During this microcredential you will interrogate the importance of sustainability across policy and practice and the significance of working closely with affected communities to achieve sustainable outcomes that are meaningful to the people concerned.
You will examine concepts such as complexity theory, equality, sustainable development and ecological understandings of our economic system, and join the critical debate in relation to sustainability across different development contexts.
This microcredential is a pathway for Deakin’s Graduate Certificate of Sustainable Development and Humanitarian Action and a number of related degrees. Successful completion offers credit towards a qualification at postgraduate level.
To pass this microcredential, you’ll need to successfully complete 2 assessment tasks including an essay and a project brief for a sustainable initiative.
What Skills You Will Learn?
- Social justice
- Sustainability plans
- Creating initiatives
- Developing sustainable cities
- Sustainability for individuals
By the end of the microcredential, you’ll be able to...
- Evaluate diverse theoretical perspectives of sustainable development, and analyse how these have been applied in real-world scenarios
- Identify and explain the complex interrelationships between ecology, society and sustainable development
- Critically analyse a range of mainstream and non-mainstream perspectives on sustainable development
- Apply alternative thinking to address issues of sustainability and development
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Programme StructureWhat is a microcredential?Microcredentials are designed to upskill you for work in rapidly-growing industries, without the time and cost commitment of a full degree. Your microcredential can stand alone as an independent credential, and some also offer academic credit to use towards a degree.
- Introduction to Sustainability and Development
- Social Justice, Equality and Sustainability
- The Environmental Imperative
- People and Cities
- Doughnuts and Sustainability
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- 3 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
Join by 23 Nov 2020
Microcredentials with credit are designed to be transferable. You can use the credit as one of the credentials listed on your application form for any university or course, and you can include it on your CV when you apply for a job.
- No Attendance
- Proactive tutoring and support
- Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions)
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Applicants for this microcredential require English proficiency and the academic capacity to complete the required assessments. Professional experience recommended. For entry into a pathway degree, students will require an undergraduate degree or equivalent relevant work experience.
- For entry into a pathway degree course at Deakin students will need to prove English language skills at IELTS 6.5 or above and meet entry requirements + any residency requirements for on-campus enrolments.
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International1064 EUR/fullTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1064 EUR for the full programme during 3 months.
National1064 EUR/fullTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1064 EUR for the full programme during 3 months.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.