Desert Studies - Environmental Studies, Master | Ben-Gurion University of the Negev | Beersheba, Israel
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Desert Studies - Environmental Studies

24 months
Duration
5000 USD/year
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About

The Desert Studies - Environmental Studies program is offered by the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. The innovative, multidisciplinary program in Desert Studies is structured to provide an integrated approach, offering students exceptional opportunities to pursue a combination of basic and applied research.

Overview

Education

At Desert Studies - Environmental Studies from the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, this track of study provides a unique academic perspective on the human and built environment in arid regions. The Desert Studies - Environmental Studies program is offered by the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.

Combining expertise in desert architecture and urban planning and the social sciences (sociology,anthropology, economics and policy studies), faculty and students examine the contemporary challenges of sustainable development, situating local case studies within regional and global contexts.

Programme Structure

Research Topics:

  • Architectural Design in Desert Environments
  • Urban Design in Desert Environments
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Disaster Management in Drylands
  • Pastoralism

  • Sedentarism

  • Gender and Feminism

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
85

Credits

42 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
85

Other requirements

General requirements

  • For most specializations in Desert Studies, applicants should hold a B.Sc. degree in either science or engineering from an accredited institution. For the Environmental Studies specialization, applicants should hold a B.Sc., a B.A., or a B.Arch. degree from an accredited institution.
  • A TOEFL score of at least 85/120 or the equivalent score in an internationally recognized English proficiency exam is required. The English proficiency requirement is waived for applicants who received their Bachelor's degree in a program taught in English.
  • Applicants are expected to contact by e-mail one or more potential supervisors with whom they would like to work on their thesis

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5000 USD per year during 24 months.

Funding

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