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Graduate Diploma in Sustainability and Climate Policy

  • Qualification:

    Graduate Diploma

  • Study mode:

    Online

  • Payment options:

    FEE-HELP may be available
    Payment plan
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    8 units

  • Start date:

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  • Awarded by:

    Curtin University

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What you'll learn

About this course

The Graduate Diploma in Sustainability and Climate Policy course from Curtin University offered through Open Universities Australia will complement your existing knowledge in business, humanities, science or education with research and training in sustainability and climate policy. This graduate diploma can act as a pathway to the Master of Sustainability & Climate Policy, if you choose to further your education with a master's degree.

Eligibility

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

  • Have a bachelor degree; OR
  • Have a Graduate Certificate in Sustainability and Policy; OR
  • Have adequate work experience

Areas of study

In this Graduate Diploma in Sustainability and Climate Policy course, the subjects you will study include:

  • Topics in sustainability
  • Pathways to sustainability
  • Urban design for sustainability
  • Sustainability through deliberative democracy
  • Sustainable cities
  • Leadership in sustainability
  • Culture, communities, indigeneity and coastal transformation
  • Decarbonising cities and regions
For two decades, Open Universities Australia (OUA) has partnered with leading Australian educators to make tertiary-level courses easier to access for people, no matter their background, their work status or their other life commitments. OUA has built up their reputation by making education more flexible, easier to tailor and available almost entirely online.

OUA's devotion to online education remains to this day, but where they once focused on higher education, today they offer the broadest set of post-secondary education and training programs in Australia.
Open Universities Australia offers a range of administrative and student support options. As a student of OUA you will have access to four hours of free expert tutoring support for each unit undertaken through the tutoring service SMARTHINKING. This on-demand service allows you to get fast, detailed feedback on your assignment drafts and gives you access to your tutor in real time.

The My OUA portal is an online student medium that allows you access to all your course and enrolment information as well as access to student forums and assessment tips.

Career outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Graduate Diploma in Sustainability and Climate Policy from Curtin University.

This Graduate Diploma in Sustainability and Climate Policy course will enable you to work in the public and private sectors. This qualification will give you a range of employment opportunities where social scientific research and analytical skills are sought after.

Curious about where a career in science could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

  • Sustainability Officer
  • Natural Resource Manager
  • Climate Researcher
  • Social Science Researcher

Payment options & support

Finance options

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

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).

Find out more about government study loans here.

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