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Students who gravitate toward a bachelor’s degree in sustainability studies seek a course of study that feeds their passion for conservation and alternative energy development. A sustainability program builds a base of knowledge to begin a career in the field or move on to an advanced degree in energy research and management.

One may ask, what is a Bachelor in Sustainability? Many universities worldwide offer post-secondary programs that address ways in which society may explore and expand methods of renewable energy production, as well as broaden public education regarding conservation of the earth’s resources. In this course of study, the undergraduate curriculum may include chemistry, biodiesel energy, computer-aided drafting, use reduction, physics, hybrid electric systems, mechanical maintenance, alternative energy applications and wind energy.

A bachelor’s in a sustainability studies field helps prepare a student for success in an emerging, multi-tiered and fast-changing field. A program such as this may combine science, math and production with classes designed to build skills in teamwork. Career success in renewable and sustainable energy systems may require this kind of proficiency in both hands-on production techniques and communication.

Program costs vary from school to school. To get accurate information regarding tuition and fees, contact the admissions office of the school of your choice.

An undergraduate degree opens doors in multiple areas of the energy industry, from facility operation to education and outreach. Career choices may include hydroelectric dispatcher, wind farm technician, maintenance electrician and commercial installer. There may be opportunities as an energy auditor, in energy analysis or even in aerospace technology. Sustainability studies degrees may be a foundation for a career in civil, electrical or environmental engineering.

Societies across the globe are seeking ways to best use the resources they have, as well as create and develop energy resources that are renewable. Sustainability addresses that which makes ecological sense for the planet and our collective well-being. To start on your own path to a degree, 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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19 Results in Sustainability Studies

Haute Ecole Libre De Bruxelles Ilya Prigogine À Bruxelles

The Bachelor's degree in social ecology is organized over three years of study, during the day. The CESS is required (or the equivalence of the high school diploma or bac ... [+]

Bachelors in Sustainability Studies.

The Bachelor's degree in social ecology is organized over three years of study, during the day. The CESS is required (or the equivalence of the high school diploma or bachelor's degree).

The atmosphere of the EOS is characterized by a very diverse school population: many nationalities, a range of age from 18 to over 40, a perfect mix, students with passions, cultures, interests very different, young people with a sense of responsibility, adults already engaged in professional life. All combine to give studies a very lively climate.

The Bachelor's degree in social ecology is organized in 3 years during the day (from 8h to 17h30). The CESS (or bac with equivalence) is essential.... [-]

Belgium Brussels
September 2019
Full-time
6 years
Campus
Aquinas College

Sustainable Business practices restore environmental quality, promote stable and healthy communities, and increase long-term profitability. The Aquinas Sustainable Busine ... [+]

Why Study Sustainable Business?

Sustainable Business practices restore environmental quality, promote stable and healthy communities, and increase long-term profitability. The Aquinas Sustainable Business Degree program fosters ecological and social intelligence in all business decisions and is the first undergraduate program of its kind in Michigan and the United States.

How We're Different Offering the first undergraduate sustainable business degree in the United States, the program has more than a decade of experience in sustainable business education. Graduates make outstanding professional contributions in a variety of business, non-profit and government organizations — many of which lead their industry in sustainability. Faculty combine business experience and strong academic credentials. International Perspectives in Sustainable Business, with its field component in Costa Rica, offers students a first-hand opportunity to explore sustainable business in other countries. Curriculum connects world-changing thinking with traditional business skills and understanding of the natural world. Students receive practical sustainable business experience through specialized student internship opportunities. The Steelcase and Wege Foundations and other donors provided more than $1.8 million to launch the program. The Sustainable Business Innovations Lab, one of the required courses, trains students in design-thinking and innovation skills while solving real-world challenges. Strong business and philanthropic support for the program continue to offer designated scholarships for traditional and continuing education students. Students engage with campus and West Michigan sustainability efforts — making a difference close to home. Sustainable Business Major ... [-]
USA Grand Rapids
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Irkutsk National Research Technical University

The Bachelor’s program “Sustainable innovative economics” in the English language is aimed at training highly skilled economists and heads of leading world companies, sta ... [+]

Program Overview and Objectives

The Bachelor’s program “Sustainable innovative economics” in the English language is aimed at training highly skilled economists and heads of leading world companies, state authorities, research centres and universities. The program integrates fundamental training in the areas of the modern economic theory, mathematics, information processing technologies, statistics, econometrics with innovation and ecological bias. We teach our students to be efficient and effective as well as to search optimal solutions. Innovations in economics have a high added value and are to make a breakthrough in industry 4.0. Ecological approach in economics facilitates the restoring of renewable resources and rising of the efficiency of communities, enterprises, cities and world economy on the whole.... [-]

Russia Irkutsk
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Linnaeus University

Do you want to use design to make a difference in the world? Then this is the right degree for you. The programme combines design creativity with knowledge of sustainabil ... [+]

Do you want to use design to make a difference in the world? Then this is the right degree for you. The programme combines design creativity with knowledge of sustainability for a profession at the cutting edge of design.

