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Best Global Universities for Environmental Sciences Degree by Shanghai

Review best universities & colleges for Environmental Sciences degree ranked by Shanghai

Different agencies use different metrics to evaluate universities around the world, however the most common factors are : a) Academic achievements b) Employability c) Educational process d) Research facilities e) International outlook as to number of international students and faculty f) Citation by each faculty g) Student Faculty ratio etc.

Subject ranking is conducted every year by Shanghai, many ranking indicators such as Global research reputation, Regional research reputation, subject publications, subject books, International collaboration & total citations data is computed for subject ranking.

Environmental Sciences

Environmental science is a branch of science that deals with the study of natural and unnatural processes and the way physical, chemical and biological components of the planet interact with the environment. The focus of the subject is towards understanding how our natural environment works, how is our interaction with it and how that interaction affects the natural environment. A degree in Environmental science can be very challenging however rewarding as it offers exciting opportunities to grow and advance. A typical environmental scientist analyzes effects on ecosystem due to industrial chemicals and waste, help in policy making to reduce dangers, gather information from the field to monitor the environment or work in research laboratories.

Various Major under Environmental Sciences

This multidisciplinary subject can be categorized into four different branches on the surface of it. 1) Geoscience – the study of natural science on Earth, 2) Ecology – the study of interaction of living organisms with other living and non-living things around them, 3) Atmospheric Science – the study of earth’s atmosphere and lastly 4) Environmental Chemistry – the study of biochemical processes on earth.The majors under Environmental sciences include Animal Sciences, Forestry, Agriculture, Geology, Biology, Botany, Zoology, Ecology, Environmental studies, Environmental Science, Marine Biology, Oceanography, Natural Resources Management, Plant Science, Soil Science, and so on.

Career opportunities for Environmental Sciences

If you are an Environmental Science graduate then you are encouraged to take internships, research projects and extension work for you to gain hands-on experience. There are many career profiles to consider. 1) Livestock Manager 2) Research Scientist 3) Plant Physiologist 4) Soil Scientist 5) Ecologist 6) Geochemist 7) Environmental scientist 8) Oceanographer 9) Parasitologist 10) Pollution Engineer 11) Environmental Consultant 12) Toxicologist 13) Forest Pathologist 14) Wildlife Manager 15) Geophysicist and more.

Below is a list of top Environmental Sciences Universities sorted by Shanghai

Harvard University

Harvard University

United States of America

1
Shanghai
1
US News
2
QS
Stanford University

Stanford University

United States of America

2
Shanghai
8
US News
1
QS
3
Shanghai
-
US News
5
QS
University of Wisconsin Madison

University of Wisconsin Madison

United States of America

4
Shanghai
176
US News
43
QS
University of California Davis

University of California Davis

United States of America

5
Shanghai
104
US News
16
QS
Michigan State University

Michigan State University

United States of America

6
Shanghai
158
US News
51-100
QS
7
Shanghai
-
US News
9
QS
8
Shanghai
-
US News
45
QS
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

United States of America

9
Shanghai
-
US News
2
QS
Arizona State University Tempe

Arizona State University Tempe

United States of America

10
Shanghai
171
US News
51-100
QS
Princeton University

Princeton University

United States of America

11
Shanghai
-
US News
24
QS
12
Shanghai
150
US News
101-150
QS
University of California Berkeley

University of California Berkeley

United States of America

13
Shanghai
23
US News
7
QS
14
Shanghai
-
US News
51-100
QS
15
Shanghai
132
US News
17
QS
16
Shanghai
26
US News
42
QS
17
Shanghai
-
US News
51-100
QS
University of Maryland College Park

University of Maryland College Park

United States of America

17
Shanghai
203
US News
51-100
QS
California Institute of Technology

California Institute of Technology

United States of America

19
Shanghai
-
US News
19
QS
20
Shanghai
-
US News
13
QS
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