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Twin Programme

Climate Science and Policy

Master's Level

Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Business, Law

15

Autumn 2019

Applicants must hold a bachelor's degree/kandidatexamen (equivalent for example a professional degree) of at least 180 ECTScredits, including a 15 ECTS credit degree paper or equivalent. Relevant background is studies within natural science, social science, health science, humanities, or engineering that relate to the environmental, social or economic aspects of sustainable development.

English

English, B1 level (Engelska 6)

The Courses

Climate Science and Policy - 15 ECTS

The course consists of three blocks: (i) the basic science on climate change, (ii) biological, geological, chemical processes, and (iii) the policy of climate change and climate change assessments.

The course provides an understanding of the processes resulting in changes amd with the state of the art in climate change modeling.

Further, methods useful in the study of climate, biological, geological and chemical processes and change related to policy and science will then be introduced.

Finally, the evolution of policies will be studied and current negotiation situation and current ideas on climate change impacts on nature and society at different levels will be discussed.

How to apply

The application for spring semester 2017 will open in September with application deadline October 15. If you are selected by your home university please ask them to nominate you to international@ffk.liu.se. All nominated students will receive an email as soon as the application form opens.

Application Procedure

When you have been selected by your home university, the application procedure will be as follows:

1. Search for courses in the course list above. Please see under "Course information and timetable" in the left hand menu before you choose your courses. Note that full-time courses at Faculty of Arts and Sciences run during four (4) periods per semester. You can choose only one full-time course for each period.

2, Check the specific requirements for each course that you want to study and make sure that you are eligible for all courses that you select.

3, Fill out the application form on-line which will open in September. The application form includes personal data, academic background, choice of courses and the period of study for your stay at Linköping University.

4, Upload the required documents:

- Transcript of records of all university education

- Proof of English*

- List of ongoing courses

- Degree certificate if applicable

All documents need to be scanned into one pdf file.

5. If you want to apply for accommodation through Linköping University make sure to cross that box on the application form. Please note that you also need to apply and sign up with other landlords and check the notice boards. Linköping University cannot guarantee accommodation.

6. Submit the form. A print-out version of your application will open for your reference.

7. Deadline for Spring semester 17 is 15 October 2016, 23.59 o´clock (UTC+2h).

8. Information and admission documents will be send during November 2016.

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Linköping University

Sweden

inköping University is a state university in Linköping, Sweden. Linköping University was granted full university status in 1975 and is now one of Sweden's larger academic institutions.

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