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  1. Nature and Environmental Science, B.Sc

    Knowledge, ability and skillsAt the conclusion of the program, the student can demonstrate knowledge, skills and ability as stated below:Knowledge and Understanding: On successful completion of the NA-EN Program a graduate from Natural History Stream should demonstrate knowledge and understanding as follows: A1: Basic relevant chemistry & mathematics: A2: Knowledge and understanding of key elements in natural systems and the interactions between these. A3: An intergraded understanding of the fundamentals of living systems and their interactions with their physical environment. A4: The structure and function of organisms, including key molecular, genetic and physiological processes. A5: Knowledge and understanding of key ecological processes and factors that characterize arctic ecosystems, with special reference to Icelandic ecosystems. A6: Appropriate practical scientific and conservation methods and approaches: observation, experimentation, modelling; and techniques used in their analysis. A7: Understanding how knowledge on natural history can be used in nature conservation and management, policy and planning. On successful completion of the NA-EN Program a graduate from Natural Resource Stream should demonstrate knowledge and skills as follows: A1: Basic relevant chemistry & mathematics: A2: Knowledge and understanding of key elements in natural systems and the interactions between these. A3: An intergraded understanding of the fundamentals of living systems a ...

    Provider NameLBHI

    Category: Learning Opportunities Location: Iceland
  2. Geography, BS

    DefinitionA three-year theoretical and practical programme of study at the Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences of the University of Iceland. It provides 180 credit ECTS units and qualifies for the degree of baccalaureus scientiarum, BS. Entrance requirements are a student examination from a secondary school. Knowledge, ability and skillsUpon completion of the studies, the student should be able to demonstrate knowledge, ability and skills as follows: 1. Knowledge and understanding1.1. The student has good knowledge of the basics of geography, which relate to human-environment relationships1.2. The student knows basic ideas and theories about the origins and subsequent history of the Earth and its ecosystems.1.3. The student knows and understands theories about the significance of space and place for the development of nature and of society. 1.4. The student knows the diverse scientific approaches that are used in geography.1.5. The student knows the methods used in the discipline for collecting data about nature and society, and for the analysis of these data.1.6. The student is acquainted with the collection, presentation and use of geographical data, i.e. with maps and geographical information systems. 2. Practical ability and skills2.1. The student is able to plan and carry out research on topics related to nature and society, to organise sampling, perform experiments, carry out surveys and interviews. 2.2. The student is able to use appropriate software in ...

    Provider NameHI

    Category: Learning Opportunities Location: Iceland
  3. Ecological Modelling, Doctorate

    Knowledge: On completion of the study program the student shall be able to: Demonstrate a deep and thorough knowledge in a chosen specialised area of ecological modelling which is the subject of active research. The student understands the place of his/her specialised subject within the general research field of ecological modelling and knows its connections with other specialised areas. Contribute to new knowledge by extending ecological models and adapting models from other fields. Discuss recent research in ecological modelling. Skills: On completion of the study program the student shall: Have full mastery over a chosen specialised area of ecological modelling. Be able to use computer software and statistical methods to solve general ecological modelling projects. Competence: On completion of the study program the student shall be able to: Use scientific reasoning at a level including the development of new model formulations, and explain these to scholars and a general audience. Derive and communicate to scholars the foundations of new modelling approaches. Demonstrate independent, broad-minded and critical thinking, and innovative statistical modelling approaches in solving ecological problems. ...

    Provider NameHI

    Category: Learning Opportunities Location: Iceland
  4. Physics, BS

    Type of knowledgeThe student should have acquired extensive knowledge and understanding of basic physics. The student has been introduced to recent findings in physics. Knowledge, ability and skillsOn completion of his studies the student should be able to demonstrate knowledge, ability and skills as follows: 1. Knowledge and understanding1.1. The student has knowledge of the principal sub-disciplines of physics: Newtonian mechanics, electromagnetism, thermodynamics, statistical physics, basics of special relativity, quantum mechanics and principles of experimental instrumentation.1.2. The student has basic knowledge of atoms, optics, condensed matter physics, and nuclear and particle physics.1.3. The student has good working knowledge of mathematics and its application in physics. He/she has knowledge of linear algebra, mathematical analysis in one and several dimensions, ordinary and partial differential equations, complex analysis, Fourier analysis, numerical analysis, and basic probability and statistics.1.4. The student has understanding of the experimental foundation of physics and its development through the interaction of experiments and models.1.5. The student is acquainted with the methodology and approximations used in physics: observations, experiments and models, and how they are interlinked. The student has good understanding of data analysis. 2. Practical ability and skills2.1. The student is able to set up simple experiments in the laboratory.2.2. The student is able to use basic laboratory equi ...

