Study postgraduate sustainability
Learn how to drive sustainable solutions and be ready for a career that makes a positive impact on our world.
Drive sustainable solutions
Gain the skills to address national and global sustainability challenges by developing and implementing strategies that balance environmental, social and economic considerations.Explore courses
A world-class degree
Deakin is ranked top 1% worldwide for ecology* and the research that informs our sustainability courses has been rated well above world standard^.
Learn from the best
You will be taught by academics who are experts in their field and by industry guest lecturers, ensuring you gain a real-world understanding of sustainability issues.
Benefit from industry connectedness
Gain an industry perspective and establish professional networks through guest lectures, site visits and industry linked projects.
Strong research links
“ I found Deakin University the best to study at because it has done a lot of research on marine and water bodies; studies on farms, carbon sequestration and many more. ”
Current Master of Sustainability student
Join the fight for our future and learn to preserve our planet for generations to come. Whether you choose to conserve wildlife and plants, study marine ecosystems or assist with environmental education, you’ll find a course option that suits your goals.
Build a solid understanding of issues in sustainability, environmental science and global change. You'll develop tools to measure and report on complex sustainability challenges and identify solutions that balance environmental, social and economic considerations.Explore course
This flexible degree builds on the Graduate Certificate of Sustainability and provides a range of elective study options that enable you to extend your knowledge in the key areas you’re most passionate about.Explore course
Build the skills to develop practical solutions to complex sustainability challenges and gain an in depth understanding of the Sustainable Development Goals, which every member country of the United Nations is committed to achieving by 2030.Explore course
Gain advanced knowledge and contemporary skills to develop successful sustainability strategies by applying multidisciplinary and ‘triple bottom line’ approaches to policy and management solutions, balancing environmental, social and economic considerations.Explore course
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