Transforming Cities for Sustainability

Transforming Cities for Sustainability

Using Monash's world-leading research to create the cities of the future.

Nobel Prize Winner, Aromar Revi, has called cities the most important human invention in the last 5000 years. By 2050, 68% of the world's people will be living in cities. That's why transforming cities is key to solving our interconnected global crises.

Monash University is a global leader in Net Zero Emission and Water Sensitive Cities research. Now we're bringing that expertise together to offer you a unique and one-of-a-kind Masters unit.

In this course, you will:

  • Develop a deeper appreciation and critical understanding of city evolution and sustainability issues
  • Learn about Water Sensitive Cities and Net Zero Decarbonisation and how they interconnect
  • Learn from Monash's own on-campus 'living laboratory' how innovations can be translated into real-world impact
  • Engage with experts who are shaping the future of cities
  • Apply social innovation tools to design your own sustainable cities experiment

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Is this course for you?

This unit is an elective in the Master of Environment and Sustainability, and has been designed to compliment existing specialisation studies. It may also be of interest to students studying within Business, Project Management, Urban Planning, Public Policy, Engineering and more. If you are interested in the unit, but unsure of its relevance to your studies and interests, please feel free to contact David Robertson, the Unit Coordinator, to discuss.

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