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Master of Sustainable Development Macquarie University

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Summary

Overview

The world's governments have agreed to 17 challenging sustainable development goals to address poverty, justice and prosperity, while ensuring a healthy planet. How we reconcile these issues, and work with people to make changes to our current practices globally, nationally and locally sits at the heart of sustainable development that meets the needs of the present while safeguarding Earth's life support system on which the welfare of current and future generations depend.

This course will develop your practical skills so that you are equipped to effect changes towards sustainable development. You'll have options to develop your capabilities in a diverse range of areas including the environment, international politics and organisational management according to your professional needs.

KEY FEATURES

This course focuses on change-oriented processes for sustainable development, including organisational change, education and capacity building, and strategic planning.

You'll have opportunities to undertake a practical component either as work experience, consultancy practice or research.

This course is particularly suitable if you're working in an aid agency, non-governmental organisation, government agency, or business or international body that is concerned with issues of sustainable development.

You'll have the opportunity to study some units from the Macquarie University Graduate School of Management (MGSM) if you wish to work in organisational sustainability.

SUITABLE FOR

This degree is suitable for professionals working in the field of environment and development or sustainable development. It is particularly relevant to those involved in planning, financing and evaluating initiatives in sustainable development. Through its international case-study focus, the degree addresses the needs of professionals working in aid agencies, non-government organisations, government agencies, corporations and international bodies concerned with sustainability issues.

Career Opportunities

PROFESSIONS

Our graduates pursue careers:

  • in consultancy work with business or community
  • with local councils
  • as sustainability coordinators for regional and national businesses
  • in universities and other educational bodies

EMPLOYERS

  • aid agencies, such as AusAID
  • businesses such as Lend Lease, Fuji Xerox
  • government sector such as the Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water (DECCW)
  • international bodies such as the United Nations Development Program(UNDP)
  • non-government organisations such as the International Union for Conservation (IUCN)

CRICOS

083810A

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study Master of Sustainable Development.

Full Time (1 year - 2 years depending on RPL granted)

Tuition fees

A$36,000.00 (17,27,518) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

From

29-Jul-19

Venue

Macquarie University

Balaclava Road,

North Ryde,

MACQUARIE UNIVERSITY,

New South Wales,

2109, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirement for international students

Student must have:

• Australian level 7 bachelor's qualification or recognised equivalent

• GPA of 4.00 (out of 7.00) or overseas equivalent

Academic IELTS of 6.5 overall with minimum 6.0 in each band, or equivalent.

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