Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Environmental Earth Systems Science




What will I learn?

The Asian School of the Environment offers a modern undergraduate major that is designed to prepare students for a variety of career paths. Regardless of specialisation, students in the programme will gain a strong background in supporting mathematics and science subjects, modern computing techniques, and the fundamentals of Earth systems science. In addition, our programme emphasises leadership, group work, and innovative problem-solving skills that are required to be successful in today’s workforce regardless of field.


  • Geosciences
  • Ecology and Ecosystems
  • Society and the Earth System

Possible career options:

  • Natural resource exploration, extraction and management (oil, gas and minerals)
  • Water resource management / hydrologist
  • Environmental consulting
  • Geotechnical consulting
  • Geologic survey or monitoring
  • Environmental planning, policy, and management
  • Urban planning
  • Teaching or Research

Graduates will also have the opportunity to choose careers with employers not commonly associated with earth and environmental sciences, such as:

  • Insurance companies, who rely on earth scientists to help assess long-term risk due to earthquake, volcanoes, climate change, and other natural disasters
  • Financial sector, where firms seek quantitative knowledge about the science driving changes in the energy market
  • Business, for companies that value technical know-how and creativity


  • Ecology and Ecosystems
  • Geosciences
  • Society and the Earth System

Which department am I in?

College of Science

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
Annual fee - Subsidised tuition fee: SG $17,550; Non-Subsidised tuition fee (lab-based fee): SG $32,950; non lab-based fee: SG $31,970
Start date

Expected January, August 2024


College of Science

60 Nanyang Drive,


637551, Singapore

Entry requirements

For international students

Students must have completed at least 12 years of general education or will be taking High School national examinations in the year of application in order to be considered for admission.

Submission of IELTS (a minimum Overall 6, writing 6) or TOEFL (a minimum of 90) or SAT (a minimum of 1250 for SAT taken for March 2016 onwards) or Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) (a minimum of 55) or ACT with Writing (a minimum of composite score of 30 in ACT with Writing in one sitting) or Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) are only compulsory for applicants

With PRC Gao Kao qualification (i.e. Applicants who will be taking Gao Kao in June 2020 and those who have already taken Gao Kao) OR

With Taiwan General Scholastic Ability Test (GSAT) qualification OR

With South Korean College Scholastic Ability Test (CSAT)/High School Diploma qualification OR

Who do not take up English language in Junior and Senior High School or taken English language only as a 2nd language.

For IELTS, TOEFL and PTE Academic, only scores obtained in the 2 years leading up to the application deadline will be considered. The validity period for SAT and ACT is 5 years.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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