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Environmental Science for Sustainable Energy and Technology

Avans University of Applied Sciences
Length: 4 years
Study pace: Full time
Education level: Bachelor's degree
Location: Breda
Language: English
Start date: 01 September 2018
Application deadline: Non-EU students: 1-6, EU-students 1-8

Program Description

Environmental Science Energy Technology

Environmental Science for Sustainable Energy and Technology

Issues like global warming, pollution and cradle to cradle interest you. You want to keep the planet safe for future generations. You are interested in science subjects such as Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology and Ecology 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.

The Environmental Science for Sustainable Energy and Technology programme will turn you into an environmental professional. Through several projects and courses, you will learn about sustainable energy techniques, their suitability in specific situations, bio-based waste management, environmental pollution and cleanup technology, 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.

Features of this study programme

Lecturers and staff members are highly qualified. Our approach is personal. You will work in small groups. A personal coach and study counselor will give you plenty of guidance. The programme was ranked number 1 in the two main higher education surveys in the Netherlands for five consecutive year now. The atmosphere is friendly and open. The composition of the student group extends from Europe to Africa and Asia. The projects come from the working environment, so you will handle realistic problems and data.

International Orientation Days

You pay the ticket. Avans pays the rest!

The international study programmes of Avans University of Applied Sciences prepare you for excellent career opportunities in a range of professional areas. We are pleased to offer you the unique opportunity to get a taster of our courses, explore our campus and meet lecturers and current students before applying. Our two-day Orientation Days programme helps you find out whether Avans and its study programmes fit you.

Avans University of Applied Sciences invites students to attend their International Orientation Days. This includes hotel accommodation and meals for the two-day event, as well as the full orientation and introduction program, which includes:

  • Detailed information about the study programs Finance & Control (international), International Business, Environmental Science for Sustainable Energy and Technology and Industrial Engineering & Management
  • The chance to take get a taster of their courses and experience their interactive teaching style
  • An introduction to the city of Breda
  • The opportunity to explore the campus facilities

Request information to learn when the next International Orientation Days take place. Places are limited and are assigned on a first-come-first-serve basis, so apply now.

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Admission 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.

For all our English-taught degree programmes, the minimum English language prerequisite is an academic IELTS test or equivalent with an overall band score of at least 6.0. This means you must have successfully passed the 'speaking and writing' and 'listening and reading' components. As a degree-seeking student you must provide evidence of your language competences in the form of an official certificate: IELTS, TOEFL, TOEIC or Cambridge ESOL.  

This program has an IELTS English language proficiency requirement. For more information about IELTS or to book a test, click below:

Degree & diploma

Bachelor’s degree of Sciences is awarded upon completion.

Tuition & fees

The yearly tuition fee is €2060 (EU-students) €8000 (non-EU students)

Tuition fees can be paid all in once or in 10 installments. 1st installment in September. Additional costs vary between 300 - 750 EUR per year for books.


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Avans University of Applied Sciences

Avans University of Applied Sciences

Avans is a nationally top-ranked university of applied sciences with English taught study programmes centering around international business, international finance, environmental sciences, engineering and arts. Avans is located in three medium-sized cities in the south of the Netherlands: ‘s-Hertogenbosch, Tilburg...

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Contact information for Avans University of Applied Sciences

Avans University of Applied Sciences

Hogeschoollaan 1
4818 CB Breda
The Netherlands

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