4 months
2100 USD/full
2100 USD/full
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In this 6-course Sustainability and Development MasterTrack offered at Coursera in partnership with University of Michigan, you’ll learn how to address sustainability and development challenges with actionable knowledge that empowers you to develop solutions to the world’s most pressing problems.

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Across the courses offered in this program you will learn how to understand and explain the world’s most pressing sustainability and development challenges. You will be able to critically analyze the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and how they relate to these pressing global challenges as well as learning how to use core frameworks and evidence to assess and develop effective solutions.

In addition, you’ll complete the Sustainability and Development MasterTrack  offered at Coursera in partnership with University of Michigan with a course consisting of two real-world projects which will give you hands-on experience in the field. In the first project, you will analyze three Michigan Sustainability Cases and synthesize their lessons for sustainability and development. 


  • Critical thinking
  • Evaluating evidence
  • Assessing solutions
  • Applying theories and methods
  • Collaboration with cross-functional teams
  • Translating knowledge

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Beyond the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) : Addressing Sustainability and Development
  • Methods/ Skills in Sustainability and Development (Required for all students)
  • Poverty to Wellbeing

  • Pathways to Zero Hunger
  • Good Health and Well-Being: Behaviors, Structures and Spillovers
  • Quality Education for Sustainability
  • Climate Change and Adaptation: Adaptive Development in a Changing World
  • Conservation and Sustainable Development Conservation and Sustainable Development

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 4 months

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Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

Intermediate Level

  • You should have some familiarity with engaging with scholarly texts and critically discussing their implications in written form. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2100 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2100 USD for the full programme during 4 months.
  • National

    2100 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2100 USD for the full programme during 4 months.
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