M.Sc. Online

Environment and Sustainability

University of Southern Queensland

24 months
37600 AUD/year
28240 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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The aim of the Environment and Sustainability program from the University of Southern Queensland is to produce graduates who are equipped with essential scientific knowledge and an appreciation of the latest literature and technologies. 


The Environment and Sustainability program from the University of Southern Queensland addresses your needs by providing important core studies and flexibility in choice of elective studies that will enhance your skills and knowledge in the broad discipline of environment and sustainability. 

Adaptation to climate change and sustainability science are emphasised in global and regional contexts in this specialisation.

Environment and Sustainability objectives 

On completion of this University of Southern Queensland Master of Science (Environment and Sustainability) program graduates will be able to:

  • understand and apply the principles and approaches of sustainability

  • integrate the scientific foundations for sustainable development through environmental, social and economic disciplines

  • demonstrate an in-depth understanding of global environmental changes

  • describe the functioning of the global climate system

  • understand global environmental systems and assess the risks of climatic changes and climate variability and their influence on sustainable practices

  • critically analyse multi-disciplinary information and data to provide informed decision-making in relation to resource management and climate adaptation

  • evaluate opportunities that may arise from environmental and climate changes

  • express and communicate scientific knowledge and concepts across a range of professions

Career outcomes

Graduates with a degree in environment and sustainability science can work in a magnitude of careers. In fact, a lot of professionals in a broad range of industries now require an understanding of sustainability. But those wanting to specialise in the field can use this program to kick-start a career in the growing field of resource and environmental management.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Environment, Society and Sustainability
  • Conservation for Sustainable Futures 
  • Global Environmental Systems
  • Sustainability Science 
  • Sustainability and Politics
  • Climate and Sustainability 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


16 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 078596M 

To be eligible for admission, applicants must satisfy the following requirements:

  • Completion of an Australian university three year Bachelor degree in any area, or equivalent.


  • equivalent professional work experience, as determined through the Credit and Exemption Procedure.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    37600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37600 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    28240 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28240 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • Commonwealth supported: AUD 7950
  • International Online: AUD 37600


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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