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These regulations are to be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including General Regulations for Postgraduate Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas, and Postgraduate Certificates.
1. Admission to the Master of Sustainable Development Goals requires that the candidate will:
(a) meet the University admission requirements as specified; and will have
(b) been awarded or qualified for a Bachelor's degree or equivalent, having achieved a grade average of at least a B in the highest level courses.
2. Candidates for the Master of Sustainable Development Goals shall follow a parts-based programme of study, which shall consist of courses totalling at least 180 credits comprising:
(a) Part One and Part Two as defined by the Schedule to the Degree;
(b) at least 60 credits at 800 level;
(c) the core courses listed in Schedule A;
(d) completion of a subject as specified in Schedule B;
(e) attending field trips, contact workshops, studios, workshops, tutorials, and laboratories as required.
3. Candidates for the Degree of Master of Sustainable Development Goals may complete a subject by passing at least 120 credits in a subject including:
(a) an 800 level Practicum inquiry course of 60 credits;
(b) any compulsory courses identified in the subject schedule.
The requirements for each subject are set out in the Schedule for the Degree.
4. Subjects available in the Master of Sustainable Development Goals are: Business and Sustainability, Disaster Management, Environmental Sustainability, and Global Development.
5. For progression from Part One to Part Two, candidates must have achieved a Grade Average of at least a B over the Part One courses.
6. In cases of sufficient merit, the Degree of Master of Sustainable Development Goals may be awarded with Distinction or Merit in accordance with the provisions of the General Regulations for Postgraduate Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas, and Postgraduate Certificates.
7. The timeframes for completion as outlined in the General Regulations for Postgraduate Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas, and Postgraduate Certificates will apply.
8. Candidates may be graduated when they meet the Admission, Qualification and Academic requirements within the prescribed timeframes; candidates who do not meet the requirements for progression from Part One to Part Two, or who do not meet the requirements for graduation may, subject to the approval of Academic Board, be awarded the Postgraduate Diploma in Arts, Postgraduate Diploma in Business, Postgraduate Diploma in Science and Technology, Postgraduate Certificate in Arts, Postgraduate Certificate in Business, or Postgraduate Certificate in Science and Technology should they meet the relevant Qualification requirements.
9. The general Unsatisfactory Academic Progress regulations will apply.
131.704 Sustainable Development 30 credits
131.709 Sustainable Development Goals in Practice 30 credits
60 credits from
152.728 Corporate Citizenship and Responsibility 30 credits
152.730 Advanced Contemporary Issues in Sustainability 30 credits
130.701 Natural Hazards 30 credits
130.702 Coping with Disasters 30 credits
130.705 Emergency Management 30 credits
130.706 Emergency Management in Practice 30 credits
188.705 Environmental Policy 15 credits
188.707 Environmental Management Principles and Practice 15 credits
188.708 Land System Change 15 credits
188.751 Advanced Zero Waste for Sustainability 30 credits
131.702 Development Management 30 credits
131.703 Gender and Development 30 credits
132.735 Natural Resource Policy and Planning 30 credits
176.718 Environmental Sociology 30 credits
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Last updated on Friday 29 November 2019