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Petrogenesis

The course focus on the application of geochemistry, isotope geology, thermodynamics and numerical modeling to the study of igneous and metamorphic petrogenesis. This is an advanced course on igneous and metamorphic petrology.

Information for admitted students Spring 2021

Congratulations! You have been admitted at Stockholm University and we hope that you will enjoy your studies with us.

In order to ensure that your studies begin as smoothly as possible we have compiled a short checklist for the beginning of the semester.

Follow the instructions on wether you have to reply to your offer or not.
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Checklist for admitted students

  1. Activate your university account

    The first step in being able to register and gain access to all the university's IT services.

  2. Register at your department

    Registration can be done in different ways. Read the instructions from your department below.

  3. Read all the information on this page

    Here you will find what you need to know before your course or programme starts.

IMPORTANT

Your seat may be withdrawn if you do not register according to the instructions provided by your department.

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On this page you will shortly find information on registration, learning platform, etc.

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Stockholm University organises a series of welcome activities that stretch over a few weeks at the beginning of each semester. The programme is voluntary (attendance is optional) and includes Arrival Service at the airport and an Orientation Day, see more details about these events below.
Your department may also organise activities for welcoming international students. More information will be provided by your specific department. 

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Course period spring 2021: The course is read entirely by distance and at a pace that suits you. After you have been formally accepted, you will receive a welcome letter with specific information about deadlines (incorrect study period in the right column).

For more information see the course webpage.

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  • Course structure

    Assessment

    Is based on a written/oral assessment at the end of the course. Assessment criteria are:

    A = Excellent
    B = Very good
    C = Good
    D = Satisfactory
    E = Sufficient
    Fx = Insufficient
    F = Entirely insufficient

    The assessment criteria will be outlined at the start of the course. To pass the course, a minimum grade E is necessary.

  • Course literature

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

    J. D. Winter, 2013
    Principles of igneous and metamorphic petrology
    Pearson New International Edition
    ISBN10: 1292021535
    ISBN13: 9781292021539

    or

    A.R. Philpotts och J.J. Ague, 2009
    Principles of Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology
    ISBN10: 0521880068
    ISBN13: 9780521880060

  • Contact

    Alasdair SkeltonProfessor of Geochemistry and petrology
    Alasdair Skelton
    alasdair.skelton@geo.su.se
    +46 (0)8 16 47 50 | Room: R425