Studyportals
Short Course Online

Sustainable Landscapes and Cities

University of California, Berkeley

56 days
Duration
2200 USD/full
2200 USD/full
Unknown
Tuition fee
Unknown
Apply date
Unknown
Start date

About

Sustainable Landscapes and Cities from University of California, Berkeley is an introduction to issues of sustainability in the designed landscape and in our cities.

Overview

Sustainable Landscapes and Cities from University of California, Berkeley includes environmental history as well as contemporary social, environmental and political issues surrounding sustainable design and activism. The course stresses motives and values expressed through environmental design at various scales – from neighborhood to global and examines problems affecting healthy environments and their solutions.

Students at Sustainable Landscapes and Cities from University of California, Berkeley will:

  • study the need for protection and restoration of healthy ecological systems within the design of cities and landscapes and discuss ways to enable these systems to thrive.  
  • learn about and discuss the inter-connectedness of natural systems overlapped by human habitation. 
  • learn about design that can facilitate positive social systems and how the combination of ecological and social communities can present answers to some of the pressing environmental problems we face. 
  • learn how various design strategies involve land preservation, watershed protection and restoration; local food production networks; resilient neighborhood design through community participation in open space design; pedestrian and bicycle friendly streets, urban forestry; reducing the waste stream.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Efficacy of policy;
  • Existing and emerging landscape design technology;
  • Existing natural systems in urban environments
  • The value of community building

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 56 days

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

4 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Proof of English proficiency, unless your country of origin is on the exception list
  • A non-immigrant visa
  • Proof of health insurance

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    2200 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 550 USD per credit during 56 days.
  • National

    2200 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 550 USD per credit during 56 days.
  • Registration Fee $450
    • Document Management Fee $62
    For International students: 
    • International Service Fee $400

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Fresh content

Updated in the last 9 months

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Our partners

Sustainable Landscapes and Cities
-
University of California, Berkeley

Wishlist

Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!