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BACHELORS

Environmental Science for Sustainable Energy and Technology

Avans University of Applied Sciences
Breda, Netherlands
Full-time
€8,198.00/year
983 Points
Duration
4 Years
Language
English
Start date
Sep 2021

Program Description

The planet needs problem-solvers. The Environmental Science for Sustainable Energy and Technology programme will transform you into an ambitious environmental professional with a BSc degree.

A municipality wants to be carbon-neutral by 2040. As part of a consultancy team, you find ways to reduce the energy consumption and implement sustainable energy sources. You research solar panel yields and develop strategies to reuse CO2 for efficient food crop growth. Your solutions are financially viable and accepted by both industry and public, taking into consideration future developments, techniques and policies.

ESSET (Milieukunde) was voted one of the best environmental sciences bachelor's degrees by Keuzegids Hbo 2021.

Specialisations:
Sustainable Energy & Resource Recovery
Water management, Ecology & Climate Change
Minor Disruptive Events
Minor Biobased Technology and Business Development

Entry Requirements

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Education
High School Diploma (or equivalent)
14
English Level
IELTS
6
or
TOEFL (paper based)
550
or
TOEFL (internet based)
80
or
TOEIC
670
Required Documents
Certified Copy of the English Certification
ID Certified Copy
Passport Certified Copy
Interview
Certified Copy of the High School Diploma (Apolytirion from General Lyceum)
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Notes:

Information about requirements:

  • A Higher General Secondary Education level with science profile (chemistry and mathematics) - Additional knowledge of science subjects like biology and physics is preferred.
  • Interviews are conducted via Skype or telephone.

Other accepted English qualifications:

  • TOEFL computer based: 213
  • Cambridge English grades and scale: FCE-Grade B scale 173-175, FCE-Grade C scale 169-172
  • CEFR: B2

Curriculum

Year 1

Environmental chemistry I

Laboratory skills I

Study supervision & self-development

Project: Carbon management

Applied mathematics

Introduction to environmental sciences

Intercultural communication

Laboratory skills II

Project: Water quality

Cell biology

Writing skills

Water treatment

Calculus

Project: Residues2Resources

Microbiology

Environmental chemistry II

Sustainable energy

Presentation skills

Microbiology practical

Ecology

Fieldwork

Project: Air quality

Introduction to policy analysis/Inleiding bestuursrecht

Air pollution

Bio-Organic chemistry

Year 2

Climate change

Study supervision & self-development

Project: Soil quality

Physical transport phenomena

Geographical information systems (GIS)

Soil science

Sustainability and Society

Investment decisions

Lifecycle analysis

Project: Resource management in circular economy

Water management

Preparation for internship

Environmental technology

Environmental impact assessment

Environmental dynamic modelling

Semester project: Climate resilient cities or Zero emission factory

Writing skills 2

International environmental law/omgevingsrecht

Ecotoxicology

Statistics

Year 3

Internship

Track-specific environmental consultancy specialisation

Year 4

Biobased Technology and Business Development minor or Environmental geography minor or Individual profile minor (exchange)

Graduation project

Careers

  • Consultant
  • Policy development officer in a government agency
  • Environmental licensing officer in a government agency
  • Environment-Health-Safety Officer
  • Water Board enforcement officer
  • Junior Engineer
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