    Provider NameHI

    Category: Learning Opportunities Location: Iceland
  5. Geology (prior curriculum), BS

    DefinitionA three-year theoretical and practical programme of study at the Faculty of Earth Sciences, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences of the University of Iceland. It provides 180 credit ECTS units and qualifies for the degree of baccalaureus scientiarum, BS. Entrance requirements are a student examination from a secondary school which must include at least 21 credits in mathematics and a total of 30 credits in science, at least 6 credits in physics, 6 in chemistry and 6 in biology. Type of knowledgeThe student should have acquired extensive knowledge and understanding in one or more specialized areas of geology. The scope of knowledge shall cover the most recent findings in geology.Knowledge, ability and skillsOn completion of his/her studies the student should be able to demonstrate knowledge, ability and skills as follows: 1. Knowledge and understanding1.1. The student has knowledge of the basic principles of mathematics, physics and chemistry relevant to geology.1.2. The student has knowledge of the various ideas and theories regarding Earth's origin, formation, morphology and history.1.3. The student has good knowledge of the key processes active on earth, and understands the interaction between processes and formation.1.4. The student has understanding of the appropriate scientific approaches and technical methods used in geology: observations in the field, experiments and modelling, as well as methods used in the analysis of data and in some experimental results.1.5. The student is acquainted ...

    Provider NameHI

    Category: Learning Opportunities Location: Iceland
  6. Geophysics, MS

    Definition A two-year theoretical and practical programme of studies at level 4 in geophysics at the Faculty of Earth Sciences, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences of the University of Iceland. The programme provides 120 ECTS units of credit and qualifies for the degree of magister scientiarum, MS. The entrance requirements are a BS degree in physics or a comparable qualification, usually completed with the marks 6.5 or higher. The scope of the research project shall be 60 ECTS units. The MS degree provides access to third cycle doctorate studies. Type of knowledge The student possesses significant understanding of problems and subjects, based on the most recent information and research in the field of geophysics. The student has acquired knowledge by attending courses and carrying out research in a specific area of geophysics. Knowledge ability and skills On completion of the masters degree the student should have fulfilled the following criteria in addition to those fulfilled at the previous level: 1. Knowledge and understanding1.1. The student has brodened and deepened his knowledge of a selected subject area within geophysics and has acquired systematic understanding of the most recent knowledge within that area and the research methods used. 1.2. The student has acquired deeper knowledge of the application of geophysics in his area of expertise. 1.3. The student is able to use his knowledge and understanding in a professional manner within his field of expertise. 1.4. The student has acquired the a ...

    Provider NameHI

    Category: Learning Opportunities Location: Iceland
  7. Geology, MS

    Definition A two-year theoretical and practical programme of studies at level 4 in geology in Faculty of Earth Sciences, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences of the University of Iceland. The programme provides 120 ECTS units of credit and qualifies for the degree of magister scientiarum, MS. The entrance requirements are a BS degree in geology or a comparable qualification, usually completed with the marks 6.5 or higher. The scope of the research project shall be 60 ECTS units. The MS degree provides access to third cycle doctorate studies. Type of knowledge The student possesses significant understanding of problems and subjects, based on the most recent information and research in the field of geology.The student has acquired knowledge by attending courses and carrying out research in a specific area of geology. Knowledge ability and skills On completion of the masters degree the student should have fulfilled the following criteria in addition to those fulfilled at the previous level: 1. Knowledge and understanding1.1. The student has broadened and deepened his/her knowledge of a selected subject area within geology and has acquired systematic understanding of the most recent knowledge within that area and the research methods used. 1.2. The student has acquired deeper knowledge of the application of geology in his/her area of expertise. 1.3. The student is able to use his/her knowledge and understanding in a professional manner within his/her field of expertise. 1.4. The student has acquired the abil ...

