Marine geology – degree project

Master degree – 30/45/60 credits
Course code GG9107/GG9108/GG9109
Start Fall/Spring term period 1
Language: English

The independent work aims at giving insight into and experience of scientific work within marine geoscience. Planning, analyses and interpretations of the scientific task form a central part. Literature search, scientific report writing and oral presentations of the research results in seminars will be trained.
The course provides knowledge and experience both for further academic studies and for employment in industry and the public sector.


Course Director
Martin JakobssonMartin Jakobsson
Department of Geological Sciences

Stockholm University
106 91 Stockholm


Admission requirements

This course requires a bachelor degree in geoscience, with at least 30 credits in courses within Marine geoscience, where Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology I or Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology II must be included. English B or comparable.


Contact the department – Elisabeth Däcker



The course is given each term and can be started and ended any time during the term.

Together with the supervisor/s, the student establishes a project description which needs to be approved by the responsible professor.

Course literature

will be based on scientific articles and reports and will be provided by the supervisor/s and searched for by the student.


Examination includes both a written report and oral presentation of a scientific work in Marine Geology, and assessment of experimental and/or field-related skills.

See also Syllabus.
Department of Geological Sciences
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