• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
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The BSc Environmental Science programme at Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University combines biology, chemistry, mathematical and statistical methods and earth sciences into one subject. Specialized teams of experts work in biogeochemistry and environmental chemistry; soil, plant and invertebrate ecology; and physical geography and geomorphology.

You will learn to apply problem-solving skills to some of the greatest challenges facing humanity today. Furthermore, you will gain field skills through participating in international field trips in coastal and mountain environments, learning about surveying and interviewing key community stakeholders.


Graduates from this programme will be well-prepared for positions such as environmental consultant, governmental policy maker, environmental impact assessment specialist, laboratory scientist, geographic information systems analyst, ecosystem restoration engineer, environmental education officer, green technology specialist, nature conservation officer, waste management officer and waste quality scientist.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    For Mainland China applicants: 30 JuneFor international applicants and applicants from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan: 15 July

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      Three or four years.

  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biodiversity of Animals, Plants & Microbes
  • Research and GIS Skills
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Ecology and Conservation
  • Aquatic Field Skills.
  • Dynamic Landscapes
  • Environmental Pollution.

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.

General Requirements

We welcome applications from high-quality candidates in all subjects with appropriate high school or equivalent qualifications. Students will normally be expected to have a high standing in their high school performance with a minimum ‘B’ average in all subjects as well as relevant subjects.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11020 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11020 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    11020 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11020 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

RMB 88,000 per academic year

Living costs for Suzhou

  • 3000 - 5500 CNY/month
    Living Costs

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


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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