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Planet Positive

Undergraduate specialisation

Become planet positive! Get the skills to champion positive environmental change in every career and any industry.

Course outline
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    Planet Positive Specialisation
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Course outline

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Course outline



Help address the environment and climate emergency.

This sector-leading course will equip you with the knowledge and skills to be prepared and qualified to tackle urgent environmental issues in your chosen field.

You'll work with key community and industry partners to understand environment and climate challenges from the perspective of different disciplines. You'll learn about the UN Sustainable Development Goals and develop foundational knowledge of innovative thinking and project design.

You'll also take part in a Sustainability Challenge, where you will help develop solutions to real world problems that are contributing to climate change, pollution and biodiversity loss.

Just as the environment and climate emergency change affects every person on this planet, this course is applicable to every career and every industry. You'll have the flexibility to choose two optional units in an area that supports your unique interests and career goals.

By becoming 'Planet Positive', you will learn how to champion positive environmental change, helping to shift society from the current paradigm of simply reducing impact, to one that promotes regenerative action.

Why study Planet Positive

Top 1% university

We're ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide.

Academic Ranking of World Universities 2022

Connect with industry

You'll get to work (and network!) directly with industry in our Sustinability Challenge unit.

Learn from experts

This course is designed by sustainability leader Professor Josh Byrne, Curtin's Dean of Sustainable Futures.

Credit for recognised learning (CRL)

Use your experience to get credit towards your degree

Finish your course sooner with credit for your previous study or work experience.

Fees and charges

Fee information is not available for this course at this time. Find estimated course fees.

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  • Curtin course code: SPUC-PLNET
  • Last updated on: 29 May 2024

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