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Ecology, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

You’ll do both lab work and fieldwork, with courses focusing on specific ecosystems, such as the agroecology of Simon’s Rock Community Garden and the aquatic ecology of local ponds, streams, and the majestic Hudson River.

Related Career Paths

Ecology students at Bard College at Simon's Rock with a concentration in ecology may enter into such fields as environmental conservation, environmental management, ecological consultancy, and education.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

  • This series of courses is an introduction to the theory and practice of political ecology through applied work that focuses on particular topics. 
  • Political ecology, a growing discipline with roots in the fields of cultural ecology and political economy, is the study of how political and economic forces affect the utilization of natural resources in the world’s most powerful “core” areas and in the geographically and often politically marginalized “peripheries.” 
  • In this course the instructor and the students engage in collaborative research and writing.

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

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