Graduate Diploma in Sustainable Energy

Study Discipline: Environmental Science
Study Programme Details
City: Brisbane
Country: Australia
Admission Sessions: Autumn Session, Spring Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type



12 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Embark on a transformative journey with our Graduate Diploma in Sustainable Energy, where you’ll confront the pressing challenges at the intersection of energy, climate change, and sustainability. Over the course of one year, you’ll delve into interdisciplinary complexities and emerge equipped with the knowledge and skills necessary to ascend to leadership positions within the energy sector.

Led by esteemed academics, researchers, and industry practitioners, you’ll unravel the intricacies of energy generation, distribution, and supply, while navigating the hurdles of transitioning towards a sustainable energy future. With a flexible course structure designed to accommodate your schedule, coupled with exclusive networking opportunities, your career trajectory receives the support it deserves.


Unlock the door to a future powered by sustainable energy as you explore the pivotal roles of technology, policy, and innovation in energy project management and development. Throughout your journey, you’ll grasp the delicate balance between social, economic, and environmental considerations, gaining the expertise needed to seize the opportunities presented by the shift towards clean and decentralized renewable energy solutions. Plus, with the potential to fast-track into the Master of Sustainable Energy at UQ, your educational pursuits are poised for acceleration.

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline or equivalent
  • OR post-secondary studies with 3 years full-time equivalent relevant work experience
  • OR 5 years full-time equivalent relevant work experience
  • GPA of 4.5 on a 7-point scale in previous qualification
  • Relevant disciplines include engineering, science, environmental management, economics, commerce, business, public policy, international development, information technology, energy, law, or architecture/design
  • IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6.
  • TOEFL iBT (including Paper Edition) – Overall 87, listening 19, reading 19, writing 21, and speaking 19.
  • PTE Academic – Overall Score of 64 and 60 in all sub-bands.
  • BE – A minimum overall grade of 4 plus a minimum grade of C in all macro skills.
  • CES – Overall 176 and 169 in all sub-bands.
  • OET is not accepted.
  • Energy Principles and Renewable Energy
  • Climate Science and Policy
  • Energy and Development
  • Low Emission Technologies and Supply Systems
  • Energy Strategy, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship
  • Energy Efficiency and Transport
  • Energy Investment and Finance
  • Climate Science and Policy

Annual fee:

  • International:AUD $51,200
  • Domestic:$8,948

Future Career Outcomes

Our program prides itself on nurturing graduates who seamlessly transition into impactful roles within the energy sector. From renewable energy consultants spearheading transformative projects to energy policy analysts shaping governmental agendas, our alumni are making waves in the industry. With a curriculum meticulously crafted to align with industry demands and foster skills development, our graduates are primed to thrive in the evolving job market.

Visa Requirements:

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