Master of Sustainability and Climate Policy

Qualification: Master's Degree
Study mode: Online
Payment options: FEE-HELP may be available
Duration: 12 units
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Awarded by: Curtin University

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About this course

The Master of Sustainability and Climate Policy will help you develop the skills needed to work in the area of sustainability and climate policy, conducting social research and analysis for sectors including business, the humanities, sciences and education.

In this master’s degree you will also have the opportunity to choose specialised subjects to tailor your education to your professional needs and interests.

Eligibility

Applicants must meet the criteria to be eligible to enter this program:

  • Have a bachelor degree with an appropriate level of achievement

OR

  • Have a Graduate Certificate in Sustainability and Policy

In some cases, a significant body of professional work will be considered an adequate substitute for a bachelor degree as an entry point to the graduate certificate.

Areas of study

In this Master of Sustainability and Climate Policy course, the subjects you will study include:

  • Topics in sustainability
  • Pathways to sustainability
  • Urban design for sustainability
  • Participatory sustainability
  • Sustainable cities
  • Leadership in sustainability
  • Culture, communities, indigeneity and coastal transformation
  • Decarbonising cities and regions
  • Climate policy
  • Individual project
  • Advanced individual project

Shorter programs

If you choose not to study the entire Master of Sustainability and Climate Policy degree you may be able to complete an alternative program. This is beneficial for students who need to develop a specialisation or who prefer not to commit to the whole study period.

Depending on the units studied, you can exit with a Graduate Diploma in Sustainability and Climate Policy or a Graduate Certificate in Sustainability and Climate Policy.

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How will this course advance my career?

With sustainability becoming an increasing priority on corporate agendas, organisations are increasingly seeking sustainability consultants to help them implement best practice and improve their relationship with the environment and stakeholders alike.

This sustainability course will enable graduates to advance their careers and will prepare them for new employment opportunities in a variety of public and private sectors.

How else will I benefit from this master’s degree?

  • Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Master of Sustainability and Climate Policy from Curtin University.
  • Studying online/by correspondence means you can study where you want, at your own pace.
  • Gain industry-relevant skills and a qualification that’s highly valued.
  • Recognition of Prior Learning may be available for previous work experience, formal training or qualifications in this field.
  • Government financial support through FEE-HELP may be available.
  • Studying with OUA allows you the opportunity to study single units.

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Financial assistance

If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP or scholarships.

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You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. 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).

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Graduate Diploma in Sustainability and Climate Policy

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