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Environment and Society, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #387 (QS) Christchurch, New Zealand
The Environment and Society programme at Lincoln University Canterbury allows students who have concerns about the major, often global, social and environmental challenges of today’s world to learn the critical skills to understand and confront those challenges and create, promote, and extend positive societal change.
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Overview

Tackle the big issues around how we live together on the one planet, and gain a broad skill set and the essential knowledge for making a positive difference to your community, place, and world.

Education

Students in the Environment and Society programme at Lincoln University Canterbury have the chance to encounter diverse perspectives, such as historical, psychological, sociological, geographical and philosophical, and become graduates with wide ranging critical thinking skills which are in high demand with employers.

With global social, environmental, and indigenous issues looming ever-larger, the need for appropriately skilled, critical thinkers with a broad, multi- and interdisciplinary understanding is growing rapidly. The BES equips graduates to tackle the big issues and to be part of the solution.”

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Land, People and Economies
  • Society, Culture and Environment
  • Introduction to New Zealand Government and Public Policy
  • Sustainable Futures
  • Research Methods

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    60

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • NCEA level 3 (i.e. a minimum of 60 credits at level 3 or above plus 20 credits at level 2 or above); and
  • A minimum of 14 credits at level 3 or higher in each of three approved subjects; and
  • Literacy – 5 reading credits and 5 writing credits at Level 2 or higher from standards on the NZQA list of university entrance literacy standards; and
  • Numeracy – 10 credits from standards on the NZQA list of numeracy standards

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16307 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16307 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    3719 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3719 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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  • National students: 6500 NZD
  • International students: 28500 NZD

Living costs for Christchurch

  • 1300 - 2000 NZD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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