to independently plan, carry out and critically evaluate experiments.

In the first year, students follow advanced courses in biochemistry, protein chemistry andmolecular biophysics. In the second year, they choose Master’s degree project or projects in the fieldsmentioned above, which can be carried out at the University or in a company with a relevant research profile.... [-]

Sweden Lund
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Lund University

Geo-information science and earth observation for environmental modelling and management are essential for development issues all around the world. Knowledge and skills i ... [+]

*Note that this is a European Joint Master's Programme

Geo-information science and earth observation for environmental modelling and management are essential for development issues all around the world. Spatial data, such as maps and global databases, as well as satellite imagery, play a central role in the search for reliable environmental information for scenario studies and viable policies. Knowledge and skills in this field will, therefore, continue to be crucial for industry, government and NGOs. The programme runs for 22 months and is taught by world-class faculties in five countries: Iceland, the UK, Sweden, Poland and the Netherlands. While spending time in at least two of the five countries and studying in a multicultural environment, you will gain valuable insights into the academic, social and cultural diversity of Northern and Central Europe. On graduation, you will receive a multiple MSc degree from the consortium universities. There is a great demand for Geo-information Science and Earth Observation for Environmental Modelling and Management (GEM) graduates in the international arena. A large number of the GEM graduates are accepted in PhD degree programmes. The programme has been running for 10 years and more than 120 students have graduated.... [-]

Sweden Lund
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Lund University

The main areas of study included in the programme are urban, social and landscape geography, economic geography and political ecology. The scope of the subject is such th ... [+]

Human Geography covers a wide range of topics – from environmental and landscape changes to planetary urbanisation and economic crises. The scope of the subject is such that it will give you an excellent scientific base that can easily be combined with other academic subjects.

The Master’s programme in Human Geography aims to provide students with:

knowledge of the development of theories in human geography and their relations to theories in other social and environmental sciences understanding of the spatial dimensions of social, economic, cultural and environmental processes and their importance for welfare and living conditions in various geographical contexts skills in methods and the use of advanced tools to analyse the complex relations between development processes on local, regional, national and global scales competence to carry out scientific investigations, analyses and advanced planning related to political, economic, social and environmental issues in an increasingly complex world ... [-]
Sweden Lund
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Lund University

This Master's programme enables you to gain first hand theoretical and practical skills in complex issues and technical systems within the area of environmental sciences, ... [+]

This programme enables you to gain first hand theoretical and practical skills in complex issues and technical systems within the area of environmental sciences, physical geography and climate change. You will gain in-depth knowledge of environmental and climate systems, global environmental issues and global cycling, climatology and climatic change, ecosystems analysis, biogeophysics and geomorphology.

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), Master’s degree thesis (30), electives (15).... [-]

Sweden Lund
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Lund University

This Master's programme aims to provide you with knowledge in spatial analysis for environmental applications. It includes studies in geographical information systems (GI ... [+]

Geomatics involves the acquisition, management and analysis of phenomena with a spatial reference. Spatial analysis finds applications in many areas, such as health, the environment, urban planning, geology, archaeology and agronomy. This programme aims to provide you with knowledge in spatial analysis for environmental applications. It includes studies in geographical information systems (GIS), remote sensing and physical geography. Models and theories for understanding the Earth’s climate and ecosystems are integrated with knowledge for collecting environmental information using remote sensing, storing the information in databases and theories behind GIS.

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Sweden Lund
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Lund University

This Master's programme covers nearly all aspects of geology, from minerals and rocks to glacial geology, sediments, climatic changes and the evolution of life. There are ... [+]

The programme covers nearly all aspects of geology, from minerals and rocks to glacial geology, sediments, climatic changes and the evolution of life. It aims to provide students with a wide range of geological knowledge, exposure to areas at the cutting-edge of research and a thorough understanding of the practical applications of geology.

There are two specialisations: Bedrock Geology and Quaternary Geology. Three or four courses in either specialisation, combined with an elective course, are normally studied during the first year. A Master’s degree project (45 ECTS credits) is compulsory in the second year.

One of many attractions of the Department of Geology is the vast array of in-house research equipment that complements teaching. All students undertake their lectures and practical sessions in well-equipped lecture halls and teaching laboratories within the department building. Fieldwork is an essential part of the practical work and there are excursions of between one day and one week. These are held at a variety of locations and are a major feature of the programme. In the final year, students generally undertake projects in many of the research laboratories. Computing and workstation facilities underpin many aspects of our teaching and research. Students have access to all library resources at the department, which includes electronic journals.... [-]

Sweden Lund
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Lund University

This is an Internet-based distance learning programme in which you learn how to analyse and model spatial phenomena, focusing on natural resources, using GIS (Geographica ... [+]

This is an Internet-based distance learning programme in which you learn how to analyse and model spatial phenomena, focusing on natural resources, using GIS (Geographical Information Systems) and remote sensing. The aim is to offer you a flexible and comprehensive training in GIS, remote sensing and environmental modelling. All courses are provided over the Internet, including text, audio and video lectures, email contact, forums and Skype correspondence with specialised academic staff. You can adopt the learning methods that work best for you and choose your own pace of study for any given semester. The course offers hands-on training using up-to-date software and affords the opportunity to achieve deep theoretical understanding, as well as excellent technical skills, of e.g. GIS, remote sensing, spatial programming, SDI, database management, cartography and environmental modelling. The programme runs 22 months and is taught by world-class faculties in Sweden (Lund University) and the Netherlands (University of Twente).... [-]

Sweden Lund
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
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EIT RawMaterials Academy EMerald

The EMerald Master programme was created to answer the urgent need expressed by the European Union to create a resource efficient Europe. As the EU recognised the importa ... [+]

Awarded the EIT Label in 2016

The Challenge

The EMerald Master programme was created to answer the urgent need expressed by the European Union to create a resource efficient Europe. As the EU recognised the importance of mineral and metal resources in our modern economy, it also realised that the raw materials industries were facing a critical skills shortage.

The EMerald Master programme aims to train a new generation of engineers with an entrepreneurial mindset and a global vision of the value chain, putting the extraction of mineral and metal resources at the beginning of a circle which ends by collecting end-of-life products and recovering valuable materials out of the urban mines (circular economy). Therefore, the Master course will focus on two aspects:... [-]

Sweden Luleå
2 years
Campus