Units of study

Core units of study

The core units of study in the Sustainability program are:

Unit code Unit name When Mode Unit type
SUST5001 Introduction to Sustainability (Why take this unit?) Semester 1, Semester 2 Weekly classes Core
SUST5002 Food and Water Security Semester 2 Weekly classes Optional core
SUST5003 Energy and Resources (Why take this unit?) Semester 1 Weekly classes Optional core
SUST5004 Populations and Health Semester 2 Weekly classes (alternating workshops and online tutorials) Optional core
SUST5005 Policy and Sustainability Semester 2 Intensive Optional core
SUST5006 Sustainability, Society and Change Semester 1 Weekly classes Optional core
PHYS5031 Ecological Economics and Sustainability Analysis Semester 1 Weekly classes Optional core
SUST5007-9* Capstone research project (Why take this unit?) Semester 1, Semester 2 Self-organised meetings with mentor Core*

* The Capstone research project is a core unit for Master of Sustainability students only.

Elective units and example study plans

The list of possible elective units is broad, allowing you to choose from a range of disciplines.

To provide some guidance, example study plans have been developed. These are intended to provide examples of how students may design their study plans. Example study plans include:

Note that the example study plans are not exhaustive; they are intended to be a guide only.