Deakin University

Master of Sustainability

Deakin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00113B

Globalisation, population growth and climate change are dramatically impacting the natural environment, economies, and societies around the world. Issues of sustainability are critical to our future and humanity is placing increasing pressure on the environment through growing consumption, resource use, and increased degradation of natural capital such as land, water, air and biodiversity.The Master of Sustainability 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 develop 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.


16 credit points


  • Sustainable regional development
  • Environmental management
  • Research impact and management
  • Research frontiers project
  • Industry practice
  • Research thesis
  • Research planning and communication.

Standard entry 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.

Study pathways

Pathway options: Graduates will be uniquely positioned to commence a PhD.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Cloud(online) Domestic: $58,184
  • Online/Off-campus : 2 years
Melbourne Burwood Yes
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

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