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About

Design innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing sustainability and development challenges using core frameworks to assess evidence and implement effective solutions with the Sustainability and Development MasterTrack offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Michigan.

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Overview

Learn how to design innovative solutions to core sustainability and development challenges with the Sustainability and Development MasterTrack offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Michigan.

Sustainability and development pose unprecedented challenges as human societies grow and seek to ensure future well-being and prosperity. In this program, you will complete courses that will earn you credit towards the University of Michigan’s Master of Science in Environment and Sustainability, if admitted to the program. Through these courses, 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.

You'll be introduced to the main theoretical currents in Sustainability and Development as a field of study with an in-depth understanding of the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the methods and skills necessary for designing innovative solutions to sustainability and development problems.

What you will learn

  • Understand and explain the world’s most pressing sustainability and development challenges.
  • Critically analyze the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and how they relate to relate to these pressing global challenges.
  • Use core frameworks and evidence to assess and develop effective solutions.

Programme Structure

What is a MasterTrack Certificate?

With MasterTrack™ Certificates, portions of Master’s programs have been split into online modules, so you can earn a high quality university-issued career credential at a breakthrough price in a flexible, interactive format. Benefit from a deeply engaging learning experience with real-world projects and live, expert instruction. If you are accepted to the full Master's program, your MasterTrack coursework counts towards your degree.

Courses included:

  • Beyond the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): Addressing Sustainability and Development
  • Poverty to Wellbeing
  • Pathways to Zero Hunger
  • Good Health and Well-Being: Behaviors, Structures and Spillovers
  • Quality Education for Sustainability
  • Methods/Skills in Sustainability and Development—Required for all
  • Capstone Projects—Required for all
  • Gender: Environment, Power and Equity
  • The Future of Water
  • Pathways to Achieving Sustainable Energy for All

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 4 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

The deadline to enroll in the next cohort is December 7.

Language

English

Credits

6 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

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. 
  • Although a basic understanding is expected, you will learn strategies for developing these skills throughout the program.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2100 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2100 USD for the full programme and a duration of 4 months.
  • National

    2100 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2100 USD for the full programme and a duration of 4 months.
  • Four payments of $525
  • Or pay all at once and save 5%

Funding

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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