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Bachelor of Arts Degrees in Sustainable Development

Bachelor’s degrees, sometimes called baccalaureate degrees, are awarded for undergraduate coursework at a college or university and typically take three to seven years to complete. A Bachelor of Arts degree can focus on any of a number of different subjects in the fields of liberal arts or sciences. Some prospective students may wonder just what is a BA in Sustainable Development? Focusing o… Read more

Bachelor’s degrees, sometimes called baccalaureate degrees, are awarded for undergraduate coursework at a college or university and typically take three to seven years to complete. A Bachelor of Arts degree can focus on any of a number of different subjects in the fields of liberal arts or sciences.

Some prospective students may wonder just what is a BA in Sustainable Development? Focusing on conservation, ecology, and biodiversity, sustainable development is a branch of earth sciences and environmental studies. This interdisciplinary field can combine policymaking, resource management, and environmental economics to find or perfect ways to sustain life on earth. Programs often include a combination of required and elective courses, along with fieldwork, allowing students to tailor their studies to specialize in a specific area of sustainable development work.

Graduates with a BA in Sustainable Development can build skills in working as a member of a team and in project management, which can be useful in collaborating with colleagues to complete projects and get results. Additionally, skills in incorporating multiple perspectives can be helpful in future decision-making.

The cost for a bachelor’s degree can vary significantly depending on the institution and the length of study, as well as other factors. When considering a Bachelor of Arts degree, researching the cost of institutions and programs is beneficial to finding a good fit.

Careers in sustainable development are plentiful and varied. The interdisciplinary nature of sustainable development makes those with a degree valuable in professions in business, government, and nonprofit work. Careers like sustainability or energy efficiency analyst are a clear fit, though other options like operations manager and project engineer also utilize the skills and knowledge gained through sustainable development coursework.

Bachelor of Arts in Sustainable Development programs are available around the world. Depending on your schedule and location, either in-person or online courses could be a good fit. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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University of Johannesburg
Johannesburg, South Africa

The institution is taking the lead across Africa in the 4th Industrial Revolution Thinking, reimagining the future for all disciplines 4IR is the next wave of industrializatio ... +

The institution is taking the lead across Africa in the 4th Industrial Revolution Thinking, reimagining the future for all disciplines 4IR is the next wave of industrialization that we need to understand and shape in order to build the future of this country – and the Africa continent – so richly deserve. 4IR is not just about robotics and automation; it is about the advancement of society to empower people and uplift generations. -
BA
Full-time
English
Jan 2021
30 Oct 2020
Campus

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