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SK182N Internet course: Environmental Science. Physics and Applications 6.0 cr

This course gives basic knowledge about the Greenhouse effect and the radiation from the Sun. The course shows how man affects the environment, the effects behind Global warming and how this influences the levels of the oceans.


It also discusses physical models regarding radiation such as the Planck radiation law, the absorption of radiation in the atmosphere, and the constituencies of the atmosphere. Ozone plays an important role as a protection for the UV-radiation from the Sun.

Application and user account

Students apply for the course through the national website for higher education

Read more about the requirements for the course in the official course information. You will find the link to the official course information to the right.

All our courses have a flexible study pace, that you can choose when you have received an RCN-account for the course. Formal admission and registration to the course, however, takes place on the course date you have signed up for. It is possible to start the course and do tests before the course date, but the results will not be registered until the course date. Please make sure that the account and notification are for the same course date.

In addition to notification you need to obtain an user account for the course.

If you already have an account at RCN/MATH.SE, you still need to fill in the user account of the course, and use the same log in information. If you have forgotten these, please contact the technical support.

To apply for admission, please fill out the application form below. It is required that you meet course eligibility requirements. Assuming you have been admitted and started the course you will receive a course registration. Course registration is required for your results to be reported.

Weeks Application code Application on Course account
36-44 HT_10065 Application closed *
45-03 HT_10064 Application closed *

* You will be contacted by a personal email closer to the course start with info on how to create a course account