Master of Sustainability and Climate Policy
|Study method||Full-time or part-time|
|Study mode||On-campus or mixed on- and off-campus|
|Intake||February or July|
|Duration||18 months full-time or equivalent part-time|
This course builds on the curriculum of the Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma to provide you with an opportunity to complete individual research projects. You will work with dedicated supervisors to design, conduct and report on major applied research topics in your area of interest and expertise.
In these courses you will explore creative, constructive transitions to sustainability. You will analyse policies and practices to address the complexities of the new global sustainable development goals that aim to support people, planet, prosperity and peace.
You will explore the basic issues, concepts and methodologies central to sustainability and have the opportunity to pursue studies in a particular area of need and priority through optional units.
Curtin’s sustainability program has a strong emphasis on professional practice. You will apply your skills and knowledge to real-life issues through professional work and community engagement. Individual projects provide opportunities for you to research real-world issues.
The course caters for both full-time and part-time students and is offered in traditional and non-traditional study modes, including regular scheduled classes and intensive programs offered over a one-week period.
The master degree comprises three levels of study, with completion of one level giving you credit towards the next. You can choose to exit the degree at the Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma level.
Admission criteria for Australian and New Zealand students
A bachelor degree in any field of study from a recognised tertiary education institution. You may also gain entry through completion of the Graduate Certificate in Sustainability and Climate Policy.
English language proficiency
|IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)|
|Overall band score||6.5|
Other qualifications may also satisfy our English language admission criteria. Please view our English language requirements page to find out more.
Many units are available as regularly scheduled classes spread across a semester or as intensive programs offered over three or four days.
Off-campus and online study options are under development.
Some lectures in this course may be attended by both undergraduate and postgraduate students.
Fees for Australian and New Zealand students
|2018||Domestic fee paying Domestic fee-paying - A domestic fee-paying place is a place at university which is not Commonwealth supported, that is, not subsidised by the Australian Government. Domestic fee paying students will be charged tuition fees and may be eligible for FEE-HELP assistance for all or part of those tuition fees.||$17,700*|
Fees are indicative first year only.
* Based on a first-year full-time study load of 200 credits. 300 credits are needed to graduate from this course. The total cost will depend on your course options (i.e. units selected and time taken to complete).
Creative overlap between current employment and study is emphasised. Credit may be awarded for prior learning and demonstrated skills.
Learn about Credit for Recognised Learning (CRL)
- Environmental planner
- International development worker
- Social assessment officer
- Sustainability consultant
- Sustainability officer.
- Engineering and infrastructure development organisations
- Environmental organisations
- International aid organisations
- Local government
- Organisations in the energy and resources sector
- Transport agencies.
More information about Sustainability and Climate Policy