The Monash Sustainable Development Institute (MSDI) is a world leader in sustainable development, bringing together experts from multiple fields of endeavour in world-leading interdisciplinary programs and centres of excellence. Research undertaken at MSDI has a practical or policy emphasis that is solution focused. MSDI offers you a stimulating, supportive and professional environment within which you can explore the issues relating to climate change and sustainability facing society today.
A PhD taken at the MSDI takes the form of the Monash Doctoral Program - a PhD for the 21st century. The program enables you to complete extensive, independent research on an agreed topic under the supervision of at least two expert academics, You will also undertake a series of professional development activities or coursework units that equip you with the skills needed to make an impact in academia, industry, government or the wider community. Your study will result in a research thesis or alternative approved output, which makes a valuable contribution to the current body of knowledge on your chosen topic.