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Modules

Important: We are currently updating this page to outline the modules offered in the 22-23 academic year.

We are continually updating our modules to reflect the latest research and expertise within our Department. Please check the module pages below for the most up-to-date information.

First-year core modules

For all GSD students (single and joint honours):

Code

Title

Convenor

CATS

Term

GD104

Economic Principles of Global Sustainable Development

Dr Marta Guerriero

15

Term One

GD106

Social Principles of Global Sustainable Development

Romain Chenet

15

Term One

GD105

Environmental Principles of Global Sustainable Development

GD105 Environmental Principles 2020-21 Module webpage

Dr Alastair Smith

15

Term Two

GD107

Global Sustainable Development Project

Dr Maria Gavris

Ninna Makrinov

15

Term Two


First-year optional modules

Code

Title

Convenor

CATS

Term

GD109

Biodiversity and Ecology

Dr Jess Savage

15

Term Three

GD108

Living with Water

Dr Jonathan Clarke

15

Term One

First-year single honours GSD students may be interested in studying the following Liberal Arts modules:

Code

Title

Convenor

CATS

Term

IP108

Qualitative Methods for Undergraduate Research

Dr Kirsten Harris

15

Term One

IP110

Quantitative Methods for Undergraduate Research

Dr Lauren Bird

15

Term Two

Second-year optional core modules

  • If you are not studying at Monash, you must take the optional core modules as a 30 CATS, year-long variant.
  • If you are studying at Monash in terms 2 and 3, you must choose optional core modules as a 15 CATS, Term One variant.
  • These modules can also be taken as optional modules (second-year students only), either as a 15 or 30 CATS variant.

Code

Title

Convenor

CATS

Term(s)

GD204-30, GD209-15,

GD212-15

Health and Sustainable Development

 

15 or 30

Term One
and/or Term Two

GD206-30, GD208-15, GD211-15

Inequalities and Sustainable Development: Inclusion and Dignity for All

(MODULE FULL for 2022/23)

Dr Marta Guerriero

15 or 30

Term One and/or Term Two

GD205-30, GD207-15, GD210-15

Security, Sovereignty and Sustainability in the Global
Food System

Dr Alastair Smith

Dr Mandy Sadan

15 or 30

Term One
and/or Term Two

Honours level optional modules

  • GSD students: These optional modules are available for GSD students in their second or final year (*except where indicated otherwise).
  • External students: For non-GSD students, please check each module page for availability as an outside module. if you wish to apply to take a GSD module, please complete the form.

Terms One and Two

Code

Title

Convenor

CATS

Terms

GD319

Sustainable Cities

*Final Year only

Dr Jonathan Clarke

Dr Alastair Smith

30

Terms One and Two

Term One

GD302

Surviving the Apocalypse

Romain Chenet

15

Term One

(in 21-22, Term 2)

GD305

Challenges of Climate Change

(MODULE FULL for 2022/23)

Dr Jess Savage

15

Term One

GD309

Debt, Money and Global Sustainable Development

(see here the 21-22 module page)

Dr Nicholas Bernards

15

Term One

GD315

Multilingualism and Sustainable Development

Dr Gioia Panzarella

15

Term One

GD311

The Energy Trilemma

*Final year only

(MODULE FULL for 2022/23)

Dr Jonathan Clarke

15

Term One

GD312

Realising Sustainable Development

* Final year only

(MODULE FULL for 2022/23)

Dr Jonathan Clarke

15

Term One

(in 21-22, Term 2)

GD313

Human Rights and Social Justice in Latin America and the Caribbean

*Final year only

(MODULE FULL for 2022/23)

Professor St├ęphanie Panichelli-Batalla 15 Term One

GD319

Sustainable Cities

*Final year only

Dr Alastair Smith

Dr Jonathan Clarke

15

Term One

Term Two

GD305

Challenges of Climate Change

(MODULE FULL for 2022/23)

Dr Jess Savage

15

Term Two

GD317

Managing Natural Resources

(MODULE FULL for 2022/23)

Dr Jess Savage

15

Term Two

GDXXX

Aid, Sustainable Development and International NGOs

(MODULE FULL for 2022/23)

TBC

15

Term Two

GDXXX

Gender and the Sustainable Development Agenda

(MODULE FULL for 2022/23)

Romain Chenet

15

Term Two

GD216

Good Governance and Sustainable Development

* Second year only

Dr Maria Gavris

15

Term Two

GDXXX

Migration and Sustainable Development: Global Trajectories and Representations

* Second year only

**NEW module in 22-23

Dr Gioia Panzarella

15

Term Two

GD310

World of Work: Global Perspectives on Labour and Livelihoods

*Final Year Only

(see here the 21-22 module page)

Dr Nicholas Bernards

15

Term Two

Study abroad (part-year)

Code

Title

Convenor

CATS

Terms

GD200

Study Abroad (Part Year)

Dr Marta Guerriero

60

Term Two and Three

Final-year core module

Code

Title

Convenors

CATS

Terms

GD307

Dissertation/Long Project

Dr Gioia Panzarella

30

Term One and Two


Modules only available to students based outside of the School for Cross-faculty Studies

Code

Title

Convenor

CATS

Term

GD306

Achieving Sustainability: Potentials and Barriers

Only available to students based outside of the School for Cross-faculty Studies

Dr Maria Gavris

15

Term One

GD213-15, GD214-15

Achieving Sustainability: Potentials and Barriers - Module offered through the Alliance Intensive Study Programme

Only available to students based outside of the School for Cross-faculty Studies

Dr Maria Gavris

15

Term Three

  Please note: Module availability and staffing may change year on year depending on availability and other operational factors. The School for Cross-faculty Studies makes no guarantee that any modules will be offered in a particular year, or that they will necessarily be taught by the staff listed on these pages.