Master of Green Chemistry and Sustainable Technologies

Monash University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00008C

The Master of Green Chemistry and Sustainable Technologies recognises the increasing demand for graduates with expertise in green chemistry to lead the transformation of chemical and other industries where chemistry and chemical engineering play a crucial role, in delivering the products coming from those industries.


  • The course is structured in four parts. Part A. Green and sustainable technology, Part B. Further studies in chemistry, Part C. Specialist studies in Green and sustainable technologies and Part D. Advanced practice in Green and sustainable technologies.Part A. Green and sustainable technologiesIn these studies, you will be introduced to key concepts in green and sustainable technologies including the design and thinking processes that lead to the production and management of future chemicals in a variety of industries. You will participate in a consultancy projects to gain an authentic perspective in the discipline.Part B. Further studies in chemistryIn these studies, you will develop the discipline knowledge and skills in chemistry required to study Parts A and C.Part C. Specialist studies in green and sustainable technologiesYou will develop expertise through studio-lab studies in design and chemical applications of chemistry. These studies are complemented by a range of units selected to either deepen your knowledge of green chemistry, managing sustainability or engaging with key concepts related to the environment. Part D. Advanced practice in green and sustainable technologiesYou will select a coursework pathway or thesis.The coursework pathway option includes the opportunity to undertake an internship in industry or a desktop project
  • these options are studied alongside a choice of listed electives. The second option is to undertake a 24 credit point research project requiring a thesis output. If you wish to use this Masters course as a pathway to a higher degree by research you should take this second option.


  • Green Chemistry and Sustainable Technologies

Standard entry requirements

  • An Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent) with at least first year Chemistry studies* and at least 60% (credit) average overall, or equivalent qualification and experience approved by the faculty leading the specialisation. *knowledge of topics in composition and nomenclature of matter
  • Physical, chemical, electrochemical properties of matter
  • Drivers of molecular interactions and stability
  • Quantifying chemical reactions
  • Principles of chemical analysis.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Clayton International: $97,200 No
  • Full-time : 2 years

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