Social and Environmental Sustainability
Studying Social and Environmental Sustainability gives you the opportunity to learn about ways we can look after the environment and each other, from businesses and products through to policy and communities. You will understand how human behaviour, investment decisions, and society and culture can impact the world we live in.
UC's Bachelor of Social and Environmental Sustainability degree will give you foundational skills in recognising and creating sustainable change, and includes study in a major subject.
- Wide range of subjects and topics such as community development, Indigenous worldviews, business and advertising, and environmental policy so you can customise your study around issues you care about.
- Develop communication, leadership, and problem-solving skills to make real change for some of the world's biggest problems in the environment and in humanitarianism.
- Build on UC's growing reputation for humanitarian and social movements on disaster relief, terrorism, environmental science, and the rainbow community.
Bachelor of Social and Environmental Sustainability
UC offers the Bachelor of Social and Environmental Sustainability, which includes compulsory courses and study in one of the following majors:
There are many enterprises across industry and government needing support to become more sustainable and just. Knowing how to identify, critique, and actually make these necessary changes will make you hugely beneficial to our collective goal to make the world a better place.
Some career pathways could include:
- Policy and governance
- Business entrepreneurship
- Humanitarian aid.
Find out more about what you can do with a degree from UC.
Level 1, Elsie Locke Building – see campus maps
Te Kaupeka Toi Tangata | Faculty of Arts
Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury
Private Bag 4800
Browse related subjects to Social and Environmental Sustainability
Choose an area that you are interested in and learn how UC's extensive range of study options can let you study what you want to.
Political Science and International Relations is the study of our communities and how we make decisions collectively as governments, why we behave as we do as ...