Environmental Physics, Short Course | Part time online | KTH Royal Institute of Technology | Sweden
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About

The Environmental Physics e-course offered by KTH Royal Institute of Technology covers the physics of solar energy, the carbon cycle, carbon-based, nuclear, and renewable energy, the Green-house effect, and how mankind affects the environment. 

Overview

What you will learn

By taking the Environmental Physics e-course offered by KTH Royal Institute of Technology, the student will learn to:

  • solve problems regarding the solar radiation, the Earth's carbon cycle and the Green-house effect
  • discuss the structure of the atmosphere and the biospheric radiation balance
  • perform calculations on conventional carbon-based and nuclear energy
  • explain and make estimates on renewable energy sources - solar, wind, water, and bio
  • discuss acousticcal and electromagnetic effects on the environment, various sources of pollution, as well as aspects of sustainable development of mankind

The emphasis of the course is on understanding the relevant physical principles and the ability to apply them to solving simple practical problems.

Programme Structure

The program focuses on:

  • solar energy
  • the carbon cycle
  • the Green-house effect
  • fossil-fuel energy
  • heat engines
  • nuclear power
  • fission and fusion
  • renewable energy from sun, wind, water and biosources
  • environmental pollution in air and water
  • noise and radiation
  • climate changes
  • sustainable development

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 2 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Credits

9 ECTS

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Basic eligibility for university studies.

Tuition Fee

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