Benefits of studying with MSDI
Learn from experts in sustainable development
Apply your new skills to real-world issues straight away
Award-winning education that is designed to be transformative
Network with future global leaders
Connect with current international experts in sustainable development
Postgraduate and undergraduate courses View
MSDI offers postgraduate and undergraduate accredited courses that benefit from a transdisciplinary approach to sustainable development.
Our courses are transformative and are designed to expand your worldview, challenge your existing ideas and help you to engage with complexity. Our extensive network will provide you with opportunities to gain hands-on experience and apply what you’ve learned to the real world.
The Master of Environment and Sustainability has intakes in February (Semester 1) and July (Semester 2) each year, with early applications encouraged for either intake. Please enquire online for application deadlines.
Master of Environment and Sustainability
Our Leadership for Sustainable Development specialisation will give you the knowledge and skills to lead from wherever you are.
Graduate Certificate in Innovation for Sustainability
In partnership with Faculty of Science, MSDI is offering a new course that will give you the knowledge and tools to implement innovative responses to our sustainability challenges.
Sustainable Business and Innovation
This postgraduate unit provides students with the opportunity to demonstrate a broad knowledge of global sustainable development challenges and understand the role of business globally and locally in contributing to innovation and entrepreneurial solutions.
Climate Change and Carbon Management Strategies
This undergraduate unit, run by MSDI’s Climateworks Centre team, explores the business, regulatory and economic perspectives of reducing the impacts of climate change.
Professional development and continuing education View
We offer a range of short courses so you can learn with industry experts. Gain new skills and knowledge to take your career that step further.
Developing a net zero strategy for the built environment
This course is your roadmap for net zero buildings. It will equip you with the knowledge and frameworks required to develop a compelling case for a net zero strategy for buildings, and to take your first steps towards net zero.
Sustainable Healthcare in Practice
A first-of-its-kind across Australia, this micro-credential course addresses a critical area in health that is rapidly gaining attention and importance with national and international efforts to meet climate change and sustainability imperatives.
Climate Change and Business Risk
Move past short-term pressures, policy uncertainty, and the difficulty of organisational and systems change, to develop a strategic approach for successfully integrating climate into strategy.
Applying Behavioural Science to Create Change
This BehaviourWorks Australia micro-credential is an online course empowering you to create the change you seek in a range of sustainability and becoming a leader in creating behaviour-focused solutions.
Using systems thinking to unpack problems
This course introduces a practical way to apply systems thinking to understand the problem and reveal the social, economic and environmental factors that may contribute to it.
INSPIRE : Behavioural insights for better communications
This course explores how to improve the effectiveness of written communications using behaviour change concepts.
Extra curricular education View
If you see yourself as a disruptor or agent of change, our programs are designed to inspire you in your career and beyond.
Designed for Monash University students and alumni from any Faculty, our award-winning extra-curricular programs can complement your degree and strengthen your resume.
A transformational course, Green Steps will equip you with the skills, tools and knowledge to become an effective leader and sustainability change agent. Innovative and practical sustainability training.
Leave No One Behind
Part learning program, part competition. Learn the ins-and-outs of social business and entrepreneurship. This program will help you take your innovative idea for addressing social disadvantage and inequality and make it a reality.
Take One Step
Our digital engagement platform will engage and educate you on the Sustainable Development Goals. The platform will challenge your pre-existing values and encourage you to pledge one action that can help build a better world.