Sustainable Cities, Sustainable Regions is offered as a major field of study in the Master of Environment degree.
Complex relationships exist between cities and the agricultural and natural environments on which they rely. The Sustainable Cities, Sustainable Regions major examines such relationships and how they impact on urban, suburban, rural and regional dwellers in the 21st century at different scales.
This major applies sustainability concepts across various settings including the urban, rural and regional landscapes.
Appropriate for professionals working in land management, extension, and planning agencies working and/or researching domestically or internationally, we are looking for students whose background equips them to move into advanced study of these issues.
Study in this major leads to employment in regulatory agencies, local, state and national government, international and national consulting companies and industries. Students can expect to work in urban, rural or regional areas.
Intended learning outcomes
Upon successful completion of the Sustainable Cities, Sustainable Regions specialisation, students will be able to:
- analyse complex relationships between cities and agricultural and natural environments on which they rely;
- propose strategies for sustainable planning, policy and management of human settlements and natural resources; and,
- collaborate across disciplines and sectors in the context of urban and regional planning and policy.
Last updated: 14 May 2021