Encompassing physical science and ecology, environmental sciences has roots in biology, chemistry and earth science, giving students an understanding of the world around us, as well its inhabitants. The rapidly growing population, and increase in stress on resources, it is becoming more important that we are aware of our effects on the environment we rely on so heavily.
An undergraduate degree in environmental sciences will give a good foundation of knowledge around the subject area, before exploring the more complex areas. You will study modules on biology, geography, geology, biodiversity, sustainability, and ecology, as well as others.
Your degree will be delivered in a mixture of modes. These will include lectures and seminars, as well as practical sessions, laboratory sessions and field trips. You might be required to take part in a work placement.
The Netherlands is a great choice for international students, as it has a very large international population that would be ready to make any new international students feel at home. The Netherlands was also one of the first non-native English speaking countries to offer courses taught in English to international students. The Dutch people have a long standing reputation of being tolerant and open minded, meaning you will feel welcomed and comfortable as soon as you arrive in the country.
Want to see postgraduate courses? See postgraduate degrees in Environmental Science in the Netherlands
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