The most important challenge today and in the future concerns sustainability – to create a world that is good for both people and the environment, locally and globally.

During your three years on this design degree, you will work closely with our teaching team to develop your own design specialism. It is up to you whether you make a difference through designing physical objects, processes, experiences or systems. The programme is delivered through a series of projects, and you will work independently as well as engage in group work, and in collaborations with the local and regional community and enterprises.... [-]

Sweden Teleborg
September 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
RMIT - Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

Your career in civil engineering Civil and infrastructure engineers plan, design, construct, supervise, manage and maintain the essential infrastructure of our modern com ... [+]

Your career in civil engineering

Civil and infrastructure engineers plan, design, construct, supervise, manage and maintain the essential infrastructure of our modern community.

Why study civil engineering at RMIT?

RMIT University is ranked in the top 100 universities in the world for civil engineering.Studying the Bachelor of Engineering (Civil Engineering) (Honours) offers the following benefits:

Job-ready

With at least 12 weeks of industry placements undertaken locally or internationally, you’ll be work-ready when you graduate. You’ll also have opportunities to tackle research projects in partnership with industry, including the Engineers Without Borders Challenge.... [-]

Australia Melbourne
July 2019
Full-time
Part-time
4 - 8 years
Campus
University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

Sustainable business is highly topical, generating a huge amount of political and social interest. With USQ’s Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Sustainable Business) you ... [+]

Learn the skills to guide businesses into the future

Sustainable business is highly topical, generating a huge amount of political and social interest. With USQ’s Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Sustainable Business) you will focus on business operations, as well as gain an understanding of the science that underpins the need for sustainable practices and the knowledge to find effective and practical solutions to the issues that face business. Areas that are covered include environmental studies, biodiversity, conservation, environmental law, sustainable economies, sustainable business and sustainable accounting and finance.

Business leaders with strong environmental backgrounds will be increasingly sought after. By expanding your knowledge into a second area of specialization (major) from a range of business and commerce fields, you can strengthen your position in the marketplace. A popular option is to combine sustainable business with a finance major.... [-]

Australia Toowoomba Springfield Australia Online
February 2019
Full-time
Part-time
3 years
Campus
Online
Bilkent University

The faculty of the Department of Interior Architecture and Environmental Design is committed to educating students through distinction in teaching and research, and encou ... [+]

The faculty of the Department of Interior Architecture and Environmental Design is committed to educating students through distinction in teaching and research, and encouragement of innovative projects. The curriculum synthesizes the artistic, technological, cultural, social, and human aspects of interior design, and enables students to acquire both theoretical knowledge and practical skills and apply them to design projects. The Department graduates professionals who perceive the design process holistically and can build interdisciplinary relations throughout their professional careers.

Why study at Bilkent University

Bilkent University was founded to provide an environment for learning and intellectual growth encompassing the sciences, technology, humanities and the arts.... [-]

Turkey Ankara
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
University of Johannesburg

The qualified learner would be competent in the effective and safe management of the surveying required to be done on a mine and the mineral reserve evaluation required f ... [+]

After successful completion of the National Diploma, candidates may, subject to the applicable programme regulations, register for the Bachelor’s Degree in Technology (Baccalaureus Technologiae –BTech). The BTech requires a minimum of one year’s further study.

A BTech Degree in the relevant field of study will be conferred on candidates after successful completion of all theoretical requirements.

The qualified learner would:

Be competent in the effective and safe management of the surveying required to be done on a mine and the mineral reserve evaluation required for a mine. Contribute to satisfy the need for suitably competent mine surveyors and mineral resource managers at middle and senior management in the mineral industry. Be able to register with PLATO to register as a professional Mine Surveyor in training Outcomes ... [-]
South Africa Johannesburg
February 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 year
Campus
Autograf

After a course of 2 to 3 years in a specific field of design (graphic design, spatial design, interior design, product design, space and volume communication ...), nothin ... [+]

After a course of 2 to 3 years in a specific field of design (graphic design, spatial design, interior design, product design, space and volume communication ...), nothing like to expand his practice to a global design, eco -Head and responsive ( "adaptive") to optimize its designer profile.

The overall design is the effectiveness and coherence by adopting a cross design approach that considers the brand, the product, its design, its packaging, its graphic and digital communication, place of production and sales. Add a responsible dimension is opting for an economically and environmentally responsible design, sustainable, rational, helpful, efficient and responsive. You emerge as global designer and responsible to companies represent real added value. Companies are indeed increasingly forced to comply with a number of environmental standards. They see a marketing interest to position itself as environmentally responsible company, active and innovative in sustainable development, positioning which will enhance their brand image in the eyes of the public.... [-]

France Paris
October 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
IPU New Zealand

Students majoring in Environmental Studies develop the necessary skills to prepare submissions to local/central government authorities and understand the processes that a ... [+]

Students majoring in Environmental Studies develop the necessary skills to prepare submissions to local/central government authorities and understand the processes that affect local and national environmental development. Moreover, the interdisciplinary aspect of the BCIS programme means that students achieve a broad knowledge including Language, Business, and International Relations.

