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Environmental Science and Policy

University of California, Irvine (UCI)

48 months
Duration
41196 USD/year
41196 USD/year
11442 USD/year
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About

Students in the Environmental Science and Policy program at theUniversity of California, Irvine (UCI) will learn environmental problem solving by linking an understanding of natural science with socioeconomic factors and public policy.

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Overview

Global Climate Change. Oil Spills. Drought and Water Supply. Topics such as these illustrate the continuing need for environmental professionals with training in the natural sciences.

The curriculum combines a quantitative understanding of environmental science, chemistry, and biology with law, policy, and economics to provide a foundation for careers in environmental policy, resource management, education, environmental law, urban and environmental design and related fields.

Opportunities

Students in the Environmental Science and Policy program at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) will have a solid foundation to recognize the impacts of human activities on the environment, and in turn the impacts of environmental change on society. 

Students will understand the mechanisms by which key institutions, policies, and regulations impact ecosystems and the physical environment.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Earth System Chemistry
  • Earth System Biology
  • Earth System Physics
  • Sustainable Energy Systems
  • Sustainable Food and Water Systems
  • Data Analysis for Earth Sciences
  • Careers in Earth System Science

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3.4

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Two years of history — One year of world or European history, cultures and geography, and one year of U.S. history or one half-year of U.S. history and one half-year of American government or civics 
  • Four years of English 
  • Three years of mathematics (four years recommended) — Must include algebra, geometry, and advanced algebra 
  • Two years of science (three years recommended) — Must include two years of laboratory science, however additional years can include a range of disciplines such as: applied science, engineering, computer science, and other integrated science courses.
  • Two years of a language other than English (three years recommended) — The second year or higher of the same language must be completed to fulfill this requirement 
  • One year of visual and performing arts — A yearlong course chosen from the following disciplines: dance, drama/theater, music, visual art, or interdisciplinary arts
  • One year of college-preparatory electives

Tuition Fee

  • International

    41196 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 41196 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    41196 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 41196 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    11442 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11442 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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