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Courses in Sustainable Development

urban-sprawlThe Years 2005 -2015 mark the Decade of Education for Sustainable Development.

ANU: School of Resources Environment & Society (SRES)

ANU: ACEL Courses in Environmental Law

A selection of courses can be taken as PD short courses or as part of a graduate degree in the Law Faculty at the Australian Centre for Environmental Law (ACEL), ANU.

Charles Sturt University Distance Education

Postgraduate courses are available in: Ecotourism; Environmental Conservation; Environmental Management; Parks, Recreation & Heritage; Restoration Ecology; River Restoration & Management; Sustainable Agriculture; and Sustainable Management. See postgraduate courses at the Faculty of Science and Agriculture

Curtin University of Technology

The Centre of Excellence in Cleaner Production, offers two world-class, multidisciplinary professional Masters programs – Sustainability Management and Cleaner Production – in addition to specialized undergraduate units in sustainable production & consumption and engineering sustainable development.

Deakin University

The Faculty of Science and Technology at Deakin University offers a Bachelor of Environmental Science (Environmental Management) to provide knowledge of the functioning and management of the complex interactions between the biological, physical, social, economic and political worlds.

Environmental managers work with natural, rural and urban systems and their communities. They monitor environmental health - to guard against the degrading impacts of overuse and waste disposal - as well as planning activities and developing policy to achieve the best outcome for the environment and our society.

While studying Deakin's Bachelor of Environmental Science (Environmental Management) you will experience a combination of hands-on and theoretical learning and have access to state-of-the-art facilities including sustainability assessment tools and a Global Information Systems (GIS) laboratory.

Edith Cowan University

School of Natural Sciences (SONS) Masters of Environmental Management offers a fully online course to build skills & knowledge for integration of environmental planning, conservation & monitoring into broader organizational decision making.

International – Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden

Applications are open for the Masters of Strategic Leadership Towards Sustainability program. This is a trans-disciplinary program taught in English based on an intellectually rigorous and scientifically relevant model for systematic progress towards an attractive sustainable society.

Macquarie University, Sydney

Offers courses in Environmental Education and Sustainable Development.

Monash University

Linked Postgraduate Coursework Programs in Environment and Sustainability Each offers opportunities for students to study electives and undertake projects in topics of special interest.

Murdoch University

Undergraduate Degrees in Sustainable Development, Masters by Coursework Degree in Ecologically Sustainable Development, an associated Masters in City Policy, and PhD programs covering a wide variety of sustainability issues from a policy perspective. A feature of the ISTP approach is the involvement of students in practical applications of sustainability (e.g., the recently developed WA State Sustainability Strategy).

Rangelands Australia – at the University of Queensland

Gatton Campus Australia’s only postgraduate coursework programs in Rangelands Management for land managers, government advisors and facilitators. Qualifications include a Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, and Masters of Rangelands Management.

River Styles

The River Styles Short Course develops understanding for better decision making in river management and rehabilitation.

Swinburne University of Technology – National Centre for Sustainability

The National Centre for Sustainability delivers quality educational programs and work in partnership with industry, government and community to support the development and implementation of sustainable practices. We offer a range of courses and services to meet your needs..

The Natural Edge Project

Offer an Engineering Sustainable Solutions Program: Training materials and courses available.

University of Melbourne

Graduate Environmental Program – a multi-disciplinary, cross-faculty program that helps students turn their interests and concerns into practical actions for environmental sustainability, social equity and profitability.

University of New South Wales

University of South Australia

School of Natural & Built Environments Environmental Management and Sustainability – Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma and Masters courses in a range of aspects of environmental management for domestic and international applicants.

University of Tasmania

School of Geography & Environmental Studies - Environmental postgraduate coursework (Certificate, Diploma, Masters) by distance education or on Campus.

Institute for Sustainable Futures (ISF)

ISF offers Doctoral & Masters by Research programs in Sustainable Futures.

University of Western Australia

Faculty of Natural & Agricultural Sciences Fully online Postgraduate Courses in NRM Policy & Planning – Especially suited to people in rural and regional areas. Examines key issues, institutions and policies for NRM in Australia as well as local and regional NRM planning.


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