Environmental Science + Geology Program By Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona |Top Universities
  • QS World University Rankings
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Study Mode On Campus
  • Course Intensity Full Time
  • Subject Geology
  • Fees(EUR) 8564-
  • Scholarships Yes

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Are you a field scientist and strong defender of the environment? These studies are aimed at providing future professionals with the skills needed to face the scientific, technological and academic challenges of human development and its effects on the Earth's system through a multidisciplinary, holistic approach and with a strong presence on the field. The objective is to use the planet's resources in a sustainable way to improve its inhabitants' living conditions. By choosing this double degree, you will receive two diplomas in environmental science and in Geology. The bachelor's degree in Environmental Science and Geology lasts five years (342 ECTS credits). During the first three years, it combines subjects from both degrees. After the 3rd year, you can choose a specialisation by enrolling in 22 optional subject credits. Thus, 12 optional credits in environmental science are taken in the 3rd and 4th years, and 10 optional credits in geology are taken, 6 in your 4th year and 4 in your 5th year. This degree contains many hours of fieldwork and laboratory sessions and in the interpreting of geological maps. The degree also contains an optional work placement programme (optional in environmental science) and a mandatory one in geology. It also offers a double exchange programme with a large number of prestigious universities in both environmental science and in geology. In your 5th year, you will focus on two final degree projects (12 credits in environmental science and 6 credits in geology).

About University

Founded in 1968, the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) is known for its excellence in research and quality in teaching, and is a reference centre in Spain and the European Union.

The UAB is a leading public university with a strong international vocation, highly committed to promoting mobility, collaboration and the capture of talent.

Academic teaching at the UAB is characterised by its multidisciplinarity and is closely linked to many research activities. The UAB pioneers the implementation of several action plans focused on increasing sustainability and environment-friendly measures on campus. 

The UAB offers top level academic programmes in all areas of knowledge, with almost 100 Bachelor's Degrees, over 500 Official and Master's Degrees and Graduate Diplomas and almost 70 PhD programmes.

In 2016, the UAB Barcelona Summer School was created. It offers a wide array of subjects in several fields and takes place from the end of June to the beginning of August. Most of the courses are taught in English, with an option to learn and improve your Spanish as a Foreign Language. Depending on the regulations of each home university, especially if there is a mobility agreement with the UAB, students will be able to transfer the credits earned during their stay to their current degree.

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