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The Bachelor of Arts (Sustainable Development) offered by Open Universities Australia incorporates environmental, economic and community considerations to educate students in the importance of a sustainable approach to growth and development.
With an emphasis on practical solutions, this arts program adopts an interdisciplinary approach to tackling some of the most crucial issues facing the world today: climate change, environmental protection, the use of scarce resources such as water and fossil fuels, and fair and equitable economic growth for communities.
Students have the opportunity to specialise in areas such as urban or regional sustainability, overseas aid and development, and climate change.
Anyone may apply.
In this bachelor of arts program, you can study:
Open Universities courses are offered in specific study intakes every year, known as Study Periods or Sessions. This means more flexibility as you can choose when to start studying. If you are studying undergraduate units you can start at the beginning of any of the four Study Periods each year, each lasting 13 weeks.
Exams are usually held in the week following the end of each Study Period or Session.
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As global concern for environmental, economic and community sustainability mounts, the demand for skilled professionals has never been greater. Upon completion of this bachelor of arts degree, you will have the knowledge and training to progress to a successful career in the State and Commonwealth public sectors; local councils and non-government organisations (NGOs); research institutes; national and international aid organisations; as well as in industry, tourism, media, education and resource sectors of the economy.
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This course is eligible for Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP), which includes HECS-HELP government financial assistance.
Alternatively, you may submit a general application, which allows you to select from a number of payment methods, including upfront payment, or deferring the cost of your studies with FEE-HELP.
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This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP government loan schemes. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
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