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Help save the planet with a career in sustainability

There has never been a more important time to be involved in sustainability. Challenges such as climate change, diminishing resources and inequality mean that it is essential to cultivate a sense of societal responsibility, and create sustainable innovations. Help build a sustainable future for everyone today.

About this major

This major will be available from 2023 onwards.

The Sustainability Major is an interdisciplinary, undergraduate major focused on exploring diverse perspectives of sustainability. By integrating multiple perspectives, you will learn to build personal, social and professional skills that contribute to the development of a sustainable future. A Major in Sustainability equips you with the ability to generate creative and adaptive solutions to complex socioecological sustainability problems. 


Career opportunities

A Sustainability Major opens up a myriad of career opportunities in a range of fields, including:

  • government
  • law 
  • politics
  • consultancy 
  • policy and planning 
  • journalism
  • landscape 
  • architechture
  • biology 
  • reasearch
  • business 


Courses that offer this major

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The course information on this website applies only to future students. Current students should refer to faculty handbooks for current or past course information.

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