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Environmental Science for Sustainability, Ecosystems and Technology


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The local authority in a city wants to be CO2 neutral by 2040. You are part of a consultancy team. You find ways to reduce the energy consumption and utilise suitable sustainable energy sources. You research the availability of solar power, hydropower, geothermal power, wind power and biomass. Your solution is financially viable and accepted by both industry and the public. You take into consideration future developments, techniques and policies. You want to keep the planet safe for future generations. You are interested in science subjects and you have an open mind towards other cultures. You are a team player and, at the same time, self-motivated. And you are adventurous and independent. Through several projects and courses, you will learn about sustainable energy techniques, their suitability in specific situations, bio-based waste management, energy conservation, cost-benefit analyses, stakeholder analyses and also environmental policy and law. Given the international character of the student group, you will learn about these subjects in relation to different parts of the world. If you pass the programme, you will become a Bachelor of Applied Sciences (BAS).

You want to solve problems like climate change and plastic soup. Environmental Science for Sustainability, Ecosystems and Technology turns you into an environmental professional.




Bachelor of Science


4 years

ECTS credits



Numerus Fixus

Tuition fee 2023/2024

€ 2,314

€ 8,852


Application requirements

The level of your prior education has to be equivalent to a Higher General Secondary Education level (Dutch havo) with science profile (chemistry and mathematics) and English or Pre-University Level (Dutch vwo) with science profile (chemistry and mathematics) and English. In addition to the minimum diploma requirements, adequate knowledge of mathematics and chemistry is required. Additional knowledge of science subjects like biology and physics is preferred. If you are unsure whether you meet

You will be invited for an introductory interview after completing an online assignment. Interviews with Dutch students take place at Avans. Interviews with foreign students are conducted via Skype or telephone.

Only if prior knowledge does not seem sufficient.

Only if there are doubts about language ability.

Functiebeperking Heb je een functiebeperking, dan bekijken we samen wat er mogelijk is en welke aanpassingen er nodig zijn om deze opleiding te volgen. Maak hiervoor altijd een afspraak ( Naast de reguliere mogelijkheden biedt deze opleiding studenten met een autistische stoornis in het eerste jaar extra begeleiding aan van een ouderejaars student op het gebied van plannen en organiseren.

Language requirements

IELTS overall band
TOEFL computer based
TOEFL internet based

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Start date App. deadline EU/EEA App. deadline Non-EU/EEA
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Avans University of Applied Sciences

Main address
Hogeschoollaan 1
4818 CR Breda

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