Course description

The purpose of the course is to give the student knowledge of and experience with field and laboratory methods used in environmental studies. After completion of the course the student is expected to be able to - describe the sampling and analytical methods used as well as the critical steps and sources of error for these - evaluate, interpret, compile and present data and results - understand and discuss the environmental processes involved in the particular problem investigated.
The sampling and analytical techniques used in the course can vary between years depending on the specific environmental problem being addressed.
The course is comprised of field and laboratory work, lectures, seminars, exercises, and discussions.

Special eligibility requirements

Bachelor’s degree whereof 90 ECTS credits should be in one natural science subject. English B/English 6 or equivalent.


Markus Meili

Phone +46 8 674 7217


Student counsellors

Environmental Science
Miljö- och hälsoskydd

Frida Edberg

Analytical Chemistry
Environmental Chemistry

Carl-Johan Högberg
Paula Jokela