The Environmental Studies major includes 8 compulsory papers, 6 Language and/or Culture papers, 8 majors and 2 electives.

2 papers at level 5:

30.514 Business and Sustainability (15 credits) 40.511 The Human Environment (15 credits) 80.501 Introduction to Tourism (15 credits) 80.502 Introduction to Ecotourism (15 credits) ... [-]
New Zealand Palmerston North
March 2019
Full-time
Campus
Memorial University, Grenfell Campus

The four-year degree program draws on existing courses shared among different programs at Grenfell Campus and also introduces new courses. ... [+]

The sustainable resource management program at Grenfell Campus, Memorial University is not a bachelor of arts degree, nor is it a science degree.

Rather, it is a bachelor of resource management (B.R.M.) that bridges scientific concerns about natural resources with policy development and management. The four-year degree program draws on existing courses shared among different programs at Grenfell Campus and also introduces new courses.

Why study sustainable resource management at Grenfell?

What is sustainable resource management? Human demands on our precious resources are increasing. The need to protect these resources is greater than ever. Our society, economy, and planet need educated professionals who can find that balance.... [-]

Canada Corner Brook
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Carleton University Undergraduate

Carleton’s Bachelor of Global and International Studies (BGInS) program takes advantage of Carleton’s strengths and location to provide undergraduate education in global ... [+]

Program Summary

Carleton’s Bachelor of Global and International Studies (BGInS) program takes advantage of Carleton’s strengths and location to provide undergraduate education in global and international issues that can give you an advantage in today’s job market. The program has four interconnected components. The core course sequence provides all students with a common multidisciplinary foundation in global and international studies. The 18 specializations cover specific international and global themes or geographical areas, giving you the opportunity to focus your studies according to your interests.

A second-language requirement and an international experience requirement are included so that you can graduate not only with new knowledge and skills, but also an expanded worldview.... [-]

Canada Ottawa
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Mongolian University Of Life Sciences

With a Bachelor of Land Management, students establish the land valuation professional base, land, land payment, taxation, the zone of land evaluation, land cost, locatio ... [+]

Unbeatable value and a mission to help students become ethical global citizens. All on a campus that is friendly, encouraging and helpful! LAND EVALUATION SPECIALIST-DETERMINATION OF LAND VALUATION

With a Bachelor of Land Management, students establish the land valuation professional base, land, land payment, taxation, the zone of land evaluation, land cost, location, and valuation of immovable property.

General Admission

How to apply:

You must send to the Admissions office the following by email:

Application Recommendation letter 2 % Copy of certificate or diploma of the previous school Photocopy 2 % Registration fee Copy of passport Health certificate

Requirements:<... [-]

Mongolia Ulaanbaatar
August 2019
Full-time
Campus
The Seattle Colleges

"Green" and sustainable buildings don't stop with the completion of construction – they consist of on-going, interactive systems that require advanced knowledge and skill ... [+]

"Green" and sustainable buildings don't stop with the completion of construction – they consist of on-going, interactive systems that require advanced knowledge and skills to design, manage, and diagnose over time. The fast pace of technological change and challenges demands advanced experience, knowledge, and skillsets of those who are charged with the continuing care and evolution of sustainable buildings and environments.

The Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) in Sustainable Building Science Technology (SBST) program will prepare you to apply expertise and systems knowledge to support highly technical building operations. The SBST degree, which builds on your prior education and work experience, positions you to launch a career where you understand building functions and finance in order to manage structures that are healthier and more durable, efficient, economical, and sustainable.... [-]

USA Seattle
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Tunghai University

Education Goals: To develop the ability to deal with cultural diversity in global enterprises and industry. To advocate character development in the framework of liberal ... [+]

Education Goals To develop the ability to deal with cultural diversity in global enterprises and industry. To advocate character development in the framework of liberal arts, Science and Engineering education. To enhance self-expression, communication, and confidence in the diversified environment To enhance global competitiveness for further academic study and professional development. Train students in understanding critical factors that impact the sustainability of human institutions, organizations, cultures, and technologies in various social, natural, and built environments. Core Competencies Business project or sustainability project analysis. Blingual and cross-cultural communication. Teamwork. Charisma and leadership. Special Features of the Program Cultivates leaders with a global environmental vision. Emphasizes an English language focus centered on policy, scientific and engineering communication skills. Focuses on problems that transcend state and national borders, yet also have local relevance. Develops scientific, engineering, and policy skills that seek to turn resources into effective environmental action. Provides summer Industrial/onsite internship opportunities both locally and abroad and invites profession practitioners to offer career advice. Designs exclusively English-based evening activities and clubs. Establishes comprehensive English learning environments and hands-on advising. Appoints a full-time American Teaching Assistant to help students with their required courses. Offers a unique all-English taught general education curriculum. Collaborates with partner schools in Europe and America to offer 2+2 and 3+2 dual-degree programs. ... [-]
Taiwan Nantun District
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus