This course deals with theories in science, research methodology and the development of the subject Earth Science. You will learn scientific writing, to conduct a critical review and how to create scientific illustrations and posters. In addition you will conduct a subject specialisation, which focuses on the direction of your planned bachelor thesis. This work should include a thorough literature review and the writing of the introduction of your thesis.

Language of instruction



Lena Åkerblom

Course Responsible

Krister Jansson


Spring term 2020, IT-distance, Study tempo 50%.
Autumn term 2020, IT-distance, Study tempo 50%.
Spring term 2021, IT-distance, Study tempo 50%


Competence equivalent to at least 120 ECTS credits in Earth sciences, that must include Tellus III (GG4034) or equivalent knowledge.


Application period for spring term: 15 September until 15 October.
Application period for autumn term: 15 March until 15 April.

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Tuition fees only concern citizens outside the EU, EES and Switzerland.