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Environmental Studies

Virginia Commonwealth University

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
Duration
25956 USD/year
25956 USD/year
12618 USD/year
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About

The goal of the Environmental Studies program at Virginia Commonwealth University is to provide an interdisciplinary master’s degree program in environmental studies that emphasizes the critical links between environmental life sciences and public policy.

Overview

Program goal

This goal necessitates training that crosses disciplinary boundaries. Through a program of study combining environmental science, environmental technology and environmental policy, the successful graduate will gain a range of skills designed to facilitate a science-based understanding of the natural world and human interactions with it. The Environmental Studies program at Virginia Commonwealth University is specifically designed to prepare students for careers involving science and policy research through the completion of a culminating thesis project.

Student learning outcomes

  • Graduates will be able to use emerging environmental technologies and apply them under real-world conditions.
  • Graduates will be able to conduct objective research and/or interpret research findings, and apply scientific concepts and information to the decision-making process for environmental regulations and policies.
  • Graduates will be able to effectively bridge the realms of policy and science on critical environmental issues and be able to make significant contributions in an interdisciplinary professional and academic environment.

Graduates will possess a sophisticated and practical understanding of methods for collection, analysis, presentation and critical interpretation of environmental data using appropriate statistical and quantitative tools.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Environmental Data Literacy
  • Survey in Environmental Studies
  • Environmental Research Methods
  • Scientific Integrity
  • Ecological Risk Assessment
  • Historical and Cultural Landscapes

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

33 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

English requirements

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
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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Personal statement
  • Academic documentation
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Additional academic requirements and regulations
  • Foreign transcripts
  • Financial certification
  • Application fee

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25956 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25956 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    25956 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25956 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    12618 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12618 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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