This specialisation provides graduates with knowledge of selected basic concepts and skills associated with environmental and climate science and the broad area of sustainability.
The program aims to produce graduates with knowledge and skills for the integration of social, environmental and economic research within an interdisciplinary planning and policy framework and to provide capacity for the sustainable management of natural resources, businesses and communities.
Environment and Sustainability objectivesOn completion of the Environment and Sustainability program from the University of Southern Queensland, graduates will be able to:
understand and apply the principles and approaches of sustainability
demonstrate an understanding of the functioning of the global climate system and global climate changes
understand and assess the risks of climatic changes and climate variability and their influence on sustainable practices
evaluate opportunities that may arise from environmental and climate changes
identify and establish strong links between science, effective community engagement and sound policy to support sustainability
demonstrate, through the breadth of their studies, an advanced understanding of issues, concepts and applications of sustainability in environment and natural resource management
Our graduates find work as Climatologists, Climate Scientists, Climate Policy Analysts, Agricultural Scientists, Conservation and Biodiversity Managers, Environmental Consultants, Ecologists, Environmental Scientists and Natural Resource Managers.
Industries and employers you may find yourself working for include the resources/mining industries, National Parks, universities, defence organisations, CSIRO, State and Federal Government Departments, the Australian Bureau of Meteorology and many other organisations contributing to sustainable utilisation and management of our natural resources.
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Programme StructureCourses include:
- Environment, Society and Sustainability
- Conservation for Sustainable Futures
- Global Environmental Systems
- Climate and Sustainability
- Climate and Environment Risk Assessment
- Sustainable Resource Use
- 12 months
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DisciplinesSustainable Development Sustainable Energy Environmental Sciences View 15 other Masters in Sustainable Development in Australia
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
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.
International37600 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 37600 AUD per year during 12 months.
National23440 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 23440 AUD per year during 12 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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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