GEO4013 – Field excursion in Physical Geography and Hydrology
Schedule, syllabus and examination date
A scientific excursion or field course in geosciences at master's level, which is related to one or more study disciplines at the Section for Physical Geography and Hydrology. You have to prepare and work with a given theme, and make an oral presentation during the excursion/field course. After the excursion/field course, a written, extensive essay must be submitted. Destination and date of the excursion/field course will vary. Duration of excursion/field course will normally be 5-10 days.
After completing this course, the student
- Has insight into field-based themes within geosciences, with focus on physical geography and hydrology
- Can apply geosciences in practice
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You have to be admitted to the M.Sc. programme in Geosciences to take this course.
Formal prerequisite knowledge
- 5 credits overlap with GEO4010 – Introduction to a master study in geosciences (discontinued)
- 5 credits overlap with GEO4011 – Field Course in Basin Analysis
Preparatory lectures/meetings, and excursion/field exercise.
Attendance at the first lecture is compulsory. Students who fail to meet, are considered to have withdrawn from the course unless they have previously given notice to the Studies administration, email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
To attend the field trip/excursion it is required that the following course is passed:
You will need to provide documentation that you have passed HMS0504 when you attend the field trip/excursion.
As the teaching involves laboratory and/or field work, you should consider taking out a separate travel and personal risk insurance. Read about your insurance cover as a student.
Oral presentation, participation in field excursion, and 1-2 written field reports.
Language of examination
In this course any written exam questions or assignment questions may be available in English only.
Grades are awarded on a pass/fail scale. Read more about the grading system.
Explanations and appeals
Resit an examination
Students who can document a valid reason for absence from the regular examination are offered a postponed examination at the beginning of the next semester.
Re-scheduled examinations are not offered to students who withdraw during, or did not pass the original examination.
Special examination arrangements
Application form, deadline and requirements for special examination arrangements.