Green and Sustainable Technologies - S4005

Green and Sustainable Technologies

Graduate certificate

The Graduate Certificate of Green and Sustainable Technologies provides expert training in green technologies coupled with sustainability to support the transformation of various industries. The principles of green technologies will be coupled with an understanding of sustainability issues to advance the reduction or elimination of hazardous substances involved in the design, manufacture and or application of diverse chemical products. The environmental, economic and social benefits are examined. Students choose aspects of green technologies, from innovation to design, and focus on applications in different contexts. The course can act as a pathway to the Master of Green and Sustainable Technologies.

At a glance

Course Details

  • On-campus at Clayton: Full time & part time
  • 0.5 years (full time)
  • 1 year (part time)
Start date
First Semester (February), Second Semester (July)
Graduate Certificate of Green and Sustainable Technologies
Course Handbook

Entry Requirements

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

Minimum Entry Requirements (Domestic students)


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.

*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.

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 S4005.


Semester two (July)

Apply directly to Monash using course code S4005.


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 are subject to change annually.

Full fee

Total fee for this 24 credit point (6 month full-time) course.


The equivalent fee for a 48 credit point (12 month full-time) course would be A$37,800

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.

Fee information specific to this course

The Commonwealth Government has allocated Commonwealth Supported Places for this course for the 2021 calendar year only.

Only full fee places will be offered from 2022.


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.