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Degree Project in Physical Geography and Quaternary Geology

The course consists of an individual thesis work, and you will learn to plan a larger project and conducting it using relevant methods. You will get training in collecting, process, critically examine and present your data.

An important part of the course is also to put your work in perspective with respect to current scientific discussions and knowledge. You will present your work as a written scientific thesis and during an oral presentation. 

The course is part of this four master's program:

To begin your degree project, follow the Instructions on the project plan, registration and examination

  • Course structure

    Note that the course is also offered in other scopes:

    Degree Project in Physical Geography and Quaternary Geology. 45 credits (GE9010)

    Degree Project in Physical Geography and Quaternary Geology, 60 credits (GE9011)


    The course has no modules.

    Teaching format

    Teaching consists of individual project, seminars, supervision. Supervision is only provided within the planned course time.


    For details see syllabus.

  • Course literature

    Note that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.

    The required reading is based on scientific publications and reports in the relevant subject area identified by the student through literature searches and literature provided by the principal supervisor and/or by the assistant supervisor.

  • Contact

    Contact the Coordinator for degree projects for questions concerning course information and registration.

    Coordinator for degree projects

    Study counsellor
    Maria Damberg

    Course coordinator

    Geomatic with Remote Sensing and GIS
    Ian Brown

    Hydrology, Hydrogeology and Water Resources
    Mattias Winterdahl

    Landscape Ecology
    Sara Cousins

    Polar Landscapes and Quaternary Climate
    Britta SannelE-mail: