24 months
37600 AUD/year
29400 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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Develop advanced knowledge in environmental management or sustainable regional development for a career addressing important sustainability issues with this Master of Sustainability from Deakin University.  

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With globalisation, population growth, and climate change dramatically affecting the natural environment, economies, and societies around the world, issues of sustainability have become critical to our future.  

Humanity is placing evermore pressure on the environment through increased consumption and resource use, and increased degradation of natural capital such as land, water, air, and biodiversity. 

The Master of Sustainability from Deakin University  prepares you to address the complex and interacting social, economic, and environmental dimensions of sustainability issues and challenges faced globally.

Throughout this course, you will acquire advanced knowledge and contemporary skills in the multidisciplinary approaches to examining why environmental impacts occur and developing appropriate cost-effective and targeted solutions to managing these impacts.


As a graduate of this course, you will be uniquely positioned to commence a PhD or actively pursue research roles in industry, education, government, NGOs, policy developments and teaching.  

Depending on your chosen area of expertise, you may choose to seek employment as an ecologist, environment consultant, communications specialist, researcher or science journalist.  

Potential employers include CSIRO, planning and research officers for state/federal government, government planning and environment departments, environmental protection agencies, cultural and natural heritage management, environmental conservation, land and water management, natural resource management, , private research institutes, private commercial companies, industrial research companies, universities, NGOs, schools, agriculture and food sector, local councils and public service.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Academic Integrity
  • Research Planning and Communication
  • Research Impact and Management
  • Sustainable Regional Development  
  • Environmental Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


16 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

Entry will be based on performance in:

  • a Bachelor degree in same discipline with a minimum WAM (Weighted Average Mark) of 60% OR,
  • a Graduate Certificate in same discipline, OR
  • a Bachelor degree in any discipline PLUS 3 years relevant work experience.
CRICOS code: 096752K  

Tuition Fee

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  • International

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

    29400 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29400 AUD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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