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Graduate Certificate in Sustainability

  • Graduate Certificate

By tackling key global issues, the Graduate Certificate in Sustainability will equip you to further your career in diverse areas from environmental science to finance, from law to urban planning, and from sustainable building design to public health.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Certificate
Duration
0.5 year full-time, 1 year part-time
Course Code
GCSUSTAI1000, 068692E
Study Mode
In person
Fees
$9,359 per year / $9,359 total

About this course

By tackling key global issues, the Graduate Certificate in Sustainability will equip you to further your career in diverse areas from environmental science to finance, from law to urban planning, and from sustainable building design to public health. You"ll learn about energy conservation, population health, food security, sustainability policy, and sustainability analysis tools.

In this half-year postgraduate course you will boost your education with an understanding of complex sustainability challenges and discover tools to measure, report on and identify solutions to these challenges.

A training pathway into the Graduate Diploma or the Master courses, the Graduate Certificate in Sustainability has been developed in collaboration with the University's sustainability experts and industry professionals from areas such as energy, finance, the media, planning, health, law, and government. It aims to turn you into a sustainability professional able to extend your discipline-specific skills with an appreciation of the technological, commercial, legal, governmental and societal imperatives underpinning sustainability issues.

Offering excellent flexibility, the sustainability program lets you tailor your subjects to suit your background and career interests. First, you will build a foundation in sustainability, with core units including health and population, energy and resources, food and water security, policy and governance, social change, and sustainability analysis tools. Then, you will broaden your study of sustainability by choosing your electives across a range of areas or focus on one aspect by choosing related electives and designing your Masters course capstone project in that area.

By joining the sustainability program at the University of Sydney, you will be part of a truly multidisciplinary experience.

Entry requirements

Level of Study
Bachelor

Study locations

Camperdown

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Agriculture & Environmental Studies courses at University of Sydney (USYD).
83.7%
Overall satisfaction
82%
Skill scale
70%
Teaching scale
79.4%
Employed full-time