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Master of Sustainability for 2014

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Why study Master of Sustainability?

The Master of Sustainability is an interdisciplinary course is designed to meet the needs of graduates from diverse backgrounds.

The course is well suited to those who want to enhance their qualifications for careers in environmental governance, corporate sustainability management, or international development, it will also suit those who want to enable societal, organisational and individual change to support sustainability both domestically and internationally.

The course has three distinct streams:

  • Environment and Governance - for students who wish to broaden and deepen their understanding and skills to enable societal and governmental change to support sustainability, and to enhance their qualifications for careers in environmental policy and analysis, planning, consulting, education, advocacy and management.
  • Corporate Environmental and Sustainability Management - vocationally-oriented and flexible, this stream is designed to meet the growing need for skilled professionals that have competencies in both business and sustainability management and who understand the nexus between the two.
  • International Development and Natural Resource Mangement - this stream provides students with rigorous theoretical and practical training in analysis of international development policies and programs targeting urban environments, climate change, biodiversity conservation, food security, management of rural livelihoods and commons resources, and privatisation of ecosystem services.

All three streams offer potential for a research or internship project component, providing students with the opportunity to work in interdisciplinary real-world contexts.

Visit the Master of Sustainability website to find out more.

Domestic

Entry requirements

View entry requirements and applications for domestic students

Duration

1.5 years full-time
3 years part-time

Fees for 2014

Fees are subject to change annually.

Commonwealth supported place (CSP)
Commonwealth supported place not offered for this course.

Domestic fee per 48 credit points
48 credit points represents a standard full-time course load for a year
$ 20,500 AUD

The Student Services and Amenities Fee applies to some students each calendar year.

Intakes

First Semester (March), Second Semester (July)

Attendances

  • On-campus at Clayton: full-time, part-time

Faculty

Faculty of Arts

Course code: 3783

CRICOS code: 075340D

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Contact

Faculty of Arts
TTel: 1800 MONASH
(1800 666 274)
Web address: http://artsonline.monash.edu.au

International

Entry requirements

View entry requirements and applications for international students

Duration

1.5 years full-time

Fees for 2014

Fees are subject to change annually.

International fee per 48 credit points
48 credit points represents a standard full-time course load for a year
$ 27,400 AUD

Intakes

First Semester (March), Second Semester (July)

Attendances

  • On-campus at Clayton: full-time

Faculty

Faculty of Arts

Course code: 3783

CRICOS code: 075340D

Find out more

Enquire nowApply nowEntry requirements

Contact

Telephone: +61 3 9903 4788
Online Enquiry: Enquire Now

Admissions information for domestic students

Entry requirements

Minimum entrance requirements

A bachelor's degree with a credit average or a graduate diploma with a credit average.

University entrance requirements

Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University Australia.

Applications

Semester one (March)

Apply directly to Monash

Semester two (July)

Apply directly to Monash

Admissions information for international students

Entry requirements

International entry requirements

A bachelor's degree with a credit average or a graduate diploma with a credit average, or qualifications or experience that the faculty considers to be equivalent to or a satisfactory substitute for the above.

Please note English proficiency requirements must be met.

English requirements for international students

English language requirements for admission to Monash University Australia.

University entrance requirements

Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University Australia.

Applications

Semester one (March)

Apply directly to Monash

Semester two (July)

Apply directly to Monash

Enrolment obligation

International students enrolling in a CRICOS-registered course can study no more than 25% of their course by distance and/or online learning. Students cannot enrol exclusively in distance and/or online learning study in any compulsory study period. See standard 9.4 of The National Code 2007.

Study areas

CORPORATE ENVIRONMENTAL AND SUSTAINABILITY MANAGEMENT

Designed to meet the growing need for skilled professionals that have competencies in both business and environmental/sustainability management and who understand the nexus between the two.

ENVIRONMENT AND GOVERNANCE

For students who wish to broaden and deepen their understanding and experience to enable societal and governmental change and responsible action to support sustainability.

INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

Students receive rigorous theoretical and practical training in analysis of international development policies and programs targeting urban environments, climate change, biodiversity conservation, food security, management of rural livelihoods and common resources, and privatisation of ecosystem services.