• Application Deadline
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With the rapid development of global economy, industry and cities, human activities bring along many serious environmental issues such as ecological habitat destruction, climate change, pollution of air, water and soil, overexploitation of natural resources, and extinction of species etc., these environmental problems seriously threaten the sustainable development of human and the Earth.  

Environmental science allows us to understand the intricate relationship between human and nature.  It is an interdisciplinary subject that requires us to master varieties of knowledge such as sciences (including biology, chemistry, geology, statistics, mathematics, physics etc.), social sciences, and business management.  We are committed to cultivating professionals with an environmental mission.

The curriculum of Environmental Science (Hons) programme at Beijing Normal University - Hong Kong Baptist University United International College is designed to balance students' professional development in both of environmental management and environmental technology.  

Students can choose their own elective courses according to their personal interests, future goals, and employment orientation.  Through four years of systematic study, students will master the basic knowledge and skills of Environmental Science, including critical thinking about the causes of various environmental and ecological problems, environmental prevention and control technologies, ecological protection planning, environmental impact assessment, environmental management, green business management, and developing sustainable development strategies etc.

Career Prospects 

After four years of study, Environmental Science graduates have already mastered the basic theoretical knowledge as well as professional skills, they can work in environmental related fields such as environmental management, environmental planning, environmental consulting, environmental impact assessment, environmental audit, environmental monitoring, natural resource management, natural ecological protection and other positions.  

Environmental laws and regulations apply to everyone and all kinds of businesses, therefore our graduates can basically engage in management, sales and marketing, technology, scientific research and teaching in various enterprises, scientific research institutions, and universities.  In UIC, undergraduates are required to learn a wide range of knowledge and skills.  

Thus, our graduates do not necessary to limit their career development in the environmental-related industry, which means that they can also have a promising career development in any other industries.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Conservation Ecology 
  • Principles of Biology 
  • Principles of Microbiology 
  • Environmental Health and Toxicology 
  • Biology and Chemistry Laboratory 
  • Principles of Chemistry 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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:


    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.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

Mainland China Applicants:

Mainland Chinese students who have sat the P.R.C. National College Entrance Examination (NCEE) of the current year, and have met the college entrance benchmark are eligible to apply.

Overseas Applicants:

An applicant from overseas other than Hong Kong or Macau may apply for admission with qualification acceptable to the College, and will be considered on an individual basis.

  • International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • Associate Degree Student/Holder
  • Higher Diploma/Professional Diploma/Diploma Student/Holder
  • GCE Qualification
  • SAT Qualifications

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11356 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11356 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    11356 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11356 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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90,000 RMB per annum 


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