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Master of Educational Leadership

Monash University
Program overview
2 years
Full time
Master's degree
34,000 USD
Start dates
34,000 USD
February 2021

34,000 USD
February 2022

34,000 USD
February 2023
Monash University

Program description

Master of Environment and Sustainability

The Master of Environment and Sustainability is a forward-thinking, interdisciplinary, two-year course that integrates the knowledge needed to mitigate and adapt to global change with sustainability principles. Central to its approach is an understanding of the scale of dependence of social, economic and environmental systems for effective environmental governance. Thus, the course focuses on developing a global change knowledge base and a diverse vocational skill set, and provides evidentiary and interdisciplinary approaches to problem solving.

You will choose one of five specializations and have the opportunity to work in real-world contexts, combining theory and practice, to respond to local and international, corporate, government and social environmental concerns. Graduates are strongly placed to provide strategic leadership in a wide range of settings, such as policy formulation, regulation, advice, management, extension and capacity building.

This course also available in Off-campus with the study pace of Full time & part-time

Admission requirements

English entry requirements

  • IELTS (Academic): 6.5 overall (no band lower than 6.0)
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic): score of 58 overall with no band lower than 50
  • TOEFL Internet-based test: score of 79 overall with minimum scores: Writing: 21, Listening: 12, Reading: 13 and Speaking: 18

For more information about entry requirements please visit the university website.

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Program content

The course is structured in four parts:

  • Part A. Environment and sustainability core studies,
  • Part B. Specialization preparatory studies,
  • Part C. Specialist studies, and
  • Part D. Advanced practice.

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.


Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course it is expected that you will be able to:

  1. evaluate, analyze and integrate knowledge of global change and sustainability and the interdependence of society, the economy and the environment
  2. evaluate, analyze and integrate approaches to environment and sustainability within their specializations, including environmental security, international development, leadership, policy and governance or business management
  3. apply expert, specialized cognitive, research, technical and communication skills to analyze and design solutions to environment and sustainability problems
  4. reflect and participate constructively in ethical decision making consistent with sustainability principles.
  5. In addition, depending on the specialization chosen: Corporate environmental and sustainability management students will be able to: demonstrate advanced and integrated knowledge of global environmental, social and economic issues facing business and the key sustainability management theories, concepts and principles
  6. apply expert skills and specialized knowledge of the key sustainability management theories, concepts and principles to critically evaluate the global environmental, social and economic issues facing business.
  7. Environment and governance students will be able to: demonstrate advanced and integrated knowledge of key environmental challenges and environmental policy and management approaches to address these challenges
  8. apply expert skills and specialized knowledge to critically evaluate environmental policy and management approaches and the design and implementation of fit for purpose policy and management approaches.
  9. Environmental security students will be able to: demonstrate advanced and integrated knowledge of the biological, chemical, and physical basis of global environmental change, its impacts on the natural environment and its implications for society
  10. apply expert skills and specialized knowledge to analyze and interpret the science required for policy and environmental management within the field of environmental security.
  11. International development and environment students will be able to: demonstrate advanced and integrated knowledge of theory and practice of international development, and frameworks for understanding the environmental impacts of development
  12. apply expert skills and specialized knowledge to analyze the causes of poverty, disadvantage and environmental change, and plan and implement international development projects and programs.
  13. Leadership for sustainable development students will be able to: demonstrate advanced and integrated knowledge tools, mechanisms and skills required to influence and lead change processes to enhance positive environmental, economic and social outcomes for sustainability
  14. apply expert skills and specialized knowledge of critical drivers of individual behavior affecting sustainability practice to analyze and to design solutions to target these drivers.

Continuing studies

Successful completion of this course may provide a pathway to a graduate research degree. You will need to demonstrate a strong academic record and undertake the 24 credit point research project in Part D.

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