PHD in Sustainability

Study in Australia and Canada!

As a result of ongoing research collaborations between the Environmental Sustainability Research Centre (ESRC) at Brock University and the Sustainability Research Centre (SRC) at the University of the Sunshine Coast, a formal Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed in 2016. Through this MOU, two students have begun their studies to complete a PhD in Sustainability at the University of the Sunshine Coast where they enjoy supervision by researchers from both universities, and study in Australia and Canada. At this time we do not have any additional opportunities for joint PhD positions.

About the PhD in Sustainability at the University of the Sunshine Coast

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) is an advanced research program that fosters the development of independent research skills, scholarly analysis and an ability to communicate research findings. The University of the Sunshine Coast has a team of enthusiastic and experienced academics able to provide supervision across a broad range of research areas.


The core focus of sustainability aligns with the social, behavioural and economic sciences. In addressing concerns of society and the environment, this important transdisciplinary research area offers a broad spectrum of opportunity. Combine research across a range of disciplines to explore your own view of this transforming concept.

Click here to learn more about PhD programs at the University of the Sunshine Coast, including admission requirements and fees.