    Provider NameHI

    Category: Learning Opportunities Location: Iceland
  8. Geology, Doctorate

    Definition A three-year theoretical or experimental research-based postgraduate programme of studies in geology at the Faculty of Earth Sciences, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, University of Iceland. The programme provides at least 180 ECTS units of credit and qualifies for the degree of philosophiae doctor, PhD. Entrance requirements are a research-based MS degree or a comparable qualification. The scope of the research project shall be 180 ECTS units. Doctoral studies are governed by special Faculty regulations. Type of knowledge The student possesses knowledge and understanding acquired from research carried out on an individual basis. The student's research findings shall contribute in a significant way to the development of the relevant field of study. The student shall have initiated new knowledge, and its interpretation, with research which measures up to reviews and critique of other scholars in the relevant field. Knowledge, ability and skills On completion of doctoral studies the student should have fulfilled the following criteria in addition to those fulfilled at the former level: 1. Knowledge and understanding1.1. The student has acquired extensive and deep understanding of the main theories, principles, concepts and the most recent findings within a selected area of geology. The knowledge is more in-depth than acquired at previous levels. 1.2. The student has adopted an original and critical way of thinking in his/her area of research and is able to put forward an ...

    Provider NameHI

    Category: Learning Opportunities Location: Iceland
  9. Geophysics, Doctorate

    Definition A three-year theoretical or experimental research-based postgraduate programme of studies in geophysics at the Faculty of Earth Sciences, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, University of Iceland. The programme provides at least 180 ECTS units of credit and qualifies for the degree of philosophiae doctor, PhD. Entrance requirements are a research-based MS degree or a comparable qualification. The scope of the research project shall be 180 ECTS units. Doctoral studies are governed by special Faculty regulations. Type of knowledge The student possesses knowledge and understanding acquired from research carried out on an individual basis. The student's research findings shall contribute in a significant way to the development of the relevant field of study. The student shall have initiated new knowledge, and its interpretation, with research which measures up to reviews and critique of other scholars in the relevant field. Knowledge, ability and skills On completion of doctoral studies the student should have fulfilled the following criteria in addition to those fulfilled at the former level: 1. Knowledge and understanding1.1. The student has acquired extensive and deep understanding of the main theories, principles, concepts and the most recent findings within a selected area of geophysics. The knowledge is more in-depth than acquired at previous levels. 1.2. The student has adopted an original and critical way of thinking in his/her area of research and is able to put forw ...

    Provider NameHI

    Category: Learning Opportunities Location: Iceland
  10. Geophysics, BS

    Definition A three-year theoretical and practical programme of study at the Faculty of Earth Sciences, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences of the University of Iceland. It provides 180 credit ECTS units and qualifies for the degree of baccalaureus scientiarum, BS. Entrance requirements are a matriculation exam from a secondary school which must include at least 21 credits in mathematics and a total of 30 credits in science, at least 6 credits in physics, 6 in chemistry and 6 in biology. Type of knowledge The student should have acquired extensive knowledge and understanding of basic classical physics and basic geophysics. The student has been introduced to recent findings in geophysics. Knowledge, ability and skills On completion of his studies the student should be able to demonstrate knowledge, ability and skills as follows: 1. Knowledge and understanding1.1. The student has knowledge of the principal sub-diciplines of classical physics: Newtonian mechanics, electromagnetism, thermodynamics and principles of experimental instrumentation.1.2. The student has basic knowledge of quantum mechanics, continuum mechanics, heat transfer, and the physics of the atmosphere. Students studying solid earth geophysics have basic knowledge of general geology. Students studying meteorology have basic knowledge of meteorology, climate and oceanography.1.3. The student has good working knowlegde of mathematics and its application in physics. He/she has knowledge of linear algebra, mathematical analysis in one and severa ...

    Provider NameHI

    Category: Learning Opportunities Location: Iceland

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