Global Environment and Sustainable Development

Explore the links between global environmental change and human wellbeing. You will learn about the connections between environmental and developmental challenges. You will also analyse the cultural practices and the legal and policy structures that shape and respond to those challenges.

As a Global Studies graduate, you will be a competent global citizen. In addition to language skills and related regional knowledge, your research skills and strong practical knowledge will prepare you for leadership roles in a variety of sectors including foreign affairs, NGOs, international media, education and tourism.

Courses

You will need to pass at least 150 points (10 courses) from those listed above, including at least 45 points (three courses) at Stage III. Each course is worth 15 points.

If you are taking the Bachelor of Global Studies as part of a conjoint programme, you will need to pass at least 120 points (8 courses) from those listed above, including at least 45 points (three courses) at Stage III. Each course is worth 15 points.

Your major must include:

  • 15 points: ENVSCI 101
  • 30 points from ECON 151 or 152, GLOBAL 101,
    HISTORY 103, POLITICS 106

More information about the Bachelor of Global Studies degree structure.

Career opportunities

  • Development officer
  • Environmental consultant
  • Environmental policy analyst
  • Humanitarian relief worker
  • NGO worker