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Earth Sciences - Earth Sciences, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months


The Earth Science B.S. is designed for students who are planning careers in environmental policy, weather forecasting, museum/planetarium management, astronomy, planetary science, and science journalism.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • The Dynamic Earth
  • Environmental Geoscience
  • The Dynamic Earth Laboratory
  • Environmental Geoscience Laboratory
  • Earth and Life History
  • Earth and Life History Laboratory
  • Introduction to Meteorology
  • Planetary Astronomy
  • Stellar and Galactic Astronomy
  • Observational Astronomy
  • Field Methods in Geology

                    English Language Requirements

                    • Minimum required score:


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                    General Requirements

                    • Completed application
                    • Non-refundable $50.00 application fee. Fee waivers are also acceptable. See your school guidance counselor for information.
                    • Official high school transcript
                    • High school class rank 
                    • SAT I or ACT scores (SAT essay not required) (scores may be sent either by the high school or The College Board) 
                    • Two letters of recommendation
                    • Personal statement
                    • Applicants must be graduates of accredited high or preparatory school or hold an equivalency diploma.

                    Tuition Fee

                    • International

                      11542 USD/year
                      Tuition Fee
                      Based on the original amount of 11542 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
                    • National

                      5288 USD/year
                      Tuition Fee
                      Based on the original amount of 5288 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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                    Living costs for New Britain

                    • 1100 - 1600 USD/month
                      Living Costs

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


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