About the course
The Graduate Diploma of Sustainable Regional Development builds on the core units offered in the graduate certificate to provide students with an increased understanding of research planning and management, and the opportunity to undertake elective studies in a complementary area of their choosing. This course is ideally suited to those interested in acquiring knowledge about sustainable regional development, without the desire to pursue a research project.youll develop an in-depth understanding of the key biophysical, socioeconomic, geographic and infrastructure factors that influence the development of regions, as well as the strategic and technological tools to analyse and act on information to sustainably guide regional economic development. Sustainable regional development is critical to the economic performance of both developed and developing countries. With two thirds of Australia export earnings come from regional industries such as agriculture, tourism, retail, services and manufacturing, demand has risen sharply for professionals with the ability to undertake regional socioeconomic and environmental planning that looks to the long-term competitive advantages of regional areas, and propose appropriate policy responses. As a graduate of this course, Youll be well prepared to take advantage of these opportunities and equipped with the knowledge, skills and competencies to create new economic, social and environmental opportunities for regional/rural areas and communities by harnessing changes in globalisation, population growth and climate change.
Intake Months
MARCH, JULY
Delivery Locations
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Qualification
Graduate Diploma
Estimated annual course fee
AUD 32,240
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Duration
1 Year
Cricos
087663G
English language requirements
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6.5
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79
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58
Academic entry requirements
Prerequisites
an approved three-year undergraduate degree or equivalent from an approved university or other educational institution. equivalent qualifications through examination or relevant professional or industrial experience.
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Deakin University is an elite public technical and research university in Victoria, Australia. Founded in 1974 the university was named after the second Prime Minister of Australia, Alfred Deakin. Its main campuses are in Melbournes Burwood suburb, Geelong Waurn Ponds, Geelong Waterfront and Warrnambool, as well as the online Cloud Campus. Deakin also has learning centres in Dandenong, Craigieburn and Werribee, all in the state of Victoria.
With over 45 years of experience as one of Australias leading tertiary education providers, Deakin has won numerous awards and teaches over 60,000 students each year. They offer their students world-class programs and endless opportunities. Deakin University offers a personalised experience, enhanced by innovative digital engagement. They lead by creating opportunities to live and work in a connected, evolving world. Deakin is a leading university enabling globally connected education for the jobs of the future and research that makes a difference to their communities. They have a student-focused culture with a reputation for being accessible and friendly.
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Melbourne Burwood Campus - Deakin University

221 Burwood Highway Burwood, Victoria 3125

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Just 30 minutes from Melbournes city centre, the Melbourne Burwood Campus is Deakins largest campus by the number of students.