Want to contribute to a more sustainable world?
A range of study areas and courses at Deakin are focused around developing the skills and knowledge to make an impact on the future wellbeing of our planet. You can include sustainability-related units in an arts or business degree or choose a specialist course focusing on environmental issues and solutions.
We are committed to embedding the United Nations sustainable development goals across our curriculum so that you have the tools to pursue a career that makes a difference.
Focus on finding solutions to the world's most pressing environmental problems. Understand the issues and learn to influence policy, planning and behaviour to affect change across a broad range of environmental areas.
This rapidly growing field of expertise will make you a highly sought-after graduate in careers that address global environmental issues such as climate change, sustainability, recycling, public health and pollution.
Wildlife and conservation biology
Contribute to a better world for future generations by helping to conserve and preserve the world's animals. Learn how to handle native animals, survey wildlife populations and conduct sustainability assessments.
Discover what's under the surface of the water in our purpose-built marine facilities. Graduate ready to tackle the latest in conservation, management and sustainability of our marine environment.
Explore smart, sustainable, innovative design in a mixture of theory and practical learning – whether you're developing models or exploring urban ecologies.
Gain skills to protect the future of our planet
At Deakin you won't just learn about the future, you'll prepare for it with real-world learning fuelled by progressive thinking. Kick-start your career in sustainability and find out why we’re Victoria's #1 university for educational experience.