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Murdoch University

  • 3,394 postgraduate students
  • 37% international / 63% domestic

Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Sustainable Development

The future is uncertain and there’s no doubt that a growing number of businesses, organisations and government bodies across the world are looking for ways to use resources wisely, put new technology to use, and help to create a more sustainable future.

Key details

Duration
3 years full-time, 6 years part-time
Course Code
B1356
Study Mode
In person

About this course

The future is uncertain and there’s no doubt that a growing number of businesses, organisations and government bodies across the world are looking for ways to use resources wisely, put new technology to use, and help to create a more sustainable future. In this course you’ll learn about the world’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and how to uphold them. You’ll develop expertise to work with communities in finding solutions to urgent sustainability issues including climate change, reducing waste, and protecting biodiversity. You’ll gain the critical thinking, communication and hands-on skills you need to shape the future and to be an asset to any organisation. This is a rapidly expanding field – and you can give yourself a competitive edge by combining your Sustainable Development major with another discipline, such as Community Development, Tourism and Events or International Aid and Development. 6 reasons to study Sustainable Development Study a course with a great reputation, responsible for training sustainability professionals and change agents since 2000. Join our dynamic community of students, graduates and experts committed to making a difference on a local, national and global scale.   Travel to Indonesia for a semester as part of the Study Indonesia Australian Consortium for ‘In-Country’ Indonesian Studies (ACICIS) program. Take on sustainability volunteering within Australia or overseas which will count towards your academic credits. Work with local and international organisations on real projects as part of our work integrated learning program. Expand your skill set and boost your career prospects with a double major. Some of the things you’ll learn overseas aid and international development global and regional sustainability sustainable tourism sustainable urban communities resilient regions: sustainability in practice. Your future career When you graduate with a degree in Sustainable Development, you could pursue a range of careers with state and federal government agencies, non-governmental organisations (known as NGOs) or businesses.

Study locations

Murdoch WA

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Humanities, Culture & Social Sciences courses at Murdoch University.
89%
Overall satisfaction
83.9%
Skill scale
78.4%
Teaching scale
60.1%
Employed full-time
$65k
Average salary