Careers for life

Through our academic and professional courses, we’re creating a global network of leaders and thinkers who develop solutions to sustainable development challenges.

Our forward-thinking study programs and courses enable our graduates to engage with and respond to some of the biggest environmental, economic and social issues facing our world today.

Learn from some of the world’s leading experts – from behaviour change to leadership specialists – to develop the insights and critical inquiry necessary to collaborate, lead and deliver positive societal change.

Benefits of studying with MSDI

  • Learn from experts in sustainable development

    We do more than just teach in sustainable development – we work and research in the field. Our world leading experts and researchers in sustainable development bring their latest knowledge and innovation into the classroom.

  • Apply your new skills to real-world issues straight away

    MSDI has established around 150 partnerships with industry, government and community groups around the world. That means you’ll get a chance to engage with real-world issues and challenges while you’re learning, giving you ample experience before you’re out in the field.

  • Award-winning education that is designed to be transformative

    We want to expand your worldview – we’ll challenge the foundations of what you know through self-regulated learning and creative teaching techniques, and help you build the skills you need to engage with complexity.

  • Network with future global leaders

    Our courses attract students from all over the world, meaning you’ll get to study with emerging leaders from diverse backgrounds and cultures, and be exposed to a wide range of different perspectives.

  • Connect with current international experts in sustainable development

    Monash University, through MSDI, is host to the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network, for the Australia, New Zealand and Pacific region. As a key player in the region, we’re leading the regional conversation on the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and how to implement them.