TITLE

The tertiary sector leads change

AUTHOR(S)
Taylor, Robin
PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Ecos;Dec2008/Jan2009, Issue 146, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Blog Entry
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the response of tertiary institutions to the need for sustainability practitioners with a range of new courses and adaptations. Murdoch University has the only undergraduate degree in sustainable development in Australia, which is followed by several universities that now offer postgraduate and cross disciplinary degrees. A Masters degree in corporate Environmental and Sustainability Management is also offered by the School of Geography and Environmental Science at Melbourne's Monash University.
ACCESSION #
37360168

 

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