Green and Sustainable Technologies - S6006

Green and Sustainable Technologies

Master degree

The Master of Green and Sustainable Technologies recognises the increasing demand for graduates with expertise in green chemistry to lead the transformation of chemical and other industries where chemistry and chemical engineering play a crucial role, in delivering the products coming from those industries.

This course will provide you with core specialist studies in green technologies, focused on applications in different contexts, and integrated with sustainability principles covering both technical, business and societal and cultural issues. As a student in this program, you will have the opportunity to design and implement new products and processes that will highlight the role that chemistry has to play in addressing the UN Sustainable Development Goals.  The program will provide you with the principles of green technologies and a deep understanding of sustainability issues that will lead to the reduction or elimination of hazardous substances involved in the design, manufacture and application of chemical products. The course will also examine the environmental, economic and social benefits arising from the transformation of the chemical industries of the future.

The Monash Master of Green and Sustainable Technologies is a two-year course that provides expert training in Green technologies coupled with Sustainability, where both these aspects have to be addressed for the future chemical industries and other enterprises where chemistry has a role. The principles of green technologies will be coupled with a firm understanding of sustainability issues that will lead to the reduction or elimination of hazardous substances involved in the design, manufacture and application of chemical products. The environmental, economic and social benefits arising from the transformation of the chemical industries of the future will be examined.

The course will provide you with core specialist studies in green technologies, focused on applications in different contexts, and integrated with sustainability principles covering both technical, business and societal and cultural issues.

The course also includes the opportunity for you to undertake an industry consultancy project or a research project. It is structured to allow maximum flexibility to take students with varied backgrounds in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, materials science, biotechnology, biomedical sciences, biotechnology, pharmaceutical sciences, and food science where chemistry is a key component of these other programs.

As a graduate, you will be strongly placed to gain employment in a range of industries, government and non-government organisations and to contribute to their continued development to meet the needs of the future.

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Course Details

Location
  • On-campus at Clayton: Full time & part time
Duration
1 year/1.5 years/2 years (full time), depending on prior qualifications. See entry requirements
Start date
First semester (February), Second semester (July)
Qualification
Master of Green and Sustainable Technologies
Alternative exits

Entry Requirements

You need to satisfy the following entrance requirements to be considered for entry to this course.

Minimum Entry Requirements (Domestic students)

Qualifications

Depending on prior qualifications:

Entry level 1: 96 points to complete – Duration: 2 years full-time, 4 years part-time

An Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent) with at least first year Chemistry studies and at least 60% (credit) average overall, or equivalent qualification and experience approved by the faculty leading the specialisation. knowledge of topics in composition and nomenclature of matter; physical, chemical, electrochemical properties of matter; drivers of molecular interactions and stability; quantifying chemical reactions; principles of chemical analysis.

Entry level 2: 72 points to complete – Duration: 1.5 years full-time, 3 years part-time

An Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent) in a cognate discipline including chemistry, chemical engineering, biomedical science, materials science, biochemistry, or biotechnology (with at least 12 points or equivalent of second level chemistry) with at least 60% (credit) average, or equivalent qualification and experience approved by the faculty leading the specialisation.

Entry level 3: 48 points to complete – Duration: 1 year full-time, 2 years part-timeAn Australian bachelor honours degree (or equivalent) in the cognate discipline of Chemistry or Biochemistry with at least 60% (credit) average, or equivalent qualification and experience approved by the faculty leading the specialisation.

English requirements

Applicants must also meet the English language requirements.

University entrance requirements

Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University Australia.

Making the application

Future students

Semester one (February)

Apply directly to Monash using course code S6006

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Semester two (July)

Apply directly to Monash using course code S6006

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Current Monash students

You may apply to transfer from another Monash course. Transfers are a competitive process. You may apply mid-year for available courses however consideration will be given as to whether you will be able to follow your course progression.

Please note that if you apply for a course transfer, you should still enrol in your current course as if you were continuing so as not to jeopardise your enrolment in the Faculty if your transfer application is unsuccessful. More about Course Transfer...

Self assess for credit eligibility

Check for study credit using the "Credit search" link on the Credit for prior study page

Fees

Fees are subject to change annually.

Commonwealth supported place (CSP)

The average annual student contribution amount is:

A$14,500

Note: see information on how average fee is calculated.

Fee assistance

As a Commonwealth supported student, you may be able to either:

Full fee

Fees are per 48 credit points which represents a standard full-time course load for a year.

A$36,000

Fee assistance

As a full fee-paying student, you may be eligible to apply for the optional FEE-HELP to assist you to pay all or part of your tuition fees.

Scholarships

We offer over 360 types of scholarships, valued at up to $280,000. Some scholarships offer one-off payments while others continue for the length of your course. Learn more about Monash Scholarships.

Other costs and fees

For information on other study costs and fees, see other study costs.