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Environmental and Sustainability Studies, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Pittsfield, MA, United States
The Environment and Sustainability Studies concentration at Bard College at Simon's Rock offers students the opportunity to explore a wide range of environmental issues—ranging from climate change, peak oil, and renewable energy to invasive species, extinction, and globalization—from a variety of perspectives, both in the classroom and in the field. 
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Overview

Through the Environmental and Sustainability Studies curriculum at Bard College at Simon's Rock and supplemental work in other disciplines, students begin to prepare themselves to engage in environmental problem solving in a complex and rapidly changing society where increasing demands on the environment threaten sustainability. 

Learning outcomes

The program draws on such disciplines as biology, ecology, the social sciences, ethics, and literature.

Students with a concentration in environment sustainability studies may enter into fields such as social activism, education, government, law, business, research and journalism.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Natural Sciences
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Political Dimension of Environmental Studies

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    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

  • Start Application
  • Complete Application
  • Submit Additional Items and Interview
  • Supporting Documentation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    55592 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 55592 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    55292 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 55292 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Pittsfield

  • 912 - 1890 USD/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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