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University of Bayreuth

Bayreuth

Environmental Geography

Subjects: Environmental Geography,Geography,Geography

M.Sc. | Master of Science

⏳  Duration
4 Semesters
🔠 Teaching Language
English
💶  Application Fee non-EU
No information

💶  Cost per Semester
148 EUR

💶  Tuition Fees per Semester
No information
⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
No information

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter
15.06.

Course description

Environmental changes, whether on a global or local scale, are vital for life on Earth. Beyond climate change, we face challenges like biodiversity shifts, soil degradation, and increased mass movements. Understanding these environmental processes requires knowledge of the spatial and temporal interactions between the atmosphere, biosphere, relief sphere, pedosphere, and hydrosphere. Human activities also play a significant role in these dynamics. In the study subjects of Environmental Science and Earth Systems, students explore these complex interactions. Programs like Environmental Studies and Geosciences delve into how these spheres interconnect and influence each other. They examine how human actions impact natural processes and vice versa. For instance, changes in the atmosphere can affect the biosphere, altering plant and animal life. Soil degradation impacts the pedosphere, leading to reduced agricultural productivity. Mass movements, such as landslides, reshape the relief sphere, posing risks to human settlements. By studying these subjects, students gain a comprehensive understanding of the environment. They learn to analyze data, predict changes, and develop solutions to mitigate negative impacts. This knowledge is crucial for creating sustainable practices and policies that protect our planet. In summary, the study of environmental changes is essential for addressing current and future challenges. Through programs in Environmental

Program Information

Study Location Bayreuth
Start Semester Winter
Study Form Full-time
Study Type Postgraduate
Teaching Language English
Dual No
Remote No
Application Fee non-EU No information
Study Length 4 Semesters
Tuition Fees per Semester No information
Cost per Semester 148 EUR
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⏱️ Application Start Summer
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⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
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⏱️ Application Start Winter
01.03.

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter
15.06.

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Language Requirements

CEFR B2
IELTS 6.5
Cambridge (CAE) No information
TOEFL IBT 80

UNIcert III: Pass Cambridge Proficiency: Pass Cambridge Advanced: Grade B Cambridge First:Grade A IELTS: Band 7.5 TOEFL iBT: 95 TOEFL ITP: 627 German Abitur certificate is not automatically accepted, but can be submitted for examination if it expressly states the language level you have achieved, and this level is based on a KMK directive. When B2 is required UNIcert II: Pass or better Cambridge Proficiency: Pass or better Cambridge Advanced: Grade C or better Cambridge First:Grade B or better IELTS: Band 6.5 TOEFL iBT: 80 TOEFL ITP: 543 German Abitur certificate if it expressly states the language level you have achieved, and this level is based on a KMK directive.

Qualification Requirements

A bachelor's degree with an examination grade of “good” (2.5) or better in Geography or Geo-Ecology at the University of Bayreuth, or an equivalent degree Equivalency Equivalency of the completed bachelor's degree is the responsibility of the board of examiners and is not determined conclusively until the application process is under way; for this reason, no information can be provided in advance Aptitude Assessment Process One prerequisite for admission to the programme is the passing of an aptitude assessment process (see Examination Regulations, Annex 2); it includes an evaluation of the applicant's qualifications and, if necessary, a personal interview

Application Process

Acceptance Interview Yes
Acceptance local admission restrictions Not restricted
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