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Sustainable Community Development (Blended)

Royal Roads University

Postgraduate Certificate Blended
8339 CAD/full
6661 CAD/full
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The Sustainable Community Development (Blended) program at the Royal Roads University provides working professionals with a flexible path to improving their practical experience, skills and knowledge in sustainable community development through new thinking, strategy and applied solutions.

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The Sustainable Community Development (Blended) program at the Royal Roads University  combines on-site experiential learning with online study for an effective, flexible education option.

This graduate certificate program is for community-oriented professionals in the public and private sectors who are seeking practical tools and a holistic understanding of sustainable community-based development. 

By working on current, local projects that demand initiative, originality and leadership, you will gain the applied and theoretical expertise necessary for resolving complex community challenges. 

The residency also creates the opportunity to apply place-based evidence decision-making, improving your ability to effectively facilitate sustainable community development.


Upon completion of this six-month graduate certificate, students will be able to:

  • Apply principles and practices to increase resiliency, innovation and transformation on the path to sustainability;
  • Demonstrate an understanding of and ability to analyze applied research challenges or opportunities from an interdisciplinary perspective;
  • Gather, select and interpret appropriate quantitative and qualitative data to critically assess and evaluate issues using a systems lens;
  • Critically analyze, interpret and evaluate sustainable community development issues and scenarios, and recommend effective resolutions and strategies;
  • Work with comprehensive tools to support community success in planning, decision-making and successful implementation;
  • Apply principles and practices to build community engagement, capacity, collaboration and positive outcomes in varied contexts;
  • Demonstrate creativity and initiative across systems thinking and critical thinking; and
  • Apply experience and theory for practical, effective community development solutions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Core Principles of Sustainable Community Development
  • Applied Community Development - Case Studies
  • Sustainable Community Development Collaboratory
  • Academic Integrity

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines

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Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completion of a four-year (or comparable) undergraduate degree in a related field, from a recognized post-secondary institution.
  • Normally, at least three years of relevant, full-time work experience

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8339 CAD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8339 CAD for the full programme and a duration of  .
  • National

    6661 CAD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6661 CAD for the full programme and a duration of